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The busy holiday travel season is upon us, and many of us are flying from various corners of the world to others. Here as always to help prepare you for the harsh realities around you, WNV takes a look at the types of people every flight is bound to encounter.

Black Friday

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Black Friday has been vilified in the media for the violent, frenzied behavior it induces in the public. Many prominent figures have asked if stores go too far with advertising and deals, creating a "perfect storm" scenario. We at WNV have a very different question to on our minds: do they go far enough?

Thanksgiving Drinks

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The holiday season is in full swing here at WNV, and we were hoping to share a little of our spirit with all of you. Spirits, more accurately. Here are a few of our favorite thanksgiving drinks to help you get weird this year.

Meat Alloys and Marketing Ploys

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Spam has been an ongoing annoyance since the beginning of telecommunications. Be it via telemarketer, SMS, ad-ware or e-mails, that's not a lot you can do to avoid it. In a heroic recreation of the final scene from Independence Day, Admiral Rowe hurls himself headlong into the belly of the beast. I don't have a good feeling about the outcome.

For Fuck's Sake, Twitter: Eh? Edition

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Hey guys did you hear about Rob Ford, the crack-smoking, drunk-driving Mayor of Toronto? Well, unfortunately for us all, Twitter definitely has, and as always, they hold only the most interesting of opinions about him and the future of his career.

Asgardian Heroes and Lighting Schemes

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I recently sat down to watch the film Thor: The Dark World. Consequently, I now have opinions regarding Thor: The Dark World.

Pope's Memoirs: Red Sox

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Some will call me monster for what I've done. Some will call me hero. But none of that matters to me. Not anymore. What's important is that we won. There were certain measures that had to be taken in order for that to happen, and those choices are now mine to live with.

The History of Halloween

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Halloween is a tradition that has endured for thousands of years in hundreds of cultures, and that is showing no signs of slowing down. While Christmas is slowly gorging itself on more and more of the year, lets step back and take a look at this spooky, scary custom's extensive history.

Pope's Memoirs: Working With Whitey

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In his many years traveling this Earth, Pope has experienced a great deal, and learned even more. In our new series, Pope's Memoirs, he shares some of that immense knowledge with the rest of us. Or he just makes a bunch of shit up. It's really hard to tell sometimes.

WNV: Insider

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Today we take a look behind the WNV curtain and see how the metaphorical (and occasionally literal) sausage is made. If you've ever wondered what fanciful adventures of literary and cultural discovery we go on to create content for this website, then buckle up: this one's gonna be underwhelming.