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Will the Wolfe Survive?

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On January 14, 2005
Via Tbogg, it seems that Tom Wolfe’s new novel, These Kids Today: Committing Acts of Moral Suicide that Should Only Be Discussed by Reactionary Fops Who Did Their Best Writing During the Johnson Administration, is threatening David Brooks’ latest opus, People in the Exurbs Drive Like This and if You Don’t Believe Me You’re a Rabid Anti-Semite in their competition […]

The best movies of the 80s

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On January 10, 2005
Never one to turn down an opportunity to make a meaningless list, I’ll take advantage of Matt Yglesias’s bleg and name my favorite 80s movies. In the first edition of his Historical Abstract, Bill James pointed out that picking the best shortstop of all time is far easier than at any other position, but after that it’s desperate […]
So, thinks I, I’ll do a little blogging of the hearings for Underminer of Law in General. Sure, I’m in Canada and hence without C-SPAN, but surely CNN will cover the hearings, rather than having Wolf Blitzer conduct pointless interviews and introduce human-interest stories. Okay, in retrospect, this makes me look pretty stupid.
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