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5. Our chance to feel self-righteous about not buying the new iPad was ripped out of our hands. NPR retracted monologist Mike Daisey's This American Life story about Apple factory conditions after it was revealed many of the details were made up. Apparently, a story about a factory lined with anti-suicide nets wasn't dramatic enough for him, so he decided to cast suspicion on the entire story by jazzing it up with a little, what dramatists call, "lying." Dammit, all we wanted was the chance to act superior to our early-adopter friends, asking them if they're afraid of smearing their new HD screen with all that blood on their hands, but Daisey's given them an out. Never trust theater-folk!