Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: RIP Sidney Lumet

Famed Hollywood director Sidney Lumet died over the weekend, which is a sad passing given his immense talent.

Along with classic movies like “Serpico” and “Dog Day Afternoon,” Lumet also directed “Network.” It is BoomTown’s go-to film for the answers to every one of life’s questions.

At the very least, because of its iconic “mad as hell” scene with actor Peter Finch, embedded here:


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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