Tag Archives: London

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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New York Times Gets Yahoodwinked by Toyota Ad Exec

Fact #1: This Sunday, Yahoo will live-stream from London an NFL game between the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars. Fact #2: Yahoo has sold ads during the game to over 30 advertisers. Fact #3: A Toyota advertising executive apparently (we don’t … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (The Divine Patti LuPone Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to catch one thing and another and say, it was swell. First, of course, there was crosstown traffic, which takes roughly 30 minutes to navigate. Official Campaign … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Sad (MBTA Edition)

It’s never good when Boston compares itself to major-league cities, especially in the rapid-transit category. But here comes the Boston Globe’s Derrick Jackson bragging on the MBTA’s planned Night Owl experiment in his op-ed column yesterday. The T’s chance to … Continue reading

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Our Gala Women’s Olympic Boxing Edition!

Next month female athletes will get their first chance to fight for Olympic gold, but even before that, they’ve adopted some men’s boxing traditions according to Thursday’s Wall Street Journal. Moving On From Cappy’s Ring As Women’s Boxing Debuts at … Continue reading

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NYT: What Do You Wear To The Riot?

From our You Can’t Be Serious desk: New York magazine’s The Cut blog catches the New York Times in an absolute brain freeze. STREET STYLE Youth Quake What do you wear when protest and mayhem rock your world? Reports from … Continue reading

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Plus ça change, plus c’est la même Murdoch

Lede of an editorial in the Daily Telegraph of London: In the parliamentary debate on the new Broadcasting Bill, not enough attention is being given to a major issue of principle. We refer to the excessive concentration of ownership control … Continue reading

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When A Man Is Tired Of London

It’s been 15 years since I was last in London. But here I am, sitting on a bench alongside the Thames with Big Ben, Big Ferris Wheel, and Waterloo Bridge to my right, the National Theatre directly across from me. … Continue reading

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