The Macalope: Thanks so very much

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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.
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[The scene is the kitchen of Tux’s house, where the platform mascots have all gathered for Thanksgiving dinner. The Macalope and the Winotaur enter, quickly pouring themselves drinks.]

MACALOPE: There is only one way we are going to make it through this dinner.

WINOTAUR: Did you see Symbian? He has not aged well.

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The Macalope: Demi-Godwin

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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.
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You know what’s yesterday? Invoking Hitler. It’s sooo early 2000s. What’s hot right now is working down the scale to something more reasonable: Your Khans, your Medicis, your … McCarthys.

“How Apple’s ‘Blacklist’ Manipulates the Press” (no link but tip o’ the antlers to Dirk Karell).

ENGAGE HYPERBOLIC DRIVE!

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The Macalope Weekly: Friends and enemies

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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.
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“Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and stay away from crazy pundits,” is what the Macalope’s mother always told him. Why didn’t he listen? WHY?! Instead, here we are on another weekend, dissecting lazy arguments, backwards arguments, and … arguments made by friends?

Look back at the Apple Store in anger

Seeking Alpha has never been a collection of the sharpest bulbs in the drawer. Indeed, after all these years, they’re still only seeking alpha. They haven’t found it yet. The clarity and refinement of the arguments made by Russ Fischer seem to indicate why.

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The Macalope: Repeat performance

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Hey, who missed Henry Blodget?!

Really? No one? Huh. OK. Well, he’s back. Sorry?

“Come On, Apple Fans, It’s Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It” (no link but tip o’ the antlers to Paul Baptist).

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The Macalope: In nomine dumb

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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.
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You guys. You guys. You guuuuuuuuuuuuys.

Guess what Apple is.

Go on. You’ll never believe—whoops, you got it. It’s a religion.

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The Macalope Weekly: Hard lessons to learn

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There are painful truths in this world, and it appears some people are in denial. The Macalope hates to break it to Samsung (HA!), but it’s not fooling anyone with its entrepreneurial baloney. Actually, that’s worse than baloney. That’s pimento loaf. Also this week, some pundits get some tough love from the Macalope.

Wait, can not linking them really be called “tough”? Or “love”?

Up is down, down is up

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The Macalope: Stories we tell

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Who likes stories? Everyone does, right? Well, not anymore.

“Apple and BlackBerry, together at last (in the loser’s column)” (no link because this is getting to be a habit for John Koetsier, but tip o’ the antlers to Jeff Kauffman).

This story is getting old.

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