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Channel-surfing the vast cultural wasteland: No sooner had we survived the third — dare we hope, final — Sharknado movie, than had the Syfy channel graced us with “Lavalantula,” about fire-breathing tarantulas that emerge from volcanos. It airs tonight at 9.

Here’s a fun game to play with the kids on long drives: Syfy movie producer. Take an animal from the following list: grizzly bear, fire ant, hyena or giant squid; and mix and match with a disaster from this list: earthquake, hurricane, Greek debt crisis or GOP presidential candidate debate.

Then, the others were standing? President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya, the first visit ever by a sitting U.S. president of the African nation. Obama previously visited his father’s homeland in 2006 while he was a U.S. senator.

Donald Trump has visited Kenya, too, while he scoured the basements of hospitals and government buildings for Obama’s Kenyan birth certificate.

Don’t know much about history: On this day in 1965, Bob Dylan was booed as he played at the Newport Folk Festival. The negative reaction has been blamed either on his switch to an electric guitar, poor audio quality or the shortness of the set.

Fifty years later, has it ever occurred to anyone that it might have been his voice?

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