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Entries from August 2010

Hipster Shrugged

August 27th, 2010 · 18 Comments

So, I inadvertently started a pretty ridiculous Twitter meme yesterday. I wrote: Painfully tempted to do a parody rewrite w/John Galt as hipster & Gulch in Williamsburg RT @thecalebbacon: Atlas shrugged and said “meh.” The 60-page speech to be replaced by a Tom Verlaine solo… Which inspired: ziege19 @normative Who is John Galt? Oh, you […]

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Tags: Art & Culture · Language and Literature

The New News Cycle

August 25th, 2010 · 10 Comments

David Roberts tweets: Every ‘winger-driven faux story now has two phases. First headline: “Faux story!” Second: “Faux story becomes huge story!” Pathetic. This is actually a bit truncated.  The steps are: Faux Story Why is the Em-Ess-Em ignoring this huge Faux Story? After days or weeks of flood-the-zone coverage across multiple conservative media outlets, some […]

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Tags: Journalism & the Media

EARWORM: “Summer Mood” — Best Coast

August 6th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Art & Culture