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Gawker Media: Hypocrites vs. Douchecanoes

Gawker Media: Hypocrites vs. Douchecanoes

In 2002, a failed British journalist named Nick Denton started Gawker, a bitchy...

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Some Questions

Some Questions

Some questions are asked in a spirit of inquiry, to obtain answers, but others are...

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Entertainment Surfeit Disorder

Entertainment Surfeit Disorder

The only time I regret not being much richer than I am is when I receive through...

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Mental Qatardation

Mental Qatardation

For some fifty years now it seems that God has played a great joke on mankind,...

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Rust on the Iron Law of Wages

Rust on the Iron Law of Wages

The other day I was thinking, which I know better than to do, and I started...

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Weapon of Mass Infarction

Weapon of Mass Infarction

Though she was short, squat, and still learning to read at age forty, none who...

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Boehner Goes Limp

Boehner Goes Limp

Once again, Republicans have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Faced with...

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No “Grecovery” in Sight

No “Grecovery” in Sight

During a seminar organized by the International Herald Tribune entitled “Democracy...

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You Are Where You Eat

You Are Where You Eat

I never much thought about ordering regional specialties until an American friend...

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An Apocalypse of Mediocrity

An Apocalypse of Mediocrity

It is said, invariably with a sigh and in mournful tones, that the press is...

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Octomom, Please Octodie

Octomom, Please Octodie

Nadya Suleman, you are everything that is wrong with the world at the moment. The...

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Squealing Versus Killing

Squealing Versus Killing

If you are still listening to those in the political class who are falling over...

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Estonia to Krugman: Y’all Needs to Chill

Estonia to Krugman: Y’all Needs to Chill

The ex-Soviet satellite state of Estonia is home to slightly over a million people...

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Ship of Cowards

Ship of Cowards

It wasn’t Italy’s finest hour. Not even Gabrielle D’Annunzio—poet,...

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