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The 404 Throwback Ep. 820: Where we stop using cliches for show titles (podcast)

Travel back with us to a Friday the 13th in 2011 for today's classic rerun.

By August 14, 2014

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Ep. 820: Where we stop using cliches for show titles

It's Friday the 13th, but nothing is creepier than this morning's news about Ashton Kutcher replacing Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men. On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, we're talking about the list of other potential castings for the slot, the Library of Congress launching a National Jukebox, a pricey out of court settlement from Limewire, and a user-submitted picture of Natali Morris that's too wrong not to show.

By May 13, 2011

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The 404 820: Where we stop using cliches for show titles (podcast)

It's Friday the 13th, but nothing is creepier than this morning's news about Ashton Kutcher replacing Charlie Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men.' On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, we're talking about the list of other potential castings for the slot, the Library of Congress launching a National Jukebox, a pricey out of court settlement from Lime Wire, and a user-submitted picture of Natali Morris that's too wrong not to show.

By May 13, 2011

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Language of Facebook: Women talk about shopping, men curse

The largest ever linguistic study of Facebook postings concludes that we are all appalling cliches.

By October 1, 2013

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What happens when a cliche outlasts the technology that inspired it?

The movie "License to Wed" has critics writing that Robin Williams' character puts the bride and groom "through the ringer." Anyone remember the original clothes wringers that inspired this cliche?

By July 5, 2007

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Top cliches in sci-fi cinema

By September 27, 2006

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10 cliches in stock photos

By May 29, 2006

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Samsung tries to be Apple in new Galaxy S II ad

A new ad for the Samsung Galaxy S II tries to offer the philosophy and humanity of an Apple ad. And then it starts offering cliches about the product.

By September 13, 2011

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Kenny G to make Audi Super Bowl star again?

Audi distances itself from from the cliches of luxury with an ad featuring musician Kenny G in today's Super Bowl. The company has prereleased a longer Kenny G film--it might be the game's funniest ad.

By February 6, 2011

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Five iPhone apps for writers

Think you've got the write stuff? Maybe you'll avoid dreadful cliches like that one if you stock your iPhone with these handy tools, many of which are free.

By April 22, 2009