Influentialalbums.com is a "quiz" one of your Facebook friends might've posted, boasting "Very few people own 70 or more. How many have you got?" and listing 100 albums ranging from the duh (Blonde on Blonde, Pet Sounds) to the hmmm (Gerry Rafferty? Felt??) to the genuinely bizarre (well, see below) ... More >>
Paul Newell's campaign for Sheldon Silver's Assembly seat recently got some major press, as mentioned here and here, from local coverage of an unfortunate incident in Silver's career. The candidate's own media strategy is more fanciful. You may recall, for example, the "Obamawitz" image that hit the ... More >>
The 2003 South Carolina debate, with George Stephanopoulus in the foreground. Wait, was he running? (GWU) With 53 weeks until the 2008 Iowa caucuses, voters could be forgiven for thinking they had plenty of time to enjoy life before the start of another bruising and expensive presidential campaign ... More >>
General: Make friends, plug borders, get out
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