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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.

Broken record: iPad naysaying from the usual suspects

We might be willing to take some negative iPad analysis. But not from this guy.

Those who forget history: Apple's events haven't always been magic

Apple is damned again as people misremember.

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.

Androidsplainin': iPhone haters miss the point again

Who likes being condescended to?!

Standard reactions

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