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Memo to: Jonathan Adler

Re: Product placement in my forthcoming novel

Please call me to discuss whether a certain character will be described as a “dauntingly intelligent and handsome Case Western law professor” or a “perpetually bewildered environmental ‘expert’ whose goatee went out of style around the time the Detroit Red Wings swept the Philadelphia Flyers in the Stanley Cup Finals.” My fees are reasonable.

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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