by Conor Friedersdorf

Greetings Dish aficionados -- though I first met Andrew a couple years ago, when I interned at The Atlantic, I've been a daily reader since 2001, so it's an honor and a privilege to be guest blogging for a couple weeks, especially given the consistently thoughtful feedback posts here garner. I'll need to be quite prolific for the duration, as I'm also manning an ideas blog elsewhere at The Atlantic Online, contributing at The American Scene, and profiling an allegedly piratical blogger at True/Slant, where I'm covering a different Web log each week.

In Andrew's absence the normal e-mail addresses will be checked by the Dish team, but should anyone want to reach me directly, you can do so by e-mailing conor dot friedersdorf at gmail dot com.

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