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Take down 'John Lurie Profile' from magazine web archive.

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All reasons are given at length in Rick Moody's fine piece here (http://therumpus.net/2011/06/swinging-modern-sounds-30-what-is-and-is-not-masculine/).  But simply, a journalist or at least his editors should be able to distinguish between a a stalker and a real consensual relationship.  Practically all public figures have stalkers at times.  These do not figure in magazine profiles, let alone totally usurp them.  This article was a failure of journalism which gave exposure to a stalker and gave short shrift to the achievements and point of view of its erstwhile subject.  Everyone interviewed for the article has subsequently claimed they were misquoted, as can be seen here:  http://johnlurie-newyorker.blogspot.com



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