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It's been over a week since a member of the Post editorial staff posted to the Domenech or Little threads at the  Apparently they have lost their taste for the kind of dialogue they said they wanted to have with their readers. As one recent poster commented, The Post seems to have believed that "If we just manage to look bloggy enough..."

I believe we can help them with that. I believe we have an opportunity to use their blog as a kind of Dadaist project to explore the concepts of blogging vs. blogginess.  We can help them make it look as "bloggy" as possible without tipping over into actual blogness.    

The Daily Shows has given us "newsiness" (if you will) and Colbert has introduced us to "truthiness".  The Washington Post has now given us an unparalled opportunity to explore the idea of blogginess.  Have some fun.

Dadaism: A western European artistic and literary movement (1916-23) that sought the discovery of authentic reality through the abolition of traditional culture and aesthetic forms.

Originally posted to aj12754 on Sat Apr 01, 2006 at 09:03 AM PST.

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  •  still reading this? (0+ / 0-)

    hey aj, sorry, completely missed this diary of yours.

    that comment was me... :-)

    take a look at the latest turn of events in the 'new search' thread on the post's blog.

    Republicans don't want government to help people, but to control them.
    Democrats want government to help people, but not to control them.

    by miholo on Sat Apr 08, 2006 at 12:10:37 AM PDT

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