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Conan O'Brien Used To Be A Great Boss. Then The Government Shutdown Gave Him An Idea.

What could force Conan O'Brien to pit email-answerers against Brita water filter re-fillers? Only a completely unavoidable government shutdown has that kind of power. At least Conan knows he's being ridiculous when he arbitrarily puts jobs on hiatus.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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