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Archive for the 'words' Category

“Christopher Hitchens: an impossible act to follow”

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Carol Blue remembers her husband.

Judith Crist

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012


“How Dorothy Parker Came To Rest In Baltimore”

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

“Today, her ashes can be found not in New York, but in Baltimore at the headquarters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which is located on the outskirts of the city and surrounded by a corporate office park.”

Ricci on Sotomayor

Friday, July 17th, 2009

I know he was most likely a bit nervous, and perhaps we should judge firefighters not on whether they have to use their fingers to read.

Bad Words

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Don’t ever refer to yourself as “quirky” or an “entrepreneur”. And whatever you do, don’t compare yourself to Picasso.


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Google nudges the April Fool’s envelope.

Orwell Saw It Coming (Again)

Monday, March 30th, 2009

My friend Alex sent me this. Alex is an editor and a Virgo. George Orwell: Politics and the English Language [UPDATE 12:02am 4/1/09 - I have been informed that Alex is an ARIES, not a Virgo. Apologies to all concerned].

Parsing Snark and Its Dearths: Count The Eyerolls

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Snark the Fourth Fit from Ana Marie Cox on Vimeo.

“Nobody would Twitter if they had a strong sense of identity”

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

“A Load of Twitter”

Your One-Stop Shopping Destination for Business Cliches

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Let’s touch base and I’ll bottom-line a ballpark figure for you.