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Radioactive monster Godzilla stomps through a city and eats a commuter train in a scene from Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, directed by Ishiro Honda and Terry O. Morse. The 1956 film was a re-edited version of the 1954 Japanese film Gojira, directed by Honda. Embassy Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Movie Mutants Give A Face To Our Nuclear Fears

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Artist Alley residents at Zenkaikon V Steven Schultz/Zenkaikon V hide caption

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Comedian Gilbert Gottfried, seen here at the Comedy Central Roast Of David Hasselhoff in August 2010, recently lost his job voicing the Aflac duck over his tweets about Japan. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The Hazards Of Twitter: How Much Is Too Much In 140 Characters Or Less?

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Dialect Coach To The Stars Dies

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Actor Charlie Sheen's bizarre media blitz has struck a chord with some people in recovery. Ed Andrieski/AP hide caption

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Sheen's Drama: For Recovering Addicts, It's Personal

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Emil Richards has played percussion on countless classic film and TV soundtracks. Courtesy of Yamaha Artist Services hide caption

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Tale of the tape: a vintage Bob Marley cassette. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cassette Tapes Get A West Coast Rewind

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