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A quick update on March’s most popular VSLs:

1. Judging by the number of our subscribers who clicked over to it, this month’s most compelling VSL Website was the interactive Social Explorer, which maps out America bit by granular bit according to demographics. Have a burning desire to know which state is the richest or whitest or has the biggest lesbian population? It’s all there. If you haven’t yet seen it, click here.

2. Appropriately enough, the most popular book on VSL this month was The Enlightened Bracketologist: The Final Four of Everything. Thanks to editors Mark Reiter and Richard Sandomir, and their dozens of contributors, we now have definitive answers about what comes out on top among more than 100 quirky categories including Bald Guys, Bob Dylan Songs, and Punctuation. Click here to read the original VSL e-mail.

3. The most popular recent DVD? Chloe in the Afternoon, the French classic that deals with all things flirtatious and smoky — and that spawned the recent Chris Rock movie, I Think I Love My Wife. Click here to read the original VSL e-mail.

4. Maude Maggart Live snagged most-popular for music among VSL listeners this month. Fiona Apple’s sister, Maggart is infusing cabaret music (!) with some non-maudlin latter-day cool. Click here to read the original VSL e-mail.

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