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Archive for the ‘White People in the News’ Category

Sisters in Idiosyncrasy

By: Noam Cohen

The New York Times, March 30, 2008

Stuff Mentioned (16, a new record!)

Implied Stuff

Literally everything else.

Stuff Mentioned that will become future posts:

  • Facebook
  • McSweeneys

Thanks to Kristin for being the first of many to send this in.  She would like everyone to check out http://www.storyofstuff.com/

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The risk for iPhone users: They know too much

By Michelle Quinn
The Los Angeles, Times, March 22, 2008

Stuff Mentioned:

  1. Sushi
  2. Apple Products
  3. Whole Foods
  4. Microbreweries (implied)
  5. Living by the Water

Also the greatest passage in history:

“Wil Shipley, a Seattle software developer, uses his iPhone at the Whole Foods fish counter to check websites for updates on which seafood is the most environmentally correct to purchase. He quizzes the staff on where and how a fish was caught. Because he carries the Internet with him, “I can be super-picky,” he said.”

Sent in by Stephen, an English grad student living in Florida, who likes the British site BeThinking.

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When Omaha Met Cinema
By Eric Konigsberg

The New York Times, Sunday March 16, 2008

Stuff Mentioned

  1. Nonprofit organizations
  2. Arts Degrees
  3. Manhattan
  4. Public Radio
  5. Knowing what’s best for poor people
  6. Indie Music
  7. Film Festivals
  8. Hating Corporations

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