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  1. Lovely. ;)

  2. [...] Dr. Weinberger responds: Breaking News: The Internet Declares Prince to be Completely Over [...]

  3. From a recently uncovered essay by Mark Twain:

    “Concerning the ‘Interview.’”

    No one likes to be interviewed, and yet no one likes to say no; for interviewers are courteous and gentle-mannered, even when they come to destroy. I must not be understood to mean that they ever come consciously to destroy or are aware afterward that they have destroyed; no, I think their attitude is more that of the cyclone, which comes with the gracious purpose of cooling off a sweltering village, and is not aware, afterward, that it has done that village anything but a favor.

    http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2010/07/exclusive-unpublished-mark-twain-essay-concerning-the-interview.html

  4. As per my $.02 over on Doc Searls blog, that’s some serious, self-inflicted embarrassment for The Artist Formerly Known as Relevant.

    Snappy comeback, though! Surprised we haven’t be deluged with lots of others full of snarky/strained allusions to Prince songs; e.g., When Nerds Cry, I Wanna Be Your Luddite, etc.

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