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"The spell check on Microsoft Word has yet to awaken to the concept of the blog"

Er, it has on mine. Are we talking about some crappy outdated mac version of Office or something?

Posted by art | July 17, 2007 3:10 PM

Given the nature of the internet, it's not surprising that the accuracy of the WSJ's claim of a ten-year anniversary is being hotly debated. Most people think it's more like eleven. [crunchnotes]

But, yeah. Maud Newton's 'blog is great.

Posted by josh | July 17, 2007 3:13 PM

Actually, this was in the Saturday edition of the Wall Street Journal (at least the print edition).

And I had a blog way before "the beginning of blogs" - that's why I don't have one anymore.

Posted by Will in Seattle | July 17, 2007 4:01 PM

Regarding book launch parties: good wine and good books should go together, it's sad when poor publishing houses can't afford anything but YellowTail. Oh god. The oak

Posted by Katelyn | July 17, 2007 5:04 PM

That's crappy. Slog is perhaps one of the only blogs worth reading on the net. It's consistently one of the most entertaining & informative, anyway.

Posted by Thom | July 17, 2007 5:14 PM

'Gainesville' with an 'e'.

Posted by Grant Cogswell | July 17, 2007 5:37 PM

right. fixed. hilarious, given context.

Posted by christopher frizzelle | July 17, 2007 5:55 PM

I'm still reeling to find out that a foundation is throwing money at Universities to teach Ayn Rand.

What next? The philosophy of Jackie Collins? The ideology of Jaqueline Sussan? At least THOSE romance novelists wrote interesting books.

Posted by Catalina Vel-Duray | July 18, 2007 6:43 AM

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