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by andrew sullivan

Joe Jervis completely understands my decision to stop blogging: Man, do I get this. Anybody who does live news blogging knows all too well the havoc this kind of work can wreak upon your personal life. Sure, there’s great freedom to be able to work...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Over a year ago, I did an interview with John Huey who was engaged in a long project at the Nieman Foundation of documenting how the Internet changed journalism. He sat me down and asked me to spell out the various stages of the Dish experiment and what...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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A reader writes: I’m know you’re getting a thousand-and-a-half of these emails today, but some bizarre, sentimental impulse compels me to write my own goodbye. It’s hard to see you go, and it certainly came as a shock: standing at the urinal yesterday...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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We’re still processing your emails. I couldn’t look at the in-tray yesterday. But today, I ventured in and am still reeling from the range and depth and sincerity of so many of you. These are a first batch of immediate reactions (more to come). A...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Just to let you know that we’re not dead yet; we’re just figuring out the timing of ending the Dish, and hope to have a last hurrah of pure Dishness in the coming days. First up are your emails in response, which we are curating and reading as I...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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One of the things I’ve always tried to do at the Dish is to be up-front with readers. This sometimes means grotesque over-sharing; sometimes it means I write imprudent arguments I have to withdraw; sometimes it just means a monthly update on our revenues...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Some of it is calculated: But some of it is subconscious, as Eric Posner explains: To investigate the role of motivated reasoning in the sort of institutional flip-flops that politicians and judges engage in, Harvard Law School professor Cass Sunstein...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Max Ufberg looks back at the first week of The Nightly Show: So far, [host Larry] Wilmore has already mocked the Academy Awards, poked fun at Al Sharpton, and taken down Bill Cosby (“That motherfucker did it”). The response has been favorable. Critics...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Katy Steinmetz sees a bright horizon for pot smokers and lovers of liberty: A new report [from ArcView Market Research] predicts that 18 U.S. states will have legalized recreational marijuana in the next five years, a huge increase from the four states...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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A lot of readers can relate to this state of mind: ​My daughter, who is a graduate student in England, says that the rush to buy bread, milk, and eggs before a storm is referred to there as “the French toast panic”. Another suggests a different...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Liam Hoare reflects on yesterday’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitiz: Whether at the cement plant in Sachsenhausen, the underground V2 rocket factory in Buchenwald, or the stone quarry at Flossenbürg, homosexuals were subject to deadly...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Many, many readers have asked that core question since Wednesday’s post: You’re just done? Everyone? Chris and Patrick and the gang aren’t holding down the domain? We could learn to love them; they seem like smart, dedicated folks. They lack your...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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@sullydish Andrew leaving The Dish is pretty much like this all the way around: http://t.co/X8WxJLQl2Q — Tony (@WheelsRI) January 28, 2015...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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area man quits blogging due to creeping misandry — Jessica Roy (@JessicaKRoy) January 28, 2015 @sullydish quits blogging. Mohels everywhere breathe a sigh of relief. #AndrewSullivan — iolantherosa (@iolantherosa) January 28, 2015 Just a reminder...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Our long-time hirsute reader sends an update: I kept going back to The Dish all day on Wednesday hoping there would be at least one more post after “A Note To My Readers“. It’s been ten years since I started visiting your blog on a daily or sometimes...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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