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Felix Salmon

Wednesday links exaggerate for effect

By Felix Salmon
July 2, 2009

I say the vegans are “bonkers” — Andrew Leonard says no they’re not, they’re “exacting”. Whatever, same difference.

I’m coming to the worrying conclusion that Katy Perry’s song represents a generation of girls who are happy & relaxed”

Treasury will give banks $525 million by undervaluing their TARP warrants

Hollywood cancels a movie. This is really worth 1,300 words of NYT real estate?

What is the “long, confusing story” of the Bicycle Access to Buildings bill, and what now are its chances?

Ugh. Marilyn Minter is making “works inspired by MAC’s Fall Colour Collection of cosmetics”

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Did you read, or at least skim, the full investigation of vegan restaurants?

They figure why so many restaurants fail, not just which ones do. It was an pretty good piece of actual journalism. The “bonkers” part is that they did it for free.

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The reason Moneyball got such a long eulogy is because it featured Brad Pitt and was directed by Soderberg and yet still couldn’t find a taker. And because its a story that many baseball fans are very excited about. More importantly, a subset of baseball fans (like myself) who are disproportionately passionate (some would say stupidly) about the game and about how evaluation of talent needs to change, to us this book made us rethink baseball.

I don’t know if you are a baseball guy, but you are a wine guy; imagine if someone wrote a book talking about a new winery that had just discovered/created/(reached back to wine growers from ages ago to correctly grow) a new grape that produced this amazing wine but did it just three weeks after bottling so it didn’t need to age (significant less expenditure on cash). That’s what this book does. However, in reality its a poor story for theaters because there isn’t much of a plot. The book is basically a series of essays about people or decisions. I never understood why they ever wanted to make a movie about it myself.

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