Daily Archives: March 3, 2010

Oscar and Me

Because the Oscars are coming up, I dug out of the archives this story I wrote for the Washington Post about ten years ago, about when I borrowed my friend’s Oscar statuette. Enjoy. Oscar and Me Some time ago, I needed an Oscar — (Why? Does it matter? If you thought you could legally get […]

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Just Arrived, 3/3/10

What’s new today: * The Fallen, by Mark Terry (Oceanview): Author and friend of Whatever Mark Terry’s latest, a political action thrilller in which a terrorist group has the G8 summit in its sights, and only one man can stop them from wreaking havoc. Because what fun would it be to have two men stop […]

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The Big Idea: Blake Charlton

Words are funny things, and I mean that in a “funny weird” sort of way, not the “funny ha ha” sort of way (although words can be that way, too. I mean, obviously. Hmm. I’m drifting). But what if words were more than words. What if words were more than their metaphorical content? What if […]

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