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Monthly Archives: December 2007

Christmas with firearms Dec 26, 2007

By Brendan Buhler Las Vegas Sun There had to be someplace to go Christmas shopping without smelling fake pine scents, hearing robotic toys that tell jokes as good as eggnog and age just as well, and suffering “Jingle Bell Rock” … Continue reading

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great radio Dec 20, 2007

Robert Krulwich’s latest bit is brilliant. Was sent to me by someone who said it basically was the perfect radio piece. I’m inclined to agree. Plus — and I speak having just finished my first half-hour documentary — it’s only … Continue reading

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Best PR pitch ever Dec 20, 2007

This is an e-mail I received today. I submit it for your reading pleasure. I would love to present it undredacted, but I’m a big wuss like that. From: Katie Mxxxxx Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 14:09:11 -0500 To: Conversation: … Continue reading

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Costumed Gold Standard Fans for Ron Paul Dec 20, 2007

By Brendan Buhler Las Vegas Sun On the day that Ron Paul, the feisty Republican presidential candidate, reportedly exceeded his audacious quarterly fundraising goal of $12 million by more than $6 million, his supporters marched through downtown Las Vegas, hurled … Continue reading

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Darfur Radio Project: Dialogue and Discourse Dec 18, 2007

I got interviewed a few months ago by some Dartmouth students for a radio program. It was on the impact of climate change in Darfur, and they’d come across an article on the subject that I wrote for Seed a couple years ago. I’m honestly not the biggest fan of the notion that climate change […] Continue reading

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In Memory of John Alexander, 1981-2007 Dec 17, 2007

Update as of October 2008: John’s friends and family have started a non-profit organization to continue his legacy.  Please visit the project’s website to find out more. ••• I got word this weekend that a dear friend of mine had … Continue reading

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Lawrence Lessig at TED Dec 16, 2007

This link got sent around in the final weeks of my information science class this semester. It’s a video of Lawrence Lessig summarizing his beef with intellectual property law at the TED conference in Monterey. It’s really well-presented and worth … Continue reading

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