Month: October 2009

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Homeopathy is Crap, vol. MMCVIV

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On October 30, 2009

This video has been making lots of people laugh and/or seccuss their heads against the wall on the science and med blogs this week. It’s almost too painful to watch — the jaw-dropping butc

Death Penalty blogging

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On October 29, 2009

At the horror show that is death penalty jurisprudence in the state of Texas has been getting some attention around here, I remember that I have been remiss in not giving a plug to a unique and excell

Overmanaging

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On October 29, 2009

Tim Marhcman has an excellent piece noting that the superficially numbers-savvy Joe Girardi is actually a much worse percentage manager than the folksy-seeming Charlie Manuel: The quintessential Girar

Did the NBA quash the publication of a Random House book?

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On October 28, 2009
According to this story, that’s what happened. The most disturbing aspect of Deadspin’s account is that apparently the NBA didn’t claim that particular statements in the book were inaccurate. (Indeed it’s not clear that anyone in the league office has even seen a copy of the book). The league’s lawyers simply told Random House that […]

World Serious

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On October 28, 2009

I think whatever of my colleagues characterized this article on Twitter as “World Series that don’t include the Yankees invariably suck” was actually being unfair (although it would

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