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Luke Burbank: A star is born out of Norway's butter shortage, and the politics of Facebook friending

Land O' Lakes whipped butter.
Land O' Lakes whipped butter.
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Luke Burbank, host of the podcast Too Beautiful to Live, joins Madeleine for his weekly analysis of the week's obscure headlines: Awesome/Not Awesome. This week Luke talks about a Norwegian internet star's rant against comedians making light of the weighty matter of Norway's butter shortage. Plus, Nielsen releases a study about how people friend and unfriend on Facebook.

A butter message to the USA from Norwegian "blogger" star, Tommy