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Two Items For The Royal-Wedding-Phobe

Our plane was actually landing in London in 1997 while Princess Diana's funeral was going on, and we were moved by the mood of countrywide sadness (no, we're not British). But the current royal hoopla leaves us cold.

For those of a similar bent, there's the report on the special button you can click on The Guardian's Web site to get rid of all coverage of Kate and William's wedding, as profiled by the Huffington Post.

And the video clip of "The Colbert Report"'s "My Fair Steven" segment, which Ad Age's Simon Dumenco calls "the deftest, funniest deconstruction of the media's royally-induced hype machine and overreaching Anglophilia we've seen anywhere."



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