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NYT Photog Sergey Ponomarev’s Page One Pic Is . . . Art

The hardlooking staff has long admired the photographic skill of New York Times shutterbug Sergey Ponomarev, who dominated the paper’s 2013 Year in Pictures review. Yesterday, though, Ponomarev outdid himself with this front-page photo.     Close up:     Man, that is … Continue reading

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Michael Reagan Milks the Old Man Like a Cash Cow

Well the hardworking staff opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out:     And etc. So, pony up for the Reagan Ranch and get a swell calendar.     Year in pictures:     You might … Continue reading

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Times Three

A trio of notable pieces from Sunday’s New York Times: 1) The devastatingly vivid report by David Barstow, David Rohde, and Stephanie Saul about the Deepwater Horizon blowout disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Nut graf: On paper, experts and … Continue reading

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Six Hicks Pix Click

Sunday’s New York Times Week in Review section featured The Year in Pictures 2009. And that featured six – count ’em, six (out of 50) – photos by Times staffer Tyler Hicks. One guy. Over 10% of the year’s images. … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Gordon Parks: The New Tide’ @ Addison Gallery

Well the Missus and I trundled up to Andover this past weekend to check out the new exhibits at the Addison Gallery of American Art and say, they were swell. We started off with Man Up! Visualizing Masculinity in 19th-Century America … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (New! Improved? MoMA Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town to go a-museuming for a few days and say, it was swell. Just our luck, we arrived on an official Gridlock Alert Day, which meant it took us fully … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Is Engaged in Some Serious Housekeeping

It’s catch-up time at the New York Times. Start with the dozen  slowbituaries the Times published last month in its launch of Overlooked, a sort of death notice do-over. Since 1851, The New York Times has published thousands of obituaries: of … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Fabulous Picasso Sculpture Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town the other week and say, it was swell. Our artinery: Friday We started out at the Museum of Arts and Design and – yes – we were MAD about the … Continue reading

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What? Teen Criminalizes AND Victimizes Herself with Selfie?

From our Through the Looking Glass desk The headscratching staff is having some trouble absorbing this story from the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer (tip o’ the pixel to The Daily Beast). NC Law: Teens who take nude selfie photos face adult sex charges … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in Western Mass. (Summer of Whistler Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled out to the Berkshires for a couple of days last week to catch this & that and, say, it was . . . swelling with people. Upon our arrival in Williamstown we headed right to … Continue reading

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