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Tag Archives: The New Yorker
Salon’s Alex Pareene has assembled a Top Ten Hackorama of Political Journalists and it’s a corker (tip o’ the pixel to AlterNet). Pareene blowtorches some of the most notable members of the chinstrokerati, “[channeling] each media figure’s ‘unique’ voice — … Continue reading
From Thursday’s Boston Globe: The stately local broadsheet made a mistake reviewing “My Mistake”? File under: There but for the grace of God and etc.
Well the Missus and I trundled down to Newbury Street yesterday to catch Once, Still and Forever at Robert Klein Gallery, and say, it was swell. From the RKG press release: SUBLIME COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS BY JESSICA BACKHAUS SHOWN FOR THE … Continue reading
Last week the hardworking staff noted the passing of Manson Whitlock, typewriter repairman extraordinaire. While the hardwaiting staff continues to monitor the Boston Herald for a Seamus Heaney obituary, we came across this excellent Washington Post obit of the redoubtable Manson Whitlock … Continue reading
While the hardwaiting staff continues to monitor the Boston Herald for a Seamus Heaney obituary, we came across this excellent Washington Post obit of the redoubtable Manson Whitlock (via Monday’s Boston Globe): Manson Whitlock; kept typewriters clacking WASHINGTON — Manson … Continue reading
In the run-up to the 2013 U.S. Open, the New Yorker ran a major takeout by Lauren Collins on world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic. Nut graf: Djokovic and his family were slow to internalize the codes of tennis, a … Continue reading