Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

Ad Nauseum: Why the New Republic Is – No Surprise – for Sale

As the hardworking staff has noted on numerous occasions, Chris Hughes, boy publisher of The Nude – sorry, New – Republic, hasn’t seen an inside-page ad in maybe 18 months. from all appearances, the Richie Rich of opinion journalism was floating … Continue reading

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Peggy Noonan’s Strange New Respect for Donald Trump

From our Peggy Noodnik Writes Again desk Peggy Noonan’s Declarations column in the Weekend Wall Street Journal is, according to Politico’s Mike Allen, “jaw-droppingly Trump-friendly (or at least Trump-respectful).” The GOP Establishment’s Civil War A free-for-all among Christie, Rubio, Cruz and … Continue reading

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Should Massachusetts Change Time Zones?

From Florida to Alaska, the time might be up for daylight-saving time. Via Arian Campo-Flores’s Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition piece yesterday : Daylight-Saving Time Gets Old Fed up with the annual routine of moving clocks ahead in spring and back in fall, a … Continue reading

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Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (Breakthrough Swimmer Diana Nyad Edition)

From the Weekend Wall Street Journal’s latest Playlist feature: At Sea With Neil Young A long-distance swimmer finds a 1970s anthem to help get her from Havana to Miami Diana Nyad, 66, was the first person to swim from Cuba to … Continue reading

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Why Do New York Knicks Players Keep Getting Robbed?

Because they’re morons, that’s why. Call the roll. • From The Root: NY Knicks Player Robbed by 2 Women Knicks forward Derrick Williams took two women he met at a New York City nightclub back to his apartment. When Williams … Continue reading

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WSJ: Tom Brady’s Days Are Numbered

The hardworking staff always finds it interesting to venture out of New England every now and then for its Patriots coverage. Because we often find something like this Michael Salfino piece in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal. Why Tom Brady Is Smiling … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Leap Before You Look’ at the ICA

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown yesterday to catch Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957 at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art and say, it was . . . actually accessible. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not really smart … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘My Fair Lady’ at the Lyric Stage

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown last night to see the Lyric Stage production of My Fair Lady and say, it was . . . fabulous. (Bet you thought I was gonna say “loverly.” Well, it was that too.) … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Suckered by Corporate Gunsel Rick Berman

This op-ed by Michael Saltsman ran in the Weekend Wall Street Journal. Joe Biden and the $15 Question Vice President Joe Biden joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a media event in New York City on Thursday. They were … Continue reading

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Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (‘Deacon Blues’ Edition)

Friday’s Wall Street Journal featured the latest in the paper’s terrific Anatomy  of a Song series: this installment by Marc Myers. ‘They Call Alabama The Crimson Tide’ As midlife-crisis songs go, Steely Dan’s “Deacon Blues” ranks among the most melodic and existential. Recorded … Continue reading

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