Tag Archives: Red Smith

Joseph Epstein Review Of Red Smith Anthology Lacks Heinz Sight

One of the several joys of subscribing to The Weekly Standard is the work of Joseph Epstein, a writer of uncommon sense and sensibility. His piece last week was a review of American Pastimes: The Very Best of Red Smith, a Library … Continue reading

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NYT’s Revisionist History Re: IHT

Smart Sam Roberts piece in Thursday’s New York Times about the pending demise of the International Herald Tribune brand. Fondly Recalling a ‘Writer’s Paper’ as a Name Goes Away Ghostly vestiges of the gothic Herald Tribune logo still survive on … Continue reading

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Great American Sportswriter Lists Lack Heinz Sight

Two recent pieces (not to be confused with Reese’s Pieces) about American sportswriters have excluded one name from the roll call of the best at their craft: W.C. Heinz, Heavyweight Champion of the Word as Jeff MacGregor dubbed him in a … Continue reading

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Boston Blanked In Best Newspaper Column Of All Time Bakeoff

From our Late to the Party desk: A couple of weeks ago the Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog ran this item (via the Missus): What’s the Best Newspaper Column of All Time? The National Society of Newspaper Columnists has weighed … Continue reading

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