Re: Pagliesque

Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Thu, 17 Sep 1998 13:57:35 -0700

I like Chris Mathews, but maybe that's just my
Catholic upbrining. What cracks me up to no end is
the respectability Internet-based journalism
has suddenly received. I'd love to go back and
find all their Drudge quotes.


> Y'all,
> Why pay for it when you can get this kind of publicity for free? Salon, a
> fringey San Francisco e-zine, is catapulted overnight into the mainstream
> limelight.
> CNN Talk Back, today: Talbot - the purveyor of Paglia, Horowitz and other
> creative thinkers* - defends posting the Hyde story in Salon magazine. "We
> pay no one for their stories - we're not a tabloid," he claims. Never mind
> that the mainstream press rejected the Hyde story, partially because of its
> stilted-husband perspective. Being "independent," Salon is free to print
> whatever it wants.
> My favorite recent Salon spin: Chris Matthews pushes his Catholic agenda on
> his Hardball audience.
> Geege
> PS looks like Intel - 3com merger is off.
> * opiners with 5-star vocabs