Monthly Archives: April 2004

Have a Danish on us

April 19, 2004
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Turns out Denmark is the Web-savviest of all nations, and the U.S. of A. isn’t even in the top five. Must be their porn is better than ours. Link via editorsweblog.

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Mark Cuban on the stock market

April 19, 2004
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The owner of the Dallas Mavericks talks about how things are really done on Wall Street. Must reading for market dabblers. Link via Trader Mike, owner of one of the best stock market blogs going.

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For all you dial-up users

April 19, 2004
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The New York Times says you have lots of company. Up to now, the market for high-speed connections has been dominated by the young, educated, affluent and tech-savvy. In some circles, it is considered not just functional, but an essential bit of modernity, like knowing what happened on “The Sopranos” or that Diesel refers...

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Way overdue link paybacks

April 18, 2004
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Haven’t done this since January so it’s time to point out all the good, friendly people who link to these friendly environs. PJ Net — Blog of the Public Journalism Network. Shake the Cat — “pardon me, but there’s a bear in your hot tub.” Tinsley Spice — Santa Cruz, Ca., group blog. Suburban...

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Damn these danglers to hell

April 17, 2004
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How to identify a dangling modifier: Held at the Dupont Circle town house of Peter Bergen, the CNN terrorism expert, the party’s heavily mediacentric guest list included Michael Isikoff of Newsweek; a former Clinton mouthpiece, Joe Lockhart; the political blogger Mickey Kaus; and a former Howard Dean spokeswoman, Tricia Enright. The verb has to...

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Follicle follies

April 17, 2004
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Side Salad points to a wonderful pageful of famous examples of Major League facial hair.

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Don’t burn the flag: Wash it

April 17, 2004
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Sheila Lennon links to an example of peaceniks getting smart. Burning the flag makes the flag-wavers foam at the mouth but how on earth could they object to people cleansing it?

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This is a hoot

April 17, 2004
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A skateboarding bulldog. Be sure to check out the video (in Windows Media format). Link via Susan Mernit

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Iceberg journalism

April 17, 2004
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How many of us are guilty of covering only the tips?

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Gandhi v. Osama

April 17, 2004
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Danto sent along a link to somebody’ s idea of how a debate between Osama bin Ladin and Mahatma Gandhi might shape up. Bit of a long read but worth the trouble; set aside some time and check it out.

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