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Dead Women Crossing, OK.

When your town’s name really is just a seed to a elaborate murder mystery…your town is Dead Women Crossing in Oklahoma. The origin of the name involves divorce, prostitutes, murder, and even suicide. Not necessarily in the order one would … Continue reading

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Rifle, CO.

You’d think that the town of Rifle in Colorado would have been linked to a lot of cool pop culture particularly of the western variety. However, it seems the best it can do was being mentioned in Stephen King’s The … Continue reading

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Ninety Six, SC

It stands to reason that the more specific the town name, the easier it should be to identify the origin of the name. Ninety Six exists to dissuade you from that notion. There is much confusion about the mysterious name, … Continue reading

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Puyallup, Wa.

Somebodyisfromhere.com is not above pandering. At one point the state with the most site views on Somebodyisfromhere.com was Washington. So hello, Washintonians, do you know where the town Puyallup got its name? Named after the Puyallup Tribe of Native Americans, Puyallup … Continue reading

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How Somebodyisfromhere.com Ruined Atlantic City.

Somebodyisfromhere.com ruined Atlantic City. In the whimsical years pre-recession he used to go to Atlantic City maybe once a week. Especially in summer. He would gamble every time. Win or lose he’d spend money on booze. When he’d win he’d … Continue reading

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Icelandic Wolf of Wall Street Page.

Usually when an American flag appears on the top right of an international site, it’s about what language you wish to use while browsing. Not so with this news site. Some evil looking American flags here. The film in the … Continue reading

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Monuments Men, George Clooney, and Europe.

In The Monuments Men, George Clooney just saved Europe, but if you were to look around Switzerland, it would seem like he already had. The film, based on a true story and book by Robert Edsel, follows a group of … Continue reading

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Oskaloosa, Ia.

It is certain the town of Oskaloosa when translated breaks down into something as deep and as mysterious as a True Detective trailer. It’s just a matter of interpretation what it exactly means. Wiki declares, “It means “last of the … Continue reading

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McConaughey: Part 2.

Somebodyisfromhere.com just watched Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyer’s Club. In that film, McConaughey slims down to shocking proportions to play a homophobic AIDS patient. The dude has come a long way from the Kate Hudson movies. In July of 2012, … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown.

The government shutdown has different ramifications for different People. Somebodyisfromhere.com’s inconvenience occurred in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, when the government normally shuts down (snow and the like), Somebodyisfromhere.com usually goes to the bar in sweatpants. The government is currently shut … Continue reading

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