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Month: March 2002

SportsFilter.com

SportsFilter.com is a Weblog for sports news.

Elliott Hester interview

WorldHum.com is running an entertaining and informative interview with Elliott Hester, a flight attendant and author.

Using email effectively

Here’s an excellent article about using email effectively in a business setting.

The “midlife-crisis crisis”

The exceptional David Brooks strikes again. This time, he examines, with his characteristic humor, the “midlife-crisis crisis” that has struck our great nation.

On Shakespeare and Marlowe

Were Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets actually written by Christopher Marlowe? I don’t know, but I’d like to see this film.

“Girls just want to be mean”

In Margaret Talbot’s (quite long, but very good) New York Times article, she surveys the world of teenage girls’ “relational aggression”–the way they lash out at their peers psychologically. Whereas boys are physically cruel to each other, the thinking goes, girls manipulate and gossip about their enemies. Talbot’s conclusion: “Girls Just Want to Be Mean.”

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