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Abandoned

“Even if we sell the house, we still don’t come close to paying off the mortgage.” – Marge Simpson
“Hey.” – Homer and Marge Simpson 

The Ann Arbor Review of Books is moving to its new, permanent headquarters at a2review.net, starting this morning.  The new site is running WordPress.org instead of good old WordPress.com, which gives us a lot more functionality and flexibility, but does require a change of address.  If you are using an RSS feed to read this site, here is the new one:

http://a2review.net/?feed=rss

Please e-mail me if you have any trouble with the feed or the new site.  On the whole it should be a vast improvement, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be problems along the way.  And now, the obligatory dated cultural reference:

Posted November 26, 2012 by Charlie Sweatpants in Site News, The Simpsons

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Reading Digest – 10 September 2012   Leave a comment

“I’m having a little trouble with the government.” – Hank Scorpio
“Aw, those jerks, always walking over the small businessman.  Don’t get me started about the government.” – Homer Simpson

WSJlogo1 The irony here is beyond staggering:

Charles G. Koch: Corporate Cronyism Harms America

It’s exactly as self serving and mendacious as you’d expect.  Whoever wrote it for him did a great job.

NPRlogo Here’s your empty and meaningless, “we’re good journalists” story of the day:

News Flash Middle East Not Tranquil

Of course, the only people they interview work for American organizations, so it’s not so much a report on foreign issues as it is a report on domestic opinion of foreign issues.  Coming tomorrow, “Canada: Still There”.

DailyBeastLogo Breaking news this morning from Newsweek Jr.:

Sex Farm for Sex Hookers

Nothing like a tasteful and not at all sexually suggestive graphic to up the click count.

CNNlogo Seriously?  Seriously:

‘Pawn Stars’ most surprising items

Social media bring fashion to masses

1,000+ compete in hula hooping contest

Play with kittens from your computer

CNN: the most trusted name is hula hooping and interactive kitten videos. 

Posted September 10, 2012 by Charlie Sweatpants in Reading Digest, The Simpsons

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