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Thursday, December 14, 2006

entry arrow5:30 PM | Some Things

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I grew up reading Michael Crichton -- how I devoured his pageturners such as The Andromeda Strain and Congo and Disclosure -- but starting with the disappointing The Lost World, he seemed to have gone ... wimpy. And didactic. (Although you can make the argument: wasn't he always?) The last straw was his startling polemic about the non-existence of global warming State of Fear. He has written a new novel called Next. And now, this? Michael, Michael... what happened to you?

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So the rumor, which I found initially funny, is really true. Being circumcised is a great thing.

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My online time is consumed by monitoring the awards fever. Yes, I'm an Oscar junkie.

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