Tag Archives: Michiko Kakutani

No Sendoff For Seamus Heaney In Boston Herald

The great Seamus Heaney, considered by Robert Lowell the finest Irish poet since William Butler Yeats, died this week at age 74. The Boston Globe gave him a front-page below-the-fold appreciation by Kevin Cullen . . . . . . and a major … Continue reading

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NYT Book Reviewer Deconstructs Tsarnaev Brothers’ Social Media Narrative

Michiko Kakutani, the New York Times’ intrepid book reviewer, had a front-page piece in  Wednesday’s edition detailing the digital doings of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Unraveling Boston Suspects’ Online Lives, Link by Link It is America’s first fully interactive national … Continue reading

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Kurt Vonnegut-Check: NYT Gets It Wrong

In her review of the posthumous John Updike collection Higher Gossip, New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani writes: As for fellow American writers, Updike connects the dots between their life experiences and their artistic visions. He describes Kurt Vonnegut’s view … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends (JesusHatesObama Edition)

Question Time in the House of Common Sense: 1) Does JesusHatesObama Really Have $3 Million? Via The Huffington Post: Fox Rejects Super Bowl Ad From JesusHatesObama.Com Fox has rejected a proposed Super Bowl ad from a conservative comedy site called … Continue reading

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