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Viral Video: "Eat Pray Love" (Plus Elizabeth Gilbert's "Doomed" TED Speech)

While the film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s hit book, “Eat Pray Love,” has exactly zero rock-em-sock-em blockbustery feel, unlike all the others being released this summer, its trailer is gaining in popularity online.

The movie, which stars Julia Roberts, is about a woman in search of, well, herself, via copious travel.

Here’s the video of the trailer, as well as a speech Gilbert gave at TED in 2009 about creativity and genius and how the success of her book and, now, movie, might mean she is doomed:


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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