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Awesome/Not Awesome: Murdoch on Twitter, Kardashian tax and Happy Dead Guy Days!

Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendy Deng Murdoch.
Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendy Deng Murdoch.
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Luke Burbank, host of the podcast Too Beautiful to Live, joins us for his weekly analysis of the headlines. This week: Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter while a fake Wendy Deng Murdoch account is mistakenly verified by Twitter. A California group is calling for a millionaire's tax and using the Kardashians as unwilling spokespeople. And Luke also talks about Nederland, Colorado, a town that has an annual festival in honor of a frozen dead guy.

Here is the video from the Tax Kim Kardashian campaign: