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nick-belardes's picture
Aug.07.2009
This has really been affecting me lately: my obsession with the bizarre. I wake up, roll out of bed. I grab a history book, or find my laptop and click straight to a science magazine website as if the Holy Grail of the absurd is going to suddenly spring to life like an oddly glowing chalice. It’s...
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Jul.26.2009
I'm waiting for the police to call me back. As a journalist it's not always easy to get through to the authorities when you have a pressing question about a death for a news article. In this case, the death of a prominent real estate broker in Bakersfield who was found dead in the Kern River by a...