Tag Archives: New York Times

NYT’s ‘M*A*S*H’ Retrospective Lacks 20/20 Heinz Sight

Page One of yesterday’s Arts section in the New York Times featured James Poniewozik’s big takeout on the 5oth anniversary of the seminal television dramedy, “M*A*S*H.” ‘M*A*S*H’ at 50: War Is Hell(arious) Five decades ago, “M*A*S*H” anticipated today’s TV dramedies, … Continue reading

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The New York Times ‘Omituary’ of Hells Angel Sonny Barger

Hells Angels poster thug Sonny Barger has finally joined the choir invisible, as New York Times obituary reporter Clay Risen detailed the other day. Sonny Barger, Face of the Hells Angels, Dies at 83 He cultivated the motorcycle club’s outlaw … Continue reading

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New York Times Details the Double Toll Drone Killings Take

The history of warfare is a steady progression of distancing, as battles evolved from close combat to push-button carnage. On Page One of yesterday’s New York Times, Dave Philipps captured the current war footing. The Unseen Scars of the Remote-Controlled … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Real Photo Postcards’ at Boston’s MFA

Well the Missus and I trundled over to The Fenway the other day to catch the big Turner’s Modern World exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts and say, it was meh. (Then again, you can judge for yourself with … Continue reading

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NYT ‘How I Learned to Drive’ Ad a Bit Like Proust’s Madeleine

So yesterday I was working my way through the Sunday New York Times (an activity that the extremely sage Dr. Ads says should trigger a federal subsidy) when I came across this full-page ad in the Arts & Leisure section. … Continue reading

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NYT Photographer Tyler Hicks on Track to Win Another Pulitzer

Plug “Tyler Hicks Pulitzer Prize” into the Googletron and here’s what pops up. Hicks in in Ukraine right now doing what he does so amazingly well. Here’s part of what he captured for yesterday’s New York Times. Here at the … Continue reading

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Why Rafael Nadal Is the Most Admirable Person in All of Sports

The hardrooting staff has written often about Rafael Nadal, one of our all-time favorite athletes along with New York Yankees icon Mickey Mantle (our youthful crush) and Mantle’s New York Rangers doppelgänger Rod Gilbert. But Rafa is even more special. … Continue reading

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Two-Way Tie in New York Times ‘Year in Pictures 2021’ Bakeoff

As some of you splendid readers might recall, the end of December is the most photoful time of the year around the Global Worldwide Headquarters, thanks in no small part to the annual Dance of the Shutterbugs in the New … Continue reading

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Remembering Anne Rice (Biting Tom Cruise’s Neck Edition)

Popular and prolific author Anne Rice died last week at the age of 80, as Neil Genzlinger noted in this New York Times obituary. Anne Rice, Who Spun Gothic Tales of Vampires, Dies at 80 She wrote more than 30 novels, including … Continue reading

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Peggy Noodnik Writes Again (Kamala Harris ‘Veep’ Edition)

Latest in our long-running series Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan opened up the family-size can of worms with yesterday’s piece about the various and sundry deficiencies of Vice President Kamala Harris. Kamala Harris Needs to Get Serious Her shaky … Continue reading

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