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My Rental! My Sublet! My Rental! My Sublet!

New York rent control politics are even more vicious than academic (because the stakes are so small) politics. In the Big Town, it’s only the apartments that are small. Latest case in point (via the New York Times): For Faye … Continue reading

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Yanks, Jeter Both Whiff

This is totally wrong: As Jeter Talks Turn Ugly, The Question Is, Why? Tyler Kepner’s piece in Wednesday’s dead-tree New York Times begins with a “Casablanca” reference, something that’s always welcome. In “Casablanca,” Rick tells Sam, his beloved piano player, that … Continue reading

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