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    I Think About This a Lot: Ron Howard’s Cameo in the ‘Blame It’ VideoWho, when they hear, “Blame it on the Goose / Gotcha feelin’ loose,” thinks of the dude who made A Beautiful Mind?
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    I Think About This a Lot: Greta Thunberg’s Mom, a Europop IconHer performance on Eurovision is pure, operatic camp.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams Kissing at a DinerWhy are these rumpled, sort-of dirty paparazzi pics so hot?
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    I Think About This a Lot: Fifth Harmony’s Bulldozer Performance on Jimmy KimmelWho among us hasn’t needlessly performed work on the job?
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    I Think About the ‘We Are the World’ Parody Song for LeBron James a LotCleveland, sing-begging is not a good look.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Un-reinvention of Jerry SpringerIs it time to accept Jerry Springer back into our hearts and adulterous relationships?
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Poker Game in The Parent TrapBecause nothing is more relatable to 12-year-old girls than a tense game of cards.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Tom Hanks’s Best Line in Sleepless in SeattleMe to the last glass of wine left in the bottle: “You’re all I’ve got.”
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Time Robert Pattinson Blatantly Lied on Today ShowWithout blinking, the actor invented a story about watching a clown explode on live TV.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Kirstie Alley’s Condolence Tweet to Stephen HawkingIt forced me to admit that I know more about Scientology than I do about science.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Time Coolio Cheated on ChoppedThe rapper is a hero to everyone who has ever presented a store-bought pie as homemade.
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    I Think About This a Lot: John Mayer’s Cruise Ship Music FestivalImagine being trapped on a boat with John Mayer and his biggest fans.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Michele Bachmann Claiming Her Favorite Food Is CeleryDoes she really find nothing better than gnawing on a piece of celery? Nothing?
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Time Bob Dylan Starred in a Victoria’s Secret AdWhy did a brand known for scantily clad supermodels pick the 60-something singer for a cameo?
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    I Think About This a Lot: Heidi Montag Subtweeting Everyone Who’s Written a BookNever has a burn been so expertly crafted.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Most Epic Cake Boss Quote Ever“You can’t arrest me! I’m the Cake Boss!”
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    I Think About This a Lot: Guns N’ Roses November Rain Video From 1991The Guns N’ Roses song folds Axel, Slash, Stephanie Seymore, love, and heartbreak into a nine-minute epic.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Mitt Romney’s Michigan Trees QuoteLittle puzzled journalists as much as the presidential candidate saying that the state is where “the trees are the right height.”
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Cat Massage VideoTen years ago, during the summer between my freshman and sophomore years of college, a now-classic viral video colonized my brain.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Sheryl Crow’s Toilet Paper ControversyHer recommendation was not another mere feel-good aphorism about being kinder to Mother Earth, but completely ruthless in its specificity.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Seventeen Magazine’s All-Day Date PrepThe date prep was extreme, exaggerated, and unnecessary. But also … kind of amazing?
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Lemonheads on Jenny JonesThis performance perfectly illustrates the musicians struggle against the powers that be.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Justin Bieber’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ Lip-SyncThis particular video felt real to me if only because it came out before that kind of thing was a regular occurrence.
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    I Think About This a Lot: When Harry Styles Quoted When Harry Met SallyThat Harry, a man who is Hot To Me, does not shy away from things that are typically associated with women, is thrilling.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Vanderpump Rules EditionFrom Tom Sandoval’s bleached haircut to Ariana and Kristen fighting about comedy, 13 writers share the moments that have stuck with them.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Brace Stress-Eating on GigolosIn just over four minutes, Brace goes through nearly every human emotion … and almost every food group.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The ‘N Sync Song ‘Space Cowboy’The whole thing is littered with references to the End Times.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Marge Simpson’s Pink Chanel SuitRight away the suit changes her, giving Marge the luxurious veneer she thought essential for impressing the chichi women at the country club.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Brad Pitt’s Prison ToiletI’m convinced it was the final straw in his relationship with Jennifer Aniston.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Britney Spears’s 2001 VMAs PerformanceNot since the Garden of Eden has there been a more famous snake.
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    I Think About This a Lot: This Photo of Kate Beckinsale and Michael SheenTo me, they are the pinnacle of enjoyable celebrity couples and they’re not even technically a couple.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Headline “Goat ‘Only Respects One Man’”When I first saw it way back in 2013, I felt as if I was having a religious experience.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Paris Trip in Frances HaI love the aggressive desperation of the Paris trip — it makes my heart blush.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Dina Lohan Getting Her Carvel Card RevokedHow many Fudgie the Whale cakes could Dina Lohan possibly need?
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    I Think About This a Lot: Keri Russell Walking in Stilettos After a BlizzardI will never be the kind of woman who can pull this off, but it would be nice, even for a day.
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    I Think About This a Lot: A Sumerian Goddess’s Romantic DemandIt’s a useful thing to wonder in general as you enter a bar or swipe through dating apps.
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    I Think About This a Lot: How Kevin Was the Hottest Backstreet BoyIn the documentary, he wears either cargo pants or cargo shorts, depending on the weather, and guess what? He still looks hot.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The SVU Episode Where They Subpoenaed Donald RumsfeldSpending the better part of an episode chasing the fantasy that you could bring these powers to face some kind of justice was intoxicating.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Opening Lines of This Pitbull and Ne-Yo SongThe lyrics are sung with a cheery insouciance, but without fail, they cause me to panic.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Chloë Sevigny and Pauly D at a Knicks GameI see myself smack in the middle of their gaze.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Sopranos EditionIn honor of the show’s 20th anniversary, 11 writers share the moments they always come back to.
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    All the Things We Thought About a Lot This YearJanuary Jones getting out of a cab, Salman Rushdie’s thirsty Facebook DMs, and much, much more.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Riley Finn Leaving Buffy in a HelicopterThis is how all bad relationships should end.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Holiday EditionNine writers tell us the holiday-themed pop-culture moments that have stayed with them over the years.
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    I Think About This a Lot: This Prince Parody Account TweetThe stars aligned, the heavens opened up for one brief, shining moment, and the best reply possible was delivered.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Ina Garten Saying ‘Store-bought Is Fine’The phrase makes her cooking more accessible — and puts me in my place.
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    I Think About This a Lot: Bella and Edward’s First Kiss in TwilightA decade later, that kiss should look tamer to me. But it doesn’t.
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    I Think About This a Lot: St. Vincent Saying ‘I Love You’This video forces me to acknowledge that I have something in common with the kind of dudes who leave comments on clips of cute girls being cute.
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    I Think About This a Lot: A Tweet About Steve Bannon Getting the Death PenaltyIn a perverse way, it’s heartening — kookiness truly knows no political-party bounds.
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    I Think About This a Lot: The Pinball Episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark?Getting stuck inside the pinball machine has always been my go-to for things gone irreversibly bad.
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