Links: “The Ballad of Steven Slater” celebrates America’s new hero

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A list of the most overused movie-trailer songs. I didn't even realize how much I hate these songs until I read this list.

Red Velvet Fried Chicken. It's what you end up with when you cross an ironic cupcake-baking Vassar grad with Paula Deen. That, and a stomach ache. 

"The Ballad of Steven Slater." In retrospect, I'm kind of surprised it took this long for the internet to start making tribute songs to it's new hero – the beer-stealing, slide-inflating flight attendant we all wish we could be like.

Unicorns are such jerks! These drawings – from C.W. Moss' forthcoming book – are all the proof we ever needed.

In a good week for gay news, liberal pundit Stephanie Miller came out today. Which doesn't seem very surprising, but still, good for her.

And finally, terror babies. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, CNN's Anderson Cooper brings us this nutty new story. Goodbye peaceful nights of slumber.