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In addition to being a mythical beast, the Macalope is not an employee of Macworld. As a result, the Macalope is always free to criticize any media organization. Even ours.

Spaced Gray Lady: The New York Times coverage of Apple is less than stellar

The New York Times commits multiple offenses against logic this week.

Crazy is as crazy does: Pre-dooming the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is just the latest device from Apple that doesn't stand a chance.

Keeping it real: When Apple derangement ruins an argument

Did Sony innovate more than Apple? Maybe. But that doesn't make Apple a slouch.

Delayed: Reports assume a lot based on very little

How can you delay a product that doesn't have a ship date? Or may not even exist.

No stupid questions: Samsung's slump puts that axiom to the test

Samsung has a bad quarterly outlook. You know what that means.

1920 called: Raging against the Apple iPhone machine

Time to rage against the evils of technology. A-gain.

The outrage gap: How Apple always gets top billing

If there's no such thing as bad publicity then Apple's got it made.

Not breaking news: Smartphone subsidies are just a fact of modern life

The New York Times has made a startling discovery. From 2009.

Exactly backwards: Apple's security statement is more a PR coup than a nightmare

Apple says it will protect its customers information. Naturally, huge fail.

Just your typical launch: Apple sells lots of devices, pundits see doom

Did Apple have problems this week? Sure. Were they unusual? Not so much.

Unfair comparisons: stacking the iPhone against every Android phone feature

How do you make the iPhone pale in comparison? Pretend that you can get a mythical Android phone that has every possible feature.

Standard reactions

Apple announced some stuff. Let's go to the pundit playbook.

The Desolation of Forbes

This is what happens when you overdo an analogy.

Where's Claude Rains when you need him?

Apple caught engaging in shocking behavior!