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Loathsome Love and Hate (But Mostly Love)

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Love and Hate (But Mostly Love) I loved this year’s 50 Most Loathsome New Yorkers issue. What I loved most about it is that only one nigra made the list. It’s not that I think we African Americans are on some higher moral or cultural plane. I can’t stomach selfish, money-loving, status-worshipping, materialistic-little-control-freak-fascist Americans any [&hellip
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Heimlich’s So WASPy; Show Us the Light, Slackjaw; Cockburn’s Eunuchs; Kudos to Signorile and MUGGER; More…

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Fort Greene Is Sorta Slopey, We Guess Adam Heimlich: In writing, “For some reason, middle-class urban black people love family chain restaurants” (“Food,” 12/18), you show you’re another New York Press contributor who has to get out (of Park Slope, Williamsburg and Tribeca) more often. Adam, my dear boy, have you ever walked along DeKalb [&hellip
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Mailbox: Knipfel Rocks; Knipfel Sucks; Dissenting on the Strokes’ Hype; McConnell’s Right on Restricting Immigration; Taki’s a Patriot, Or a Cartoon; More Al Hunt Bashing

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Out here in the cultural wastes of Weimar, Germany, I’ve been neglecting Jim Knipfel. But another Jim, Romenesko, at www.poynter.org/medianews, dragging MUGGER’s blast at Al Hunt and other registered libbies (11/7), led me to Jim Knipfel’s glorious tout of Professor Corey ("Who Am the World’s Foremost Authority," 11/7), who was a mental band-aid for me [&hellip
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Snobby Savvy Slivka; Crabby Tabb; Cabal’s a Lying Elephant-Hater; Slackjaw, Our Hero; MUGGER’s Right About Molly; Exciting and Inciting

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ONT FACE=”Plantin Bold”> Andrey Slivka’s article on the Webbys (“Webbys 2001,” 8/1) was pretty much dead-on (especially the part about an entire generation’s capitulation to the money culture); on the other hand, it’s gotten pretty hip these days to heap ridicule on laid-off Web workers. Keep in mind that a lot of low-end website employees [&hellip
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