Among its many other crimes against journalism, the Internet has shown writers and editors what people really want to read when no one is looking.
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I had recently noticed the word “planking” showing up on Facebook, but paid no attention to it until one of my colleagues sent me this article demanding I explain. ---Apparently the fad originated in Australia, and as Willamette Week’s resident Antipodean, the responsibility falls to me to write about it. From the not exceptionally thorough research I have conducted, it seems that “planking” ...