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While you were trademarking your name, Octomom, we were putting together April’s Awesome List!

Afterbirth: Stories You Won’t Read in a Parenting Magazine

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BOOK
St. Martin’s Press
In shops: 1 May

For the ADD generation who want to have the babies, here’s a book that’s just your speed. These non-fiction confessionals shoot from the hip about the way kids will change your life. The contributing writers include: Cindy Chupack (‘Sex and the City’ writer), Matthew Weiner (creator of ‘Mad Men’) and many other names (not so much faces) that you would recognize. It’s some funny reading when you need a break from all that child-proofing.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: The New(est) Trailer


FILM
Warner Bros.
Online now

Hulu had a countdown and it keep us at our desks until the time had come.  Check out the most recent of the trailers for HP5.

Mandy Moore in ‘Details’ Magazine

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Matthias Vriens for DETAILS Magazine
Magazine
In Stores Now

I don’t think I really need to go far into this one. See more at Details.com.

Michael J. Fox
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Gutsy, out-of-character role on “Rescue Me” and new book on optimism.

Paula Deen’s Churros


FOOD

This is the last thing you want to stumble upon while aimlessly watching cooking clips on the web. It just makes you want to go out and get the deep fryer going. Delish.

Pie in the Sky

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DVD
Acorn Media
In shops now

For those of us needing a fix of pies and mysteries in the wake of ABC’s ‘Pushing Daisies,’ have a go at a British show called ‘Pie in the Sky’ starring Richard Griffiths (“The History Boys” + “Harry Potter”) as a detective who leaves the force for the bakery.

“Heroes”
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NBC series has finally gotten good again.

Black Eyed Peas – “Boom Boom Pow”
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Black Eyed Peas are back on top of the charts.