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For the Daily News, Fri., April 29
More royal wedding bullshit
Linda Holmes at NPR’s Monkey See blog has an excellent piece on the nature of celebrity and the royal wedding: American media has a chokingly chatty relationship with the famous. They talk constantly to us. They’re interviewed, they’re on DVD extras, they’re making their own perfumes, whatever. And sometimes, this is fantastic — I love it that actors go on Fresh Air and...
Among the thousands were more than 1,500 newsman, substantially more than the...– From “Monaco’s 375 Acres Jammed for Prince’s Wedding to Star,” The New York Times, April 18, 1956, about Grace Kelly’s marriage to Prince Rainier III. So, stop bitching people because this whole media hooplah isn’t new. Suck it up and wait until Saturday.
“Lynn was truly passionate about the Empire brand,” said Steve Silvers, company...– RIP, Empire Carpet Guy. You will be missed.
Why I will get up at the ass crack of dawn to...
My co-workers and I have been discussing the media’s (specifically, our medium’s) reaction to the royal wedding on Friday. The Boys in the Band believe that dedicating precious ink to it would be a waste. The Ladies, on the other hand, seem to think differently. Not only do we care, but we care a lot. Dissecting why we are in the least bit invested about two people who have no...
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Is this the best thing I’ve ever seen or the bestest thng I’ve ever seen? Answer: I call noodles long ass rice. From.
Each of us has at least one formative swallow, one out-of-the-ordinary episode at the threshold of the mouth that made us who we are. I’m writing a story on Swallow: Foreign Bodies, Their Ingestion, Inspiration, and the Curious Doctor who Extracted Them All by Mary Cappello, about this dude named Chevalier Jackson. That above quote has so many meanings for any girl who has ever felt a...