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Viral Video: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

The popular, albeit odd, book is coming out as a movie this summer, with the description: “President Lincoln’s mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.”

Alrighty, then — a Civil War-“Twilight” mashup!

Here’s the creepily fantastic trailer:


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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