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Offline Jeff Wrangler

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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3120 on: December 21, 2022, 11:08:23 pm »
Seems likely. At my newspaper, the digital version comes out the day before the print.

So by the time the print version comes out it's old news?  ???
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3121 on: December 29, 2022, 09:16:07 pm »
This week's "Shouts and Murmurs" wasn't funny again but it was engaging, with slivers of wit scattered throughout. I found the idea of God and an angel acting as parents of the human race amusing but the repeated reference to God worrying about money disturbed me. So, when I woke up in the middle of the night, I began ruminating on the nature of God. It was very productive, and I ended up with the conclusion that "pain and bread are the same word."
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3122 on: January 05, 2023, 08:42:21 pm »
So by the time the print version comes out it's old news?  ???

Kind of, I guess. It rarely makes a difference, except for big breaking news. Tomorrow's paper may contain five fewer "no" votes for Kevin McCarthy than the online version.

Both have their advantages. The digital versions come out earlier and, perhaps more valuably, contain links to related sites that aren't worth spelling out the URL of in the print story. On the other hand, the print editions have more attractive page designs.



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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3123 on: January 07, 2023, 12:38:58 pm »
So, is it true that the New Yorker has published the January 6th Report? Maybe as subscribers, we'll get a discount or can access it online!
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3124 on: January 07, 2023, 01:32:03 pm »
Appears they did publish it, but no sign (so far) that it's available to subscribers. It's not very expensive. And of course it's an extremely important historical record. But TBH, I know I'd never read 752 pages, most of which must be pretty dry. I'm content to get a more succinct version from a news outlet or commentator.

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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3125 on: January 07, 2023, 06:15:12 pm »
Appears they did publish it, but no sign (so far) that it's available to subscribers. It's not very expensive. And of course it's an extremely important historical record. But TBH, I know I'd never read 752 pages, most of which must be pretty dry. I'm content to get a more succinct version from a news outlet or commentator.

I've seen ads for it in the magazine. I didn't know that the magazine published it.  ???
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3126 on: January 12, 2023, 09:31:19 am »
I'm actually caught up and waiting for another issue to arrive.  :o
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3127 on: January 12, 2023, 12:37:00 pm »
I'm actually caught up and waiting for another issue to arrive.  :o

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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3128 on: January 13, 2023, 09:02:40 am »
The issue with MLK and his family on the cover arrived in yesterday's mail.
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Re: In the New Yorker...
« Reply #3129 on: January 15, 2023, 05:04:08 pm »
Here's an article that's right up our alley: sentence constructions that drive us batty:
. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/annals-of-inquiry/the-objectively-objectionable-grammatical-pet-peeve
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