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A river runs through us…

David Brooks has got a worth-reading article in the New Yorker called Social Animal. Sure, it’s got his annoying tics (he’s trying to coin yet another catchphrase to go along with bobos and exurbs, and it throws in ‘evidence’ that … Continue reading

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Nobody knows anything?

The scriptwriter William Goldman (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting, Marathon Man, The Princess Bride etc) famously came out with the statement “Nobody Knows Anything,” trying to puncture the bubble of self-regard that entertainment ‘experts’ and studio heads … Continue reading

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