Posts Tagged ‘Slate’

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* Wonkette live-blogged Barack Obama's television infomercial last night on "poverty and murder." All you need to know:
8:22 — Nevermind, the mother wasn’t the fourth Poor in his story. It’s Joe Biden.
8:22 — No — it’s Claire McCaskill.
8:22 — No — It’s Barack Obama. He is the fourth Poor in his own story.
8:23 — [...]

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* In case you missed her: Washington Post's Howard Kurtz on Palin's Katie Couric interview. "Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in her third interview since joining the Republican presidential ticket, licked her finger and stuck it in the air, saying that Sen. Barack Obama might wait and "see what way the political wind's blowing" on the [...]

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- As Obama clinches the nomination, Slate catches up on the Biden ring tones. They've got "articulate and bright and clean" as well as the old favorite, "You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent."
- Sick of the 'ol convention twitter feed? Brightest Young Things is [...]

What In the Name of All That Is Holy Is Ron Rosenbaum Going on About?

Every journalist, at some point in his or her life, must write the "I've seen something out in the world which confuses me" piece. Andy Rooney does it every week. Me, I've publicly scratched my head about umbrellas. But I tried to keep my whining to a couple of sentences, and Rooney's done gassing in [...]

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* Upset the Setup gets upset at the hip-hop scene over at Chief Ike's.
* In Shaw gives D.C. a housing pop quiz: Can you tell what year this report on D.C.'s housing problems was written?
* All Our Noise marks the album birthday of The Ramones' Adios Amigos. The record is now 13. Is this really [...]

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* Good morning! Slate's got all your military sleep-reduction news.
* The Brightest Young Things discuss when rompers go wrong.
* Mr. T in D.C. sets some rules for TV watching at the gym. In: CNN and 80's music videos. Out: Entertainment Tonight and Fox News. This writer humbly submits the perfect gym entertainment: Discovery Channel's Cash [...]

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