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Saturday, June 10, 2006

The Perils of Publishing a Monthly*

Just got my July/August edition of The Atlantic today. The cover story is a very thorough and very topical profile of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. This article is sure to generate a ton of interest, since al-Zarqawi has established himself as America's nemesis in Iraq and continues to be a thorn in the side of the U.S. troops in their efforts to...

What? What's that you say? Al-Zarqawi was killed three days ago?

Um, is it too late to change the cover story?

What the heck, I'll still read it. After all, he is my doppelganger.

[* In the curious lexicon of The Atlantic, "monthly" is defined as 10 times per year.]


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