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The 9 “likes” featured in this episode:
“Swamp People” on the History Channel
Joshua Ferris’ Then We Came to the End
Up on the Roof: New York’s Hidden Skyline Spaces, by Alex Maclean
Newsweek’s “My Favorite Mistake” feature
It’s on the Grid, the screenwriting website
Mike Sacks’ Photos of TV blog
“Radio,” the new Sixpence None the Richer single
Temple Run for iPhone/iPod/iPad
The animated short film Logorama
Other items of note:
Spanx founder Sara Blakely’s favorite mistake
The Daily Beast
Jason erroneously stated that Tina Brown bought Newsweek. Actually the billionaire Sidney Harman bought Newsweek in August 2010 from The Washington Post Co. (reportedly, he paid only $1). In November 2010, Newsweek merged with Tina Brown’s The Daily Beast and she became editor of both publications. He is only mildly chagrined by this error.
Matthew Paul Turner reported that Spanx founder Sara Blakely had used the word “bum,” not knowing it was British slang for vagina. In fact, the word Blakely used was “fanny.” Matthew totally regrets this error, because he is usually more knowledgable about impolite slang terms.
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Have you ever written anything under a pseudonym?
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