Straight Up’s staff of thousands interrupts Big Apple Portraits to bring you
this news: author/journalist David Ehrenstein has listed his 10 must-read blogs in the current issue of The Advocate.
Among them, he includes Straight Up. The pleasure of being listed is that he puts us in such great
The other nine blogs are: AmericaBlog, The
Daily Howler, Eschaton (a k a Atrios), James Wolcott, Crooks and
O’Crap, The Rittenhouse Review, The Tin
Man and Cathy’s World. All of these,
some of which we’re familiar with, will now be entered in our own blogroll.
Modesty must have kept Ehrenstein from listing among the top 10 his own David E’s
Fablog, which really is fabulous, or that of his significant other, Bill Reed’s
People vs. Dr. Chilledair, both of which we’ve had in our
blogroll because they’re so damned good. And have a look at Ehrensteinland. It’s a kick.