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Have Some Respect

Re: Tori Marlan’s “How I Learned to Hate the War,” [September 30]. You cite safety concerns to change the names of Jake (main character in the tale) and his wife; you also didn’t provide their last names or ethnic backgrounds. Strange that the same safety concerns were not addressed for Nhu Tran, a Vietnamese from […]

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Turn on Your Shit Detector

If Mark Athitakis can correctly surmise that Madonna is full of shit [Critic’s Choice, Section Three, July 9], why didn’t you, Bob Mehr [The Meter, July 9], conclude that Thaione Davis is a double dip of the same concoction? In fact nitwit Davis’s favorite word is shit, when he is not using motherfucker. Most sane, […]