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Achenblog: October 9, 2005 - October 15, 2005

More Dyspeptic Ranting About Journalism

    Forget humor and observations, this is a blog full of rants! We rant 'til we drop, and then, unlike those other lame and limp political blogs, we keep ranting, right there on the ground, quivering and sputtering and...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 14, 2005; 10:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (360)
 
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More Fiction in the New York Times

    The New York Times could solve a lot of its problems if it just admitted to itself, and to the general public, that it has become one of the premier sources in America for literary fiction. As a...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 13, 2005; 9:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (199)
 
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Steely Geena Davis, Sneaky Donald Sutherland

    "Commander In Chief" still seems to be using off-the-shelf plot devices (the First Gentleman wants to do manly jobs and not First Ladyish jobs; the alienated teenage daughter drops a guilt-bomb on her Mom right before Mom goes...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 12, 2005; 7:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (223)
 
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Rooting For Least Undesirable Repercussions

  The Yanquis lost and I'm worried that Weingarten will be insufferable for a month. I no longer root for specific teams, but rather for whatever outcome will have the least undesirable social repercussions. You do this too: You have...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 10, 2005; 8:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (169)
 
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A Man Eat Man World

     I live in a leafy inner suburb where life is good, the public school is excellent, everyone has a new gas grill the size of a small spaceship and the only thing anyone worries about is being hit...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 9, 2005; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (177)
 
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