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Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
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What States Have the Highest Unemployment Rates?

It’s not easy being unemployed or under-employed, but you are definitely not alone. Even with a highly positive new jobs report just out and the country apparently on an upswing, an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent means a lot of people still need jobs.

But that doesn’t mean the situation is hopeless for anyone. If you’re spent on looking for available jobs in your current locale because it seems like the well has dried, you could be right. Some states have higher unemployment rates than others, and you could be stuck living somewhere that’s not helping you. It might be time to relocate.

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What States Have the Lowest Unemployment Rates?

If you’ve been struggling to find a new job, get that first job out of college or get back to work, perhaps it’s a change of location you need. The unemployment rate is not equal across the states, and for all the tough economic news of the past several years, things aren't all that bad in certain places.

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Turn Your Hobby Into a Job

The job market is tough these days. Many people are coping with sudden layoffs, and others are struggling to find work after completing college or earning a new degree. Skilled professionals could wait months or years to find a job in the field of their expertise.

But if one of these descriptions matches you, that doesn't mean you can’t find exciting ways to earn money.

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The 2013 Oscar for Best Closing Goes to the ‘Here’s to the Losers’ Tribute Song [VIDEO]

After a rather entertaining open to the 2013 Oscars, host Seth MacFarlane clearly didn’t want it to end with just the hurried list of sponsors and the usual “let’s get to your local news as quickly as possible even though we just sucked 4 hours of your life away” attitude of the closing.

How do we know that? Because he made sure there was a really awesome closing song.

Dedicated to the evening’s losers.

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2013 Oscars – Ang Lee Wins Best Director for ‘Life of Pi’ [VIDEO]

Because it’s always fun to award the Oscar for Best Achievement in Directing to a director for whom English is a second language -- will we ever forget ‘Life Is Beautiful’ and Roberto Benigni? -- the Academy chose Ang Lee. Although Michael Haneke for ‘Amour’ was probably a close second.

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We were all not shocked when Anne Hathaway won the Oscar for best supporting actress.
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2013 Oscars – Anne Hathaway Wins Best Supporting Actress + Doesn’t Bother Acting Surprised [VIDEO]

As even our pet rocks predicted, Anne Hathaway won the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of Fantine in ‘Les Miserables.’

It’s okay when they give Dame Judi Dench an Oscar for barely appearing in a film -- look up ‘Shakespeare In Love’ -- but she’s a Dame. We aren't sure it's cool if the actress hasn't been recognized by the Queen.

For her role, Anne Hathaway cut off her hair and cried while she sang and then she was done. It’s possible the Academy – while not surprising us at all – may have disappointed us just a bit.

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