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Today's lunchtime must-reads for Memorial Day Friday: Alien child stars and smoking pot with Barack Obama.

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The Caterham Formula One car of driver Heikki Kovalainen of Finland is removed from the track following his crash during the second practice session at the Monaco F1 Grand Prix May 24, 2012.

The Users’ Guide to Smoking Pot with Barack Obama: Don’t get crusty if you’re stuck in the office the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. You — yes, you — are one of the lucky ones. Because this. Is. Insane. (Buzzfeed)

30 Unlikely Famous People Who Have a Law Degree. Hey, you know who still got his law degree? Barack Obama. (Mental Floss)

Who’s that in the Gatsby Trailer? Why, it’s South Asian superstar Amitabh Bachchan! We’re betting he’s the best thing in the film. (Divanee)

Today in Inevitable Facepalm: Conservative group One Million Moms says it will boycott D.C. and Marvel comics over prominent gay characters. Because that’s usually the best way to get kids to stop reading comic books. (The Daily

What Were They Thinking? In which we channel the inner monologues of Will Smith and his family, who hit the red carpet wearing an unusual array of clothing. (Go Fug Yourself)

Happy 30th Birthday, E.T.! If he’s like any of the other child stars in the film, we’re betting E.T. at 30 is basically Paul. Here’s 10 things we bet you didn’t know about the movie. (

Happy Long Weekend! From the laziest animal you’ll see all day. (The Daily