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Review, "The Last Magazine" by Michael Hastings

Reporter Michael Hastings died in a car crash in June 2013 at the age of 33, but his writing enjoys a roistering afterlife. His 2012 story on Taliban prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl still is considered the definitive report on the soldier. 74 more words

Paul Shaffer: Life After Letterman


Paul Shaffer attends the 2011 Apollo Theater Spring Gala in New York City. For 33 years, Paul Shaffer has been the warm to David Letterman’s cool, the Ed to his Johnny and the Peaches to his Herb. 2,673 more words

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The Last Days of David Letterman

I’ve put off posting something here of my thoughts and feelings on the end of the Letterman Era. Maybe I’ve been hoping against hope that Dave would change his mind. 603 more words

The Latest Batch Of Amazon Pilots Feature Entries By Shane Black And David E. Kelley

Amazon has approved their next round of pilots, including a very interesting project from Lethal Weapon screenwriter and Iron Man 3 director Shane Black. He leads a group that includes a new show from David E. 268 more words

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Here's another possible Satoshi Nakamoto

Remember that Newsweek story claiming to have found the creator of bitcoin?

The March 2014 story was the cover of the very first issue of the magazine’s relaunch in print, and it reported that the man behind the mysterious “Satoshi Nakamoto” pseudonym was Dorian Nakamoto, an unemployed computer engineer living with his mother in Temple City, Calif. 531 more words

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Take 5 for 5.

1. Word to the wise; don’t use sharks for transport (Newsweek)

2. Dear David Cameron…(The Independent)

3. Alternative Thelma and Louise endings ( 23 more words

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