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October 2006

The Lamest Generation

The Lamest Generation

Originally published on October 25, 2006 on—nearly six years before the premiere of The Newsroom… If you want a lesson in humility, try being stuck on a cruise around New York Harbor with a bunch of Europeans the very day the U.S. squad bent over and took one in the …

History Major for Hire

Originally published on—October 24, 2006. Throughout my college career I endured a fair amount of ridicule over being a history major. My friends would ask, “What the hell is anybody gonna do with a history degree?” Turns out they were right; while they’re out making the big bucks with …