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March 01, 2007


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* I just noticed that Jon Hastings is blogging again. Checkhimout. Jon (who mainly focuses on movies and computer games) may be one of the most erratic of bloggers but he's also one of the best, a match in fact for the tiptoppiest of pro cultureyakkers.

* Another on-the-ball filmbuff you'll be glad to get to know: Dave McDougall. Dave blasts "Crash," discovers Elio Petri, and kicks off a weekly series that'll be of special interest to NYC-based cinephiles: a list of upcoming filmbuff-worthy events.

* An ailment for our time: Blackberry-vision, or eyestrain caused by excessive peering at teeny-tiny screens.

* I knew there was a good reason ...

* Market research reveals that many Asian-American kids secretly love easy-listening, lite-FM radio.

* Here's a brilliant blog idea from the LA Times: an ongoing report of all the homicides reported to the LA County Coroner. Is it un-PC of me to note that, as I scrolled through the blog's front page, I spotted only four white victims and no Asian victims? Every other murder victim was black or Hispanic. LA County Murders reports that 60% of 2006's LA County murder victims were Hispanic.

* Why don't they show this funny video to Econ 101 classes?



posted by Michael at March 1, 2007


"Secretly"? Worst kept secret in academia.

Posted by: Omri on March 2, 2007 2:16 AM


Thanks for the link. I'm working on being less erratic - we'll see how it goes.


Posted by: Jon Hastings on March 2, 2007 8:58 AM

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