soccultish update

Eszter reports evidence that her blind reviewer voodoo doll is working.  Meanwhile, within hours of tacking mine to my bulletin board, someone I suspect of having given a paper of mine a negative review changed their Facebook status update to “PLEASE GOD LET THIS PAIN IN MY ARM SUBSIDE” and it has stayed that way since.  So, 2-for-2, or 1-for-1, if you insist on discounting my testimonial for being made up.  Support travel-funding entrepeneurship and buy yours today! 

Author: jeremy

I am the Ethel and John Lindgren Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow in the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.

4 thoughts on “soccultish update”

  1. I believe you, Jeremy. These Voodoo Dolls are clearly powerful!

    It looks like only 2-3 of us have helped out this entrepreneurial grad student with her ASA travel. C’mon folks, seriously no one needs any help dealing with reviewers?

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  2. i’m not so much for retribution, but i’d like a blind reviewer voodoo doll that brings me an acceptance for publication letter if i alcove it, feed it good chocolate (or wine) and bow to it every morning.

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  3. oops, i didn’t read eszter’s update before posting my comments. i think i may get 4 of these dolls then: 3 blind reviewers + the editor. :)

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