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  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    Rightbloggers Ditch the Breitbart Awards for Netroots, Still Have No Fun

    Last weekend rightbloggers put on their finery for the Breitbart Awards in Providence, Rhode Island. Some got plaques, others listened to speeches and attended seminars. It certainly sounds like a good time to us, so we think it strange that rightbloggers didn't seem as interested in their own even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2012

    Scientology 451: Commenters of the Week!

    We used the news from Russia this week as an excuse to mix up a shaker of vodka martinis. After quite a few glasses garnished with olives, we got a bit lightheaded, but we never felt the desire to ban L. Ron Hubbard's books. This was a strange week of Scientology news around the world, but we kept ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2010

    The New York Times is Jill Abramson's Personal Blog Diary

    ​This weekend's New York Times Public Editor column is like stubbing your toe, bending over to check on it and smashing your head into a doorknob on the way down. You just have to laugh. It's about "blogs." What's the deal with them, anyway? A grizzled newspaper veteran from the Providence Jou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2009

    Quick hits

    ​According to the News, Mayor Bloomberg made his Democratic opponent formulate plans to deal with emergencies Bloomberg knew didn't exist. He also delayed the release of the fetching photo at left until after the election, despite an FOIA request.

  • Columns

    September 23, 2008

    Ask a Mexican: Anchor Babies, Aweigh!

    Children, and the art of making them