Back at the Hotel Biron in San Francisco! Join this week's discussion about a new Chinese high speed train concept, a poor girlfriend gets an unfortunate proposal, the worst possible human extremity gets tazed, an awesome new Star Wars Adidas commercial and is the death of the good old fashioned brewski upon us?
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Turns out, the consumption of beer is significantly down. According to this article, "According to a recent article in Ad Age, sales of Bud Light are down 5.3 percent in 2010, while Miller Lite is down 7.5 percent. In fact, only four of the top 30 brands saw sales increase. These are not slight changes. For an industry that relies on slow and steady annual growth, they represent a full-blown crisis." Kevin serves as a case in point as he sips his half-beer/half-lemonade concoction.
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Girlfriend Killed By Lightning Minutes Before Proposal
A couple goes into the woods in Knoxville, Tennessee. Boy gets ready to propose; lightning strikes the girlfriend dead. End of story. The boys then discuss their dream proposals, among other girl talk topics.
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New Adidas Commercial Combines Snoop Dogg & Star Wars
Just when we thought the Cantina Band couldn't get any more badass, in comes Oasis, David Beckham, Daft Punk and that kid from all the Judd Apatow movies. Check it! Also, Daft Punk should have been in the original Star Wars movies.
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Dad Tazes Daughter's Friend For Sending Penis Text
A French Valley father suspected of tying up and using a stun gun on a 23-year-old man who sent his 17-year-old daughter an explicit cell phone picture was charged this week with multiple felonies. Seems a bit extreme, amirite?
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