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We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

"This seems really important," an Atlantic Wire staffer told me. Why yes, yes it is. Kelly Clarkson covered the biggest song of the year might officially kill the phenomenon that is Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe." The ball (and "Since U Been Gone") is in your court, Carly Rae:

Why, yes, we'd totally tune into a Breaking Bad/Seinfeld/Jesse Pinkman sitcom:

And in case you wondered how Michael Winslow was spending his time waiting for the next Police Academy installment ...

We're not even going to pretend we know what kind of shenanigans go on at The Today Show (OK, except for the Ann Curry hates Matt Lauer saga). But we are betting that no one ever comes close to beating Al Roker in a staring contest, nope not even you Natalie Morales. 

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