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NYT’s Jim Brosnan Obit Lacks Heinz-Sight

Jim Brosnan, a baseball-hurler-turned-word-twirler, died last week, as the New York Times noted yesterday. From the estimable Bruce Weber’s obit: Jim Brosnan, Who Threw Literature a Curve, Dies at 84 Jim Brosnan, who achieved modest baseball success as a relief … Continue reading

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Hokey Pokey Shmokey!

The Saturday Boston Globe (finally) re-ran Bruce Weber’s excellent New York Times obituary about Robert Degan, 104, who “had hand in ‘Hokey Pokey’.” Offficial Campaign Outsider hokey-pokey refresher course (via the Times): You put your right hand in, You put … Continue reading

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