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• About 12 nerdy hippies descended upon a pub in Philadelphia to celebrate an obsolete tool from a bygone era: the manual typewriter. I’m surprised they managed to get 12 people to show up. From azcentral: Event organizer Michael McGettigan says he values the durability of typewriters, which unlike quickly obsolete computers can go on for decades as long as ribbons can be had. He says the disadvantages are the slowness and weight of the machines – and “people going ‘What’s with you?'”

• Breaking news: DeSean Jackson is good at returning punts. [Bob’s Blitz]

• Hey, at least the Philly newspapers didn’t get all punny about the miraculous comeback win. Oh wait. [Busted Coverage]

• The best Manningface ever! [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

• If you have been in the market for a Donovan McNabb Redskins jersey but were worried about the price, now’s your chance. [D.C. Sports Bog]

• And here’s a pictorial representation of Donovan’s benching. [TAUNTR]

• New York Rangers’ Dale Weise has a drinking problem. [Off the Bench]

• Say what you want about the guy, but Chiefs QB Matt Cassell must be one tough S.O.B. [Larry Brown Sports]

• Dan Connolly is one athletic offensive lineman, as evidenced by his amazing kickoff return last night. [Outside the Boxscore]

• Blake Griffin continues to dazzle while playing for the woeful Clippers. [Outside the Boxscore]

• This old Starting Lineup commercial is retro gold. [Sharapova’s Thigh]

The Onion Headline of the Day: Opium-Inspired Ad Executive Composes Epic Tums Jingle