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The 33 cent wage and income gap is unacceptable and unnecessary. So is the cliché glass ceiling. Bottom line, our...

Rumors of the Death of Narrative Greatly Exaggerated

For goodness sakes!  Telling stories is the entire reason for dining out!  Not to mention the basis of all negotiations, disputes, and the common law.  See Grand Theft Auto, Twitter and Beowulf all demonstrate that stories will never die.  H/t to @gapingvoid in my twitter network.

In the immortal words of Joan Didion, "we tell ourselves stories in order to live."  And to prove it, here's a totally random set of "tweets" from my network -- mid-narrative.

Sarah Harrison
sourjayne "Do you drink vodka?" me: "Pretty much exclusively."
greatfulbread anyone wanna buy me a http://tinyurl.com/6gvhto ? please, pretty please?!
NoReinsGirl RT @infodiva Yes a Northern CA Tweetup !! I am in
vpynchon CONGRATS 2 @Adrianos E-Justice named California Defamation Law Blog among the "Top 50 Internet & Digital Law Blogs." http://is.gd/93vt.
Alex Howard
digiphile My 19th birthday was not like Taylor's: http://tinyurl.com/5dn29v But then, I wasn't on 'The Price is Right.' Amazing luck.
destry Prediction: A tie between 2 or more teams on NFL – Which team will have the best defense on Thanksgiving Day? http://hubdub.com/s/6ST04
destry Prediction: Tennessee Titans on NFL – Which team will have the best defense on Thanksgiving Day? http://hubdub.com/s/N0THJ
NoReinsGirl @vmaryabraham Why I'm following you is a good need to for this law student to develop network of attorney's early in the game.
David Lano
davidlano Heading home
InternetLaw "Ad Watchdog Says Ad Videos (Viral Or Not) Need To Obey Truth-In-Advertising Rules" http://tinyurl.com/5rv8d7
InternetLaw "Connecticut Finally Drops Charges Against Julie Amero" http://tinyurl.com/5659r7
Gerry Riskin
Riskin Does anyone have (or know anyone who has) unlocked original iPhone on TMobile plan - have tech question (I use 3G AT&T btw)
Guy Kawasaki
guykawasaki Gaming Not An Addiction, Parents to Blame: http://is.gd/93Po
Micah Sifry
Mlsif Oh, and in case you didn't notice, Team Obama is also organizing local "what's next" meetings Dec 13-14: http://snurl.com/6ty38
NoReinsGirl We need a Northern CA Tweetup. Who's in? After Thanksgiving weekend and prior to Christmas? Bueller? Bueller?
BrokenDoll The reflections on the wet street are gorgeous.
lara kelland
conservadora yoga? check. dinner with daish? check. discussion of keira's play? check. toilet paper and pie plates purchased? check. bed? almost check.
stevematthews @VMaryAbraham Not bad. Just grd 2, and son born late in the year is still coming up to speed with his reading. Things will improve. :)

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Darren Hutchinson - November 26, 2008 8:03 PM

Hi, Victoria. Narrative lives! Check out the recent Florida ruling on the gay-adoption ban. It is a pretty great narrative.

PS: You visited my blog a while back...Thanks for the comment!

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