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Achenblog: July 6, 2008 - July 12, 2008

Need Blogroll Help

For about three years I've been trying to put together a blogroll to add to this site. Sadly, I don't read very many blogs, and when I do am usually so appalled that I fly backward through space with...

By Joel Achenbach  |  July 12, 2008; 9:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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A Planet of Corn

Here's America's problem: Not enough corn. Never mind that certain entire midwestern states are nothing but cornfields, with some soybeans thrown in for variety. We need to start planting corn in more places, including, possibly, your bathtub. We need...

By Joel Achenbach  |  July 11, 2008; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (109)
 
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Will Turn Phrase For Food

Somehow, in my career-long quest to become rich and famous, I wound up in a series of cascading digressions and reversals, the result of which is that I write stuff no one reads and I don't own a Maybach....

By Joel Achenbach  |  July 10, 2008; 9:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (141)
 
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Memo to New Boss

[M.B., 11:20 a.m., July 8, 2008. Photo by J.A.] Dear New Boss: Here's some advice on how to thrive, prosper and open huge cans of whup-arse as the new executive boss-person of our highly esteemed institution, The Washington Dot...

By Joel Achenbach  |  July 8, 2008; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Ma Bell Runs America?

Report: Post picks WSJ dude as exec editaur. Name's Marcus Brauchli or something to that effect. [Official announcement to come imminently.] [More at fishbowldc.] [Howie has the story.] -- What was that movie where, at the end, you learn...

By Joel Achenbach  |  July 7, 2008; 11:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (97)
 
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News We Remembered to Report

Join me for a live chat today at noon. -- Here's a piece from HuffPo by Bobby Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle titled "Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report." Their first example: The Supreme...

By Joel Achenbach  |  July 6, 2008; 10:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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