Attytood Archive: October, 2009

The Under Assistant West Coast Promo Man...

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has more power than the Acting Substitute Philadelphia Daily News Night City Editor, which I find myself here for a couple days during what... Read more

UPDATED: Arlen Specter's "Summer of Love" continues

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If you're going to Arlen Specter,* be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. If the born-again Democratic senator from Pennsylvania drifts... Read more

The Real World: Global Warming

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The Associated Press joins the reality-based world, with a clever article that cuts through a lot of the hype -- on both sides -- about climate... Read more

"Daddy, I'm home"

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Pedro Martinez once famously called the Yankees his "daddy" but I think his start in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday will... Read more

"I have lost understanding of and confidence in the strategic purposes of the United States' presence in Afghanistan..."

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A U.S. Foreign Service officer and Iraq combat veteran quits over the ongoing American military presence in Afghanistan, which he says he... Read more

Are you ready for some Afterthoughts!

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The Philadelphia Afterthoughts wait until a day with no baseball to try to sneak their way back into the city's sports consciousness. Good... Read more

No blood in ants

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It's a bloodbath! A couple of things jumped out from the new newspaper circulation numbers. One thing is that by combining the circulation... Read more

President Barack Obama's cover-up

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This New York Times editorial is a home run -- hopefully the only home run that will be coming from anything with "New York" in... Read more