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  • Except now I have to idolspize Ann Hornaday too...

    Thanks, Libby

  • Yeah, I idolspize Ann Hornaday for coming up with that word AND its application to Susan Orlean.

    Thanks, Libby

  • And I *almost* want to read the book but I haven't read any of hers and I'm afraid of falling into her idolspize trap so I won't.

    I Wish I Knew How to Quit You, Ayelet

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  • I first heard it in 'The Sound of Music'.

    February 15, 2010

  • "idolspize" comes from this 2006 Washington Post essay by Ann Hornaday

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/21/AR2006022101862.html

    February 15, 2010

  • "Whom do you idolspize?…It recently became clear to me that modern life has spawned a brand new emotion, that psychological sidewalk-crack between envy and idolatry that we often succeed in jumping over, but once in a while fall right through." (From Double-Tongued Dictionary)

    June 9, 2008