Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Achenblog: October 25, 2009 - October 31, 2009

My Office, Which Is Mine

As you know, while they're blowing up the Post newsroom I've been sent to a Siberian redoubt in an adjacent building, a bunker of sorts that I will not disparage other than to note factually that it is devoid...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 31, 2009; 12:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (211)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Booze Or Alien Abduction?

Last week I heard Al Michaels on Sunday Night Football plug the new alien-abduction movie "The Fourth Kind" with some remark about it being based on real events. Seems to me that, no matter whether NBC is getting paid to...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 30, 2009; 10:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (119)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Tell Me A Story

[My story in the Style section.] Gary Smith writes very long stories for a living. They run 8,000 words. He crafts four of them a year for Sports Illustrated. He is a throwback, a spinner of yarns in what...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 28, 2009; 9:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (156)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Paperboys

I started as a paperboy, nine years old. The Sun was an afternoon paper then, except on the weekends, when I had to get up before dawn. Usually my step-father drove our old Chevy up and down the street...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 28, 2009; 10:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (101)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Stephanopoulos doesn't need 'Good Morning America'

You've read the stories about how ABC News is thinking of making George Stephanopoulos a co-host on Good Morning America. Stephanopoulos supposedly is trying out for the job and vying with news reader Andrew Cuomo for the slot soon...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 26, 2009; 7:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (133)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Planning My Day

Went for a brisk walk and planned my day. Have much to do. Am a busy man. The key thing is to plan, to map out the day intellectually, combining serious purpose with vigor and dash. Overlooking the Potomac...

By Joel Achenbach  |  October 26, 2009; 9:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (154)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company