♦ Talk about survivor’s guilt: Mischke finds the ultimate radio format … ultimate as in final.
♦ Minnesota Independent’s eagle-eyed Chris Steller discovers a little Strib headline switcheroo involving Gov. Pawlenty and his dream date, Sara Jane Olson.
♦ The “DFL-leaning” Uptake gets six state Senate reporting credentials but a conservative St. Cloud talk show host had his “revoked.” Political discrimination? St. Cloud Times opinion writer Gary Gross thinks so.
Related: a kinder, gentler Minnesota Organization of Bloggers, from the Daily Planet’s Casey Merkwan.
♦ Because of the imminent death of his Secrets of the City blog (along with every other SOTC blog), ex-Strib food writer Jeremy Iggers has created TC Foodies, “for everyone who cares about food: from food policy and healthy eating to fine dining and gastronomic adventures.”
Together with the new Heavy Table, things are looking up for local online food writing. (You have to check out HT’s soon-to-be-classic “How to make a Jucy Lucy” video. You had me at, “You’re gonna want a nice 80 percent fat content beef …”.
♦ Ten reasons you should hire a journalist now that the buggy-whip factory has closed. (Hat tip: DDY.)
♦ If you want to chuckle at the pretensions of yours truly, click here and go to the comments.