Tag Archives: Joseph Epstein

Kristol Clear: Weekly Standard Has Sold Off Editorial Integrity

During the past six months the hardworking staff has chronicled the pimping out of The Weekly Standard’s writers to Xanterra Parks and Resorts (“the largest National Parks concessionaire”) in a series of feature stories on national parks that erased the line … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Our Email to The Weekly Standard About Selling Out Its Writers

As the hardworking staff has recently noted, the Philip Anschutz-owned Weekly Standard has been playing footsie with the Philip Anschutz-owned Xanterra Parks & Resorts in a series of pieces lauding the National Parks that lard Xanterra’s coffers. What puzzles the headscratching staff … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Redoubtable Joseph Epstein Likes Xavier University!

As the splendid readers of our Two-Daily Town kissin’ cousin know, the hardworking staff is a proud alum of Xavier University, whose basketball team took a Brody  in the NCAA West Regional semifinal. But all is not lost! The Musketeers … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DEATH AND SELFIES: Digital Media And The End Of Mortality

It’s the latest cultural tut-tutchstone: Everyone’s clucking about Selfies at Funerals, a Tumblr page that delivers exactly what it promises. Here’s a representative sample:        The site is the brainchild of Jason Feifer, a senior editor at Fast … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment