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Entries from September 2005

Swarm Journalism

September 7th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Wired’s got a short introduction to the phenomenon that, as it happens,was the topic of my very first Reason piece.

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Tags: Self Promotion

Canta Contra Katrina

September 6th, 2005 · Comments Off on Canta Contra Katrina

There’s a decent looking lineup of local bands slated to perform at a D.C. benefit for Katrina’s victims this Friday evening at A.U.

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Tags: Washington, DC

The Music Never Stops

September 6th, 2005 · 4 Comments

I picked up The New Pornographers‘ most recent effort, Twin Cinema last week; it sounds pretty good on a preliminary few listens, though not as instantly infectious as sophomore album The Electric Version, but I haven’t had a chance yet to pay proper attention to it, since I’ve had Death Cab for Cutie‘s Plans in […]

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Tags: Art & Culture

Encouraging Sloth

September 4th, 2005 · Comments Off on Encouraging Sloth

Ah, top notch: Busboys and Poets, a huge bookstore/cafe with free WiFi is opening up right around the corner from me next week. Now I know who to sue when I get obese from not having to walk over to Tryst when I get sick of working from home.

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Tags: Washington, DC

Hurricane Tautology

September 2nd, 2005 · Comments Off on Hurricane Tautology

From NPR just now: People are pointing to race and class as two of the main reasons most of the people now suffering in New Orleans are black and poor. They might just be on to something. And I think national origin may explain why so many of them are American.

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Tags: Journalism & the Media

New at Reason

September 1st, 2005 · 3 Comments

A less than glowing profile of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez.

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September 1st, 2005 · Comments Off on Woah.

I just agreed with pretty much all of a John Derbyshire post. Weird.

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Tags: Personal