Posts from The New Tasman for 09/28/2011

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published 09/28/2011
Action MovieSep 26, 2011 02:29 am | Phil

After having my fill of romantic comedies with titles like I Can’t Believe My Luck or It Makes Me Feel Funny When You look At Me Like That (And Not In a Good Way), I have spent the past two nights reacquainting myself with the action movie genre.  On Saturday night, I watched a Jason Statham ...

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Furious and funny fact-checkSep 24, 2011 05:22 am | Phil

Jacob Weisberg over at Slate has taken a fine-toothed comb to Ron Suskind’s “sensational Obama tell-all, Confidence Men.  After detailing Suskind’s dubious relationship with the truth in past outings, Weisberg neatly sums up numerous errors of fact in the latest book: Suskind has now turned his egregious writing and dubious technique on the Obama administration in his ...

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Day off bloggingSep 24, 2011 03:16 am | Phil

All Blacks day.

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Strange op-ed of the weekSep 23, 2011 12:06 am | Phil

Julia Gillard’s position on same-sex marriage — she opposes it — is morally indefensible as well as politically unnecessary.  I sincerely wish she would just admit that she only ever opposed gay marriage  for opportunistic reasons (primarily, I’m guessing, to pander to the small but powerful band of Roman Catholic extremists within the Labor Party), and that she ...

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Why Mark Davidson should’ve changed his password before sacking his ghostwriterSep 22, 2011 11:17 am | Phil


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McCafeSep 21, 2011 09:12 pm | Phil

So I am in Hong Kong and I am wide awake at four in the morning, which is kind of the norm these days for reasons I won’t go into, and I am thinking to myself “hey, maybe I can find a cafe that’s open 24 hours and I can go have a coffee and ...

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