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How Movies Receive Their Ratings

Many Americans use the MPAA’s formalized rating system as a guide for which films to see. The Onion provides a step-by-step view into how these ratings are chosen:

‘Winnie-The-Pooh’ Turns 90

Winnie-The-Pooh, the A.A. Milne series featuring a stuffed bear and his toy animal friends, debuted 90 years ago this week. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s nearly century-long run:
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Life After Michael

With Michael Jordan closing out what could be his last season, the NBA may soon have to face life without its biggest draw and greatest ambassador. What do you think about such a prospect?
  • "I will not watch NBA games when Michael Jordan retires. He is the only one who puts the ball in the hoop in a manner I enjoy."

    Jennifer Croydon Waitress
  • "I can't believe the NBA is going to retire Jordan. It's just another sad example of how the black man is mistreated in our society."

    Wayne Eccles Systems Analyst
  • "Perhaps the NBA could make up for the inevitable loss of revenue by selling some sort of merchandise."

    Richard Hooton Cinematographer
  • "Michael introduced me to something amazing, something I enjoy far more than anything else in the world—shooting kids for their shoes."

    Robert Zahn Electrician
  • "The real question is: What will the NBA do when Jud Buechler retires?"

    Aaron Milburn Telemarketer
  • "No one can take Michael's place: Shaquille O'Neal's commercials totally suck."

    Amanda Platt Graduate Student

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