Bending the Truth in a Million Little Ways - New York Times
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This article says all the more important stuff that should be said about the James Frey debacle and and the larger debacle that is the diminutive size of the Frey debacle.
It mentions "Night", the could-not-be-backpedaling-any-faster Next Choice by Oprah and her people, but fails to mention many websites out there raising questions about events in Mr. Weisel's "memoir."
Okay...that was too far. This piece makes it clear that in today's world, lame jokes referencing established history and the nutcases who don't acknowledge it are difficult, as the nutcases are somehow becoming equally weighted "alternative viewpoints."
It also raises disturbing questions about things like blogs written by people who are not doing anything all that intersting...