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Viral Photo: Meryl Streep as "The Iron Lady"

While BoomTown usually does a video here, this photo that was just released of actress Meryl Streep in the guise of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is freaky.

As in freaky accurate. I am sure Streep’s performance will also rate, as she did playing Julia Child, in the movie about Thatcher that will come out this year.

See for yourself:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work