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  1. death of a postman
    Dying Agency to Honor Living PeopleThe Postal Service will put not-dead people on its stamps.
  2. the times they are a changin’
    Postmaster General Promises to Gradually Stop Pestering Us With MailHooray!
  3. excellent things
    ‘Kids Think Santa Claus Lives in Chelsea,’ So Adorable Couple ObligesChelsea couple makes kids’ Christmas wishes come true.
  4. Dozens of City’s Primitive ‘Post Offices’ May CloseDozens of people may be inconvenienced.
  5. photo op
    We Love Obliviously Ironic Junk Mail Have we mentioned before how much we love junk mail from the Bureau of Waste Prevention? Oh, yeah, we have. Well, it’s still true, and the latest installment made us smile for a moment last night, all the way until we threw it out. Earlier: Best Junk Mail Ever Giving Our Junk Mail a Second Chance
  6. early and often
    Rudy Giuliani, and Clubs That Will (Inexplicably) Have Us As a Member First our writers get surveys for “Conservatives and Republicans Only,” then we get this. What horrible mailing lists have we gotten ourselves on? Earlier: How the Other Half Thinks: Advise George Bush!
  7. intel
    Taxmen! And so it is the day after tax day. Did you get your returns filed on time? We visited the U.S. Post Office in the underground lair of Rockefeller Center yesterday afternoon, where we found a long and slow-moving line of deadline-finishers waiting to mail theirs. Why wait till the last minute? We asked them.
  8. the in-box
    Don’t Mention the Swift Boats!In the magazine this week, Geoffrey Gray wrote about the political implications of Rudy Giuliani’s lack of military service. In the piece, he described VoteVets.org as a “left-leaning version of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth.” Those eight words were posted on Daily Kos and generated lots of letters. There are too many to print here, but after the jump, a sampling of spleen. (Gray’s response will be posted shortly.)
  9. intel
    Best Junk Mail Ever We were throwing out junk mail the other day when we noticed the return address on one of the postcards. It promptly became our favorite piece of junk mail ever. Related: NYCWasteLe$$ [NYC.gov]