I had this long, overwrought post announcing what the rest of you apparently already know--that I'm going to be blogging for the Atlantic--and then it got eaten by Typepad. It was quite wry and humorous. Oh well. I'm just going to say thanks to those who've been posting here from jump (Shani, Breuk etc.) and also how sad I am that Matt won't be fighting in the trenches with me. For what we do, in our way of thinking, there really isn't anyone better than Matt. Anyway, I know I'm not the most reliable lefty, and a lot of you have beef with me from time to time. But I do try to shoot straight guys. It's really all I know how to do. And now I'm just going to do what I should have done five sentences ago--hand the mic over to Outkast.

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