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Achenblog: December 9, 2007 - December 15, 2007

How to Fix The Baseball Record Book

Everyone knows that statistics and records are, for baseball fans, even more important than things like world peace. So what do we do with all the stats and records of players who were clearly cheating during the Steroid Era?

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 14, 2007; 7:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (267)
 
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Howard Baker and Richard Nixon on Fred Thompson

A few more Thompson scraps and then we're on to the next thing. Going to New Hampshire and Iowa, in fact. Gonna file some copy. Shoot some video. Blog. Might even podcast. Yeah: Thank you for all your calls...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 13, 2007; 6:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (126)
 
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Guitar Gods

My brother, the rocker, clarifies the Jimmy Page comment from the previous item: the problem is that Page's left and right hands no longer worked so well together. Apparently that's a plus among geetar-strummers, when one hand knows what...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 12, 2007; 8:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Failed to Make the Social List AGAIN

Once again I failed to make the Social List. The 2008 Social List has just been published by Washington Life magazine (in the hard copy for now but I'll post a link when it's online). How could they leave...

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 11, 2007; 8:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (129)
 
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Waiting For the Cable Guy

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Freedom's just another word for nothing left to choose.

By Joel Achenbach  |  December 10, 2007; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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