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NYT Slowbituary Of Manson Whitlock (Typewriter Repair Division)

Last week the hardworking staff noted the passing of Manson Whitlock, typewriter repairman extraordinaire. While the hardwaiting staff continues to monitor the Boston Herald for a Seamus Heaney obituary, we came across this excellent Washington Post obit of the redoubtable Manson Whitlock … Continue reading

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The ‘Ray Donovan’ Rumpus? It Ends Tonight!

As the hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider noted earlier, the Times-Industrial Complex rendered a split decision on Showtime’s new series Ray Donovan. New York Times critic Alessandra Stanley found it “grandiose, predictable and painfully slow,” while kissin’ cousin Boston Globe critic Matthew Gilbert considered it “fantastic.” … Continue reading

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WordPress To Go Native (Advertising)?

The hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider has long chronicled the vagaries of WordPress in a series themed Don’t Look a Gift Host in the Mouth. Now it’s the hardtracking staff’s turn. From paidContent: Where WordPress is headed: Longform content, curation and maybe even native ads … Continue reading

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The Problem With (Literally) Dead Blogging

The hardtracking staff has – in [this] venue – initiated the concept of Dead Blogging: Actually waiting for something to be over before writing about it. But this weekend’s Wall Street Journal features a different sort of dead blogging: Life and Death Online: Who … Continue reading

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Track Gals (And Megan!) Rip Off Hardworking Staff

Yesterday the hardworking staff at kissin’ cousin Campaign Outsider noted that the Boston Globe was having a difficult time distinguishing between the late Tip O’Neill and Ken Howard, who played Tip in a local stage production. From yesterday’s boston.com homepage . . … Continue reading

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Restore Our Future Erases Its Past

Restore Our Future, the scorched-earth super PAC that has spent north of $35 million blowtorching Mitt Romney’s GOP presidential primary opponents, has now burned the evidence. From Politico: Restore Our Future cleans its YouTube channel of negative primary spots Restore … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

The hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider’s Global Worldwide Headquarters thanks all of our splendid readers for their forbearance and comments this past year, and wishes you a happy and prosperous 2012. Cheers!

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So How Did State Farm Get A Free Ad On Campaign Outsider?

When the hardworking staff went to grab this post to scale out on Twitter, we discovered this at the bottom: No idea how it got there, no idea where it went (haven’t seen it again). Certainly haven’t seen any money for it. … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (NYT Basic Mistake Edition)

From our All the News That’s Fit to Print a Day After Campaign Outsider desk: Friday New York Times The Caucus item: Ad by Group Supporting Bachmann Assails Perry When Representative Michele Bachmann hits the campaign trail, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. … Continue reading

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Appealing My BBC Ban

So a little while ago I offhandedly mentioned how the BBC had removed a comment of mine from their website for being “advertising or promotion,” apparently because the comment included a link to this space. I briefly flirted with the … Continue reading

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