Daily Archives: July 5, 2010

Following up on Ringo Starr (damn this finger, I’m typing this ten times to get it right)

Anyway, wonderful interview in the NYT.

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This is cool – and a good cause

Send a kid to summer camp.

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Tour de France

I guess I kinda, maybe believe it but honestly, I don;t trust this “sport” at all. I mean, they’re checking blood, drugs and even the presence of tiny motors in the bicycles. I’ve decided I don’t care any more about these people than I do about World Wrestler fakes or Sumos.

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Excellent reporting from Greenwich Time

I don’t know John Nickerson, but he’s got an article on lobstering in today’s paper that perfectly illustrates, in my opinion, what a good reporter should do. I was a hobby lobsterer for years and represented the commercial guys as a lawyer, so I kind of know most of the issues, and Nickerson covers them all. I’m still mystified by the lobster die-off, but this is wonderful reporting. Congratulations, Mr. Nickerson.

By the way, the commercial fishermen are right: there are so few of them left that putting them out of business will have no effect on the lobster population.

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