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On comment spam

We had a temporary plague of comment spam here. My original post here remarked on that. But it’s gone now, so its safe to comment again. 🙂 Thanks for bearing with me in the meantime.

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The hell of comments

So I wanted to add a comment under Jonathan D. Fitzgerald’s essay “Lena Dunham Is The New John Updike — But Not In A Good Way“, in WBUR‘s Cognoscenti ‘zine (which I just discovered, and I like). So I wrote … Continue reading

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Here’s what I see at the top of my WordPress dashboard: At a Glance 1,374 Posts 10,720 Comments 3 Pages 8,013 Approved 38 Categories 69 Pending 1,476 Tags 2,637 Spam Akismet has protected your site from 266,660 spam comments already, … Continue reading

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