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Love Client Number 9: Eliot Spitzer Gets Mashed-Up!

You knew it was only a matter of seconds before there would be video mash-ups on the Web related to the prostitution troubles of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer.

Some are pretty racy, of course, because the story is, well, pretty racy, generating the most excellent headline from the New York Post: “Ho No!”

But here are two I liked a lot. The first is from Barry Mitchell on the accordion in a song parody using the Searchers’ ditty, “Love Potion Number 9.” And the second does a very funny take-off of “The Odd Couple,” pairing Spitzer with another Luv Guv–New Jersey’s Jim McGreevey.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus