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Why does Campus Progress want Justin Bieber fans to vote?

Justin Bieber is the target of all kinds of things. He has variously been sent to North Korea (well, almost), rumored to be deceased, and sent unfertilized eggs in small test tubes with encouraging notes from fans (or if...

By Alexandra Petri  | September 13, 2010; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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An ode to Tiffany Livingston

If there's one thing that Steven Slater and Tiffany Livingston have taught us, it's that people really want to get off of JetBlue flights! I love everything about the Tiffany Livingston story, the tale of the Playboy model who...

By Alexandra Petri  | September 10, 2010; 4:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Phil Davison vs. the YouTube generation

Have you seen the Phil Davison speech yet? In it, this campaigner for Ohio Stark County treasurer goes wild in one of the boldest displays of incorrect affect that I have ever witnessed. What seems to have happened is...

By Alexandra Petri  | September 10, 2010; 2:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Does the right need its own TV entertainment network?

If you've never seen Kelsey Grammer attempt to seduce Perez Hilton with the Right side of the Force, then you have had a comparatively good life so far. This is about to change. I'm sorry. I had to share...

By Alexandra Petri  | September 9, 2010; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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If a Koran burning falls in a forest...

Today, I'm writing about Willow Smith's new single. Not because I want to. It's for America. Have you heard "Whip My Hair?" Go listen to it! It's great! This isn't nepotism! Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith are fabulous, and I...

By Alexandra Petri  | September 9, 2010; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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No Google Instant gratification

I'm frightened by Google Instant. It makes me nervous and jittery, the way I feel when I am at the wheel and the person in the back seat starts asking: "Don't you want to turn left?" "Isn't this where...

By Alexandra Petri  | September 8, 2010; 6:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Lady Gaga and the curse of Washington celebrity, Alexandra Petri , September 7, 2010
Why we don't talk about Barack Obama 'like a dog', Alexandra Petri , September 7, 2010
Tips for dreamers at the Lincoln Memorial rallies, Alexandra Petri , August 27, 2010
Ken Mehlman's gay? Say it ain't so!, Alexandra Petri , August 26, 2010
Murkowski vs. Miller: battle of the Twitters , Alexandra Petri , August 25, 2010
Making sense of Miss Philippines's 'Major Major', Alexandra Petri , August 25, 2010
Twelve signs your eggs have turned, Alexandra Petri , August 23, 2010
Repeal the 19th Amendment!, Alexandra Petri , August 18, 2010
Stop being so mean to the 'Ground Zero mosque', Alexandra Petri , August 16, 2010
Terror babies? Really?, Alexandra Petri , August 13, 2010
Ben Quayle owes someone an apology, Alexandra Petri , August 11, 2010
Sen. Stevens, the tubes salute you, Alexandra Petri , August 10, 2010
An apology to JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, Alexandra Petri , August 10, 2010
Ten birthday gift suggestions for President Obama, Alexandra Petri , August 4, 2010
Levi Johnston, Bristol Palin and predictable news, Alexandra Petri , August 3, 2010
Reviewing the Princeton Review college rankings, Alexandra Petri , August 2, 2010
Rep. Weiner: Sit!, Alexandra Petri , July 30, 2010
Barack Obama on The View: He's that guy, Alexandra Petri , July 29, 2010
Other dads you might not want to vote for, Alexandra Petri , July 27, 2010
Chelsea Clinton's wedding is a waste of celebrity, Alexandra Petri , July 27, 2010
New careers for Tony Hayward, Alexandra Petri , July 26, 2010
After Shirley Sherrod, who needs context? , Alexandra Petri , July 21, 2010
Refudiate: Sarah Palin's new political language, Alexandra Petri , July 19, 2010
Alvin Greene's catechism of political cliche, Alexandra Petri , July 19, 2010
Earthquakes in D.C.? We need an apocalypse plan., Alexandra Petri , July 16, 2010
Millennials are dreaming a new American Dream, Alexandra Petri , July 8, 2010
Time for another Independence Day-- from Britain, Alexandra Petri , July 5, 2010
Al Gore: big lummox or crazed sex poodle?, Alexandra Petri , June 24, 2010
Alvin Greene -- a candidate for the rest of us, Alexandra Petri , June 11, 2010
A league of Landon's own?, Alexandra Petri , June 10, 2010
Why aren't I standing in for Helen Thomas?, Alexandra Petri , June 9, 2010
Nifty 50, Alexandra Petri , August 21, 2009
Right-Handed and Proud, Alexandra Petri , August 13, 2009
Smokey Turns 65, Alexandra Petri , August 11, 2009
Keep Your Tweets To Yourself, Senator, Alexandra Petri , August 4, 2009
The Dangers of Microhoo?, Alexandra Petri , July 31, 2009
The Wrong Way to Remember Michael Jackson, Alexandra Petri , July 10, 2009
Where Is Our Cyber Defense?, Alexandra Petri , July 8, 2009
The Humorless Al Franken, Alexandra Petri , July 7, 2009
Ensign: What Shattered Promise? , Alexandra Petri , June 19, 2009
 
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