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Studios To Movie Fans: Take Our Clips, Please

Studios and content owners are worried about the appearance of unauthorized clips on YouTube, but one startup is trying to help make it possible to share clips legally.

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Comedian Samantha Bee, seen here in April 2011, is writing about parenting at her new blog.

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Comedian Samantha Bee Makes A Parenting Meal Of 'Eating Over The Sink'

Comedian Samantha Bee may be familiar from The Daily Show, but now she's joined the ranks of parenting bloggers.

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