Today on Observer.com: Oct. 12

Some highlights from our daily online coverage:

The Midterm Backlash: Think 1982, Not 1994

Times Metro Desk Cancels All Newspaper, Magazine Subscriptions

The Long, Emotional Summer of the Astor Press Corps

On Development and Related Things

Box Office Breakdown: Couples Retreat Cleans Up, Paranormal Activity Scares Everybody

Today in Local Sports Coverage: The Problem With All Those Dramatic Wins

The Week in DVR: 30 Rock Returns! Plus, Early Coen Brothers, Vampires, Jennifer Aniston, and Very Cute Dogs

Crime Waves: Burglary as Comedy and Tragedy

Today on Observer.com: Oct. 12