Weekend Reading: Memorial Day Edition



Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell:

New Muppets teaser parodies The Hangover and features one hilariously awesome cameo!

More Hangover: Check out Anthony Salveggi's review of The Hangover Part II here.

Planning to do something other than see Hangover II this weekend? Check out CL's list of Memorial Day events around Tampa Bay.

Gas prices decline in advance of Memorial Day weekend.

Keep reading for more of this weekend's must-read news …

NPR: War crimes fugitive Ratko Mladic is caught in Serbia.

Slate.com's Jack Shafer would rather go blind than look at a world made whole through the Bloomberg View.

RollingStone.com: Jimmy Fallon's Neil Young impersonation along with the real David Crosby and Graham Nash perform a beautifully harmonized folk rendition of Miley Cyrus' "Party in the U.S.A."

Mother Jones: Here are some photos of California's jam-packed prisons. They helped influence the recent Supreme Court Ruling on California's prison downsizing.

Trailer for The Decedents, which stars George Clooney in another award-bait performance. The film is director Alexander Payne's long awaited follow-up to his 2004 hit Sideways:

A report has surfaced saying that legendary Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman was switched at birth.

MUBI.com unveiled this gorgeous new poster (designed by Sam Smith) for the re-release of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1973 sci-fi head trip World on a Wire. Here's the trailer:

LA Weekly's Karina Longworth has an excellent wrap-up of this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Parks and Recreation's Tom Haverford want to show you what's inside his lunch box.

Salon.com's Matt Zoller Seitz on Oprah's warm, funny, self-aggrandizing goodbye.

Planet Money Podcast: Why do we need the IMF?

Looking for a high-tech job? Try Cotton!

Hilarious NSFW Bridesmaids outtakes:

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