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Bye Bye Blender

Another music magazine bites the dust.

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(Facing upwards, shaking fists) Damn this economy!

Blender had some sass. I’ll miss it. Will you?

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Village Voice cans Nat Hentoff

Village Voice editors have been walking through their newsroom with a machete cutting jobs for the past several months and those cuts have included some pretty big names. Yesterday, the axe fell on Nat Hentoff, the legendary columnist who has been with the paper for 50 years.

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Initially a jazz writer, Hentoff is probably best known for his columns about civil liberties in which he famously declared himself pro-life and supported the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

“Your medium is dying!”

Luckily, most of my friends and I have been fired from daily newspapers, so I can chuckle over this:

I wish I could choose which papers die and which papers hobble on.

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