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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dot, Dot, Dot.

Herb Caen, the much-celebrated, pre-Internet columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, used ellipses to separate the segments of his daily writing and called his work “three-dot journalism.” It was really just a device to string together a series of unrelated, gossipy blurbs, and call it a column. And it worked. Success, in whichever form it […]

Shit Happens

I have something in common with Brett Pill, the San Francisco Giant who recently put a mild spark into what has been an otherwise difficult season for the team by hitting a home run in his first major league at bat. I, too, homered in my first at bat while playing Wii Baseball with my […]