Kill The Newspaper

A new Facebook group has launched, aimed at saving the printed newspaper. Almost everyone I know in the news business has joined this group in the last few days. I haven’t ¬†joined, and I won’t. Here’s why. The newspaper, as in the actual printed product, is quickly becoming irrelevant. Any news organization continuing to print […]

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Nixing Nicotine

The e-cigarette is touted as the healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes, at least if the marketing is to believed. For at least some current e-cig users, the marketing is not a lie. Brian Anderson told the House Health and Human Services Committee Tuesday morning that the e-cigs, which are essentially inhaled shots of nicotine, have […]

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Jerry, To His Friends

J.D. Salinger’s friends recount tales of his life, proving that he was anything but a recluse.— To some people, such as City Weekly’s own Stephen Dark, J.D. Salinger had a seemingly huge impact on their teenage lives, especially with Catcher in the Rye. The book did not have that same impact on me, but it […]

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