And You Thought This Week's Posts Were Long  JOEL TURNIPSEED  ·  NOV 02 2007

Over at Slate, Jim Lewis assesses Errol Morris's posts on Roger Fenton's photographs in his Zoom blog for The New York Times:

He seems to have struck a nerve, or perhaps forensics is a more popular pastime than I would have guessed. The whole affair snowballed to browser-crashing size: If you add the readers' comments to Morris' own writing, you get a word count of about 223,000, which—just to put it in perspective—is slightly longer than Moby-Dick.

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