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This Toy Must Kill at Show and Tell

A protest over Dexter serial killer doll being sold at Toys “R” Us.  Just be sure your kids learn an important life lesson from it:  yes, killing is wrong, but at least Dexter always cleans up after himself!  [ABC Affiliate]

More children being held back by parents and entering kindergarten at age six, so that they’re stronger and more advanced than peers.  Also, more legal drinking time in college.  Woo-hoo!  [NYT]

It’s a boy for the Travoltas.  Let the downpour of blue-colored gifts begin… [People]

Los Angeles unveils costliest school in the nation, with $100 million-plus campuses boasting “architectural panache and deluxe amenities.”  How idiotic!  How wasteful!  How… do I get my kid enrolled there?  [MSNBC]

A satisfying solution to having to do laundry.  That doesn’t require simply buying new clothes.  [Teeny Manolo]

Latino sextuplets to star in TLC’s new series, Sextuplets Take New York.  Which SHOULD have been called Sextuplets and the City.  [New York Magazine]

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Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. A humor columnist for Disney, Nickelodeon, Scary Mommy, Reductress and Redbook, she also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation (so send all complaints to them).

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