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January 2009
War Nerd: Abba, Civil War Songs—Anything But Gaza

I’ll talk about Gaza tomorrow, but I’ve got the day off and it’s not my idea of a good time. For now I’ll just say it turned out exactly like I said it would, but blecch, it’s not my idea…

January 19th, 2009 | Comments (51)

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BOOK REVIEW: Snark, and Why We're For It

Maureen Dowd: queen of snark? The burning issue in David Denby’s new book, Snark: It’s Mean, It’s Personal, and It’s Ruining Our Conversation, is that these days we’re all too snarky, and it’s imperiling Western Civilization. First, of course, he…

January 16th, 2009 | Comments (17)

Privilege On The Hudson: First Class Gets Comfy Rafts, Peasant Class Forced Onto The Wings

Has anyone noticed the ugly reality captured in the so-called “Miracle on the Hudson”? One of the first photos shows that first class passengers were offered first-class rafts to ensure that they’d survive in comfort, while the economy class passengers…

January 16th, 2009 | Comments (41)

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