Would seeing Ben Affleck dressed as an ear of corn make you more or less interested in learning about ethanol and supporting legislation requiring service stations to sell it?

It’s an interesting question — especially without context — but one the Center for American Progress is eager to investigate. This week, they launched an online video series, "Project Phin," to address energy issues — specifically flex fuels. The six-episode series is being released one YouTube video at a time, and will include cameos from green-leaning celebs like Matt Damon, Jennifer Garner, Sarah Silverman, and the corn-husk-clad Affleck.

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Check out the first two episodes now, and return next week for the rest of the lot.

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