Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

To get in on the peddling of news derivatives -- media "products" based on speculation about future news stories -- we are contributing to the minute-to-minute coverage of another newspaper's blockbuster story or perhaps non-story or perhaps pretty good story in the making by linking to two weekend postings:

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First, for an inspired contribution by Tom Robbins at the Voice, click here.

Second, for the latest example of the derivative genre as applied to Paterson, click here.