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One writer's reasons for sticking with the social media website.

Why I'm done with trying to leave Facebook

October 22nd, 2014

One writer's reasons for sticking with the social media website.

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    Debuting Smith Galtney's new pop-culture column, Cultural Attachment.

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    When did I stop wanting to be David Bowie? Too recently for a Man of a Certain Age is the short but sufficiently mortifying answer.

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    Levi Johnston, the lady-killa from Wasilla, is taking baby steps towards showbiz.

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    The Hollywood Burglar Bunch illuminates celebrity’s diminishing grip on us all.

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