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On moving to the Upper West Side: "I live downtown, but when I first got to the show, I didn't know anything about New York. I asked a friend where I should live, and he was like, 'live on the... Continue »
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... it’s weird to me, as a long-time internet-only news reader, to pay money for a bunch of content I don’t care about. More than half of each issue is sports news, entertainment gossip, ads, and little newspaper games (crosswords,... Continue »
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Through these arguments, it becomes clear that Sarah Palin's assertions are designed not to prove that Obama is unqualified for the office of the Presidency of the United States. Rather, she appears to be attempting to convince a substantial portion... Continue »
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Message to readers from Pat Kiernan: I wish this was a cheery New Year’s greeting, but I’ll get straight to the bad news. As much as I love producing Pat’s Papers each day, the website is a money loser. We’ve... Continue »
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Droid isn’t actually “close enough” to the iPhone in most important ways, but in marketing and customer perception, it doesn’t matter. Apple can’t win this fight on quality and overall experience because most of these customers have never owned iPhones.... Continue »
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Despite all the snarky comments I’ve been getting, both about the film itself and about the director’s two acceptance speeches, I remain unrepentetly thrilled that Kathryn Bigelow won the Best Director and Best Film Oscars for The Hurt Locker. There... Continue »
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The league is going to encourage current and former NFL players to agree to donate their brains to the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy. via sports.espn.go.com Continue »
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At a bar last night, I was talking to someone smart who made an excellent point: that a very quiet, revolutionary act in the history of publishing had just taken place. (This person compared this moment to Gutenberg, which might... Continue »