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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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New NPR Head Comes From 'Sesame Street'

National Public Radio announced Sunday that its new CEO would be Gary Knell, CEO of the Sesame Workshop, home of Sesame Street. What do you think?

  • "Shoot. I was really hoping they would hire Catherine Sanchez, executive director of fundraising and donor relations at WQED Pittsburgh."

    Geoff Neeley Rack Loader
  • "As the type of person who ascribes sexual orientations to children's puppets, I'm sure this person is just another left-wing nut who will only further NPR's liberal agenda."

    Violet Anderson Weft Straightener
  • "Just to make sure, somebody's running Sesame Street now, right?"

    Andy Elliman Unemployed

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