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December 6th, 2009 - 3:52 pm § in True/Slant

When a correction becomes the Public Enemy

Usually, newspaper corrections tend to fly under the radar. They appear in the paper days after the initial article with the mistake in question was published. By that time, most readers have most likely forgotten about the mistake and/or article and have moved on. That’s not the case with Ake[...]

August 27th, 2009 - 6:03 pm § in Perfect Lines

Jailhouse Emo

A Fall Out Boy has been arrested. So sayeth The Washington Post (via The AP): LOS ANGELES — Singer Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy has been arrested on a two-year-old warrant for driving without a valid license. Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore says the 25-year-old was arrested late Tues[...]

July 30th, 2008 - 2:39 am § in Perfect Lines

Nothing About Vonnegut

Sometimes life feels like a Kurt Vonnegut book, the way seemingly random events and lineages come together in unknown ways. It also helps when you checking out a heaping helping of Vonnegut novels from the library and his particular method of story-telling seeps into your life. Let me explain: Havin[...]

July 4th, 2008 - 6:56 am § in Perfect Lines

Different Perspectives on the 4th

The Washington Post featured an odd article on the header of its website yesterday. Kevin Connolly is 22, won a silver medal at the X Games, and is a photographer who’s work is currently on display at the Kennedy Center in DC. Here’s a picture of Connolly: Connolly was born without legs.[...]



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