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Achenblog: January 17, 2010 - January 23, 2010

Conan O'Brien: Don't be cynical

From Hank Stuever's wrap-up: "All I ask of you, especially young people...is one thing. Please don't be cynical," O'Brien said. "I hate cynicism -- it's my least favorite quality and it doesn't lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly...

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 23, 2010; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (478)
 
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Free Tiger Woods [Part 2]

The buzz is that Tiger's in a sex addiction clinic in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. We're told that over the course of six weeks or so he can purge his demons, get himself back on the right behavioral track, save his...

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 22, 2010; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (225)
 
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The New Republic on The Washington Post

If you haven't seen it: The New Republic has a story about what the headline refers to as the "collapse" of The Washington Post. Headlines in any medium often succumb to sensationalism. Such is the case with "Post Apocalypse."...

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 21, 2010; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (205)
 
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Obama's first year

The president had been propelled to the nation's highest office, having had no executive experience and only the briefest of tenures in Congress. He instantly found himself in charge of a crisis far graver than anything he had anticipated...

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 20, 2010; 8:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (244)
 
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The past isn't even past

Last night at a friend's house we watched the I Have A Dream speech, which remains as powerful as ever. It's been nearly half a century since King stood at the Lincoln Memorial and addressed that sea of people....

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 19, 2010; 9:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (354)
 
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Helping Haiti

[Happy MLK Jr. Day! I'm off today but am doing what I usually do on an off day, which is come into the office to putter around and water my three new can't-kill-'em plants perched on top of a...

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 18, 2010; 11:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (177)
 
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Five years of the Achenblog

I can't believe it's been five years, as of today, since the Achenblog made its debut. It feels more like 75 years, or perhaps a full century. People forget, but when this blog began we were producing it on...

By Joel Achenbach  |  January 17, 2010; 9:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (293)
 
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