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My colleague Jim Fallows highlights from time to time some of the more absurd press releases that reach him through the Intertubes, and I thought I would make my own contribution by sharing the following, from an entirely typical flack:

Hi Jeffrey!
 
I'm just following up to make sure you got my email and press release last week about Off the Set, a new book of documentary photography by Paulie & Pauline that takes an intimate look inside the off-screen romantic relationships of the adult industry's biggest stars.
 
Many of the individuals featured in Off the Set are available for profiles and interviews related to media coverage of the book. We're also planning several book signings with some of the stars themselves in New York and Los Angeles during the next few months.

Paulie and Pauline
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Jeffrey Goldberg is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Reporting. He is the author of Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror. More

Before joining The Atlantic in 2007, Goldberg was a Middle East correspondent, and the Washington correspondent, for The New Yorker. He was previouslly a correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and New York magazine. He has also written for the Jewish Daily Forward and was a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.

Goldberg's book Prisoners was hailed as one of the best books of 2006 by the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, The Progressive, Washingtonian magazine, and Playboy. He received the 2003 National Magazine Award for Reporting for his coverage of Islamic terrorism and the 2005 Anti-Defamation League Daniel Pearl Prize. He is also the winner of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists prize for best international investigative journalist; the Overseas Press Club award for best human-rights reporting; and the Abraham Cahan Prize in Journalism.

In 2001, Goldberg was appointed the Syrkin Fellow in Letters of the Jerusalem Foundation, and in 2002 he became a public-policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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