Daily Archive: September 10, 2011

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Hi.

In the interest of brevity—and in an attempt to avoid undue solipsism—I’ll keep my introductory post short. I graduated from the University of Iowa in May and plan on enrolling in graduate school next...

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A man there was in the Land of Uz

Jonathan Safran Foer’s second novel, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, closes with a flip-book sequence of one of the falling men from the World Trade Center.  The order of the images are reversed, so...

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TV Terror

I’m not entirely sure that there is anything too significant to be gleaned from this video presentation of a study on how terrorism is portrayed on primetime TV since 9/11- though I am sure...

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10 Years Later

The funny thing, in retrospect, was that I had actually chosen to listen to news radio before I’d even gotten in the car that morning – something I never, ever do.  I was just...

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The Machinery of… whatever

I thought my country was going crazy before 9/11. Turns out I was still young, and “crazy” was one of those things I had to learn as I got older. I can work up...

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Recollection

At the hospitals where I did my residency in New York City, the pediatrics department had its Grand Rounds every Tuesday morning.  One of my favorite attending physicians was delivering a talk on hematopoietic...