Entries by Anne Laurie

Tuesday Evening Open Thread: Dignity

http://t.co/FrO24hdvcA is the #1 source of referrals to http://t.co/0r93BavlrV right now. — Tara McGuinness (@HealthCareTara) March 11, 2014 WaPo horserace tout Chris Cillizza is mad jellous: … Obama’s “Between Two Ferns” appearance comes on the heels of a sitdown with former NBA great Charles Barkley, an interview that ran during the All-Star game weekend last […]

Monday Evening Open Thread

We are all basement-dwelling bloggers now: Hey @politico, that definite article is pretty important here http://t.co/UT0pbOjeSn h/t @mollyesque pic.twitter.com/NdoCNdSspr — David A. Graham (@GrahamDavidA) March 7, 2014 Looks like Politico is stealing fashion tips from our beloved Blogmaster… Apart from grammatical insurrection, what’s on the agenda for the evening?

Monday Morning Open Thread

A couple of you have said you’re sick of the whole Bitcoin story, but I’m still intrigued by the Rashomon aspects of Newsweek‘s “big reveal“. Felix Salmon had two long, informative posts this weekend. The first explains why he thought Newsweek‘s claim it had ‘outed’ Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto as Bitcoin’s inventor was “ill-advised“: … Newsweek […]

Sunday Evening Open Thread: “Pounding Sand”

For something completely different… here’s Doug Gillett at SB Nation on “driving a [Dakar Rally] Mini All4 in the desert“: … The line between “patient” and “glutton for punishment” is a fine one, and at times it’s difficult to tell on which side of it navigator Périn and driver Joan “Nani” Roma fall. The “raid”-style […]