Forty years ago, a mysterious and beautiful “butterfly-shaped” magnetic energy pattern was theorized by famed physicist and Pulitzer Prize winning writer Douglas Hofstadter. But due to previous limitations in the laboratory technology used to generate strong magnetic fields, this pattern had here-to-fore never materialized. Show More Summary
Columbia University announced Wednesday that Tampa Bay Times chairman and CEO Paul Tash will chair the Pulitzer Prize board. Tash became a member of the board in 2006. Chairmen serve for one year, while board members serve a maximum of … Read more
Emerging from work that won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2008, Tracy Letts has adapted her black comic play into a film with John Wells at the helm, and August: Osage County is downright overflowing with prestige. It also looks awkward enough to make Home For the Holidays feel like an old, warm blanket. Show More Summary
Though Edward Albee has won three Pulitzer Prizes for drama, he should probably be best remembered for his two foolishly snubbed masterpieces: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, and The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? The latter, originally produced...Show More Summary
Andrew Stuttaford has several times drawn attention to the decision of the Grey Lady to keep the Pulitzer Prize that was awarded to Walter Duranty for his reporting of Soviet Russia that praised Stalin, sugar-coated the crimes of the Soviet regime, and in particular denied the forced Ukrainian famine. Show More Summary
August: Osage County, a Pulitzer Prize and multiple Tony award winning play, is hoping to become a multiple Oscar-winning film. Directed by John Wells (The Company Men), the film has one of the most impressive dramatic casts in recent...Show More Summary
On this day seven years ago, legendary New York Times executive editor Abraham Michael "A.M." Rosenthal died at the age of 84. Rosenthal was a journalist for the Times for over half a century, winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for international reporting. He served as managing editor from 1969-77, executive editor from 1977-88, and was a columnist from1987-99. During...
Journalism startups are coming into their own, competing with established brands and breaking big stories. Oh, and the occasional Pulitzer Prize is nice too. Environmental journalism non-profit InsideClimate News won the Pulitzer Prize...Show More Summary
Ambassador Thomas Pickering spoke on MSNBC. “I think the notion of a quote, cover up, has all the elements of Pulitzer Prize fiction attached to it,” former Ambassador Thomas Pickering said…He also rebutted claims that the review board tried to protect former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from scrutiny. Pickering On Radio Show
The co-chair of the State Department’s Accountability Review Board on the Benghazi terror attacks last year said on Wednesday criticized those claiming the Obama administration’s response to the attacks has the elements of some kind of Watergate-style cover-up. “I think the notion of a quote, cover up, has all the elements of Pulitzer Prize fiction [...]
Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, is suing to reclaim the copyright to her Pulitzer Prize winning novel. The son-in-law of her former agent allegedly took advantage of her declining eyesight and hearing to get her to assign...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Samantha Power, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, former White House aide and Harvard professor, is under consideration to be the U.S. State Department's top human rights official, sources familiar with the matter said.
Lucky Guy, the Nora Ephron-penned play about Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper reporter Mike McAlary, has recouped its $3.6 million capitalization eight weeks into its limited run. The play, directed by George C Wolfe and starring Tom Hanks, just got six Tony Award noms, including Best Play and Best Performance By An Actor In A Play, for Hanks.
When the New York Times deems a mixed martial arts (MMA) topic important enough to dedicate column space to, you know it's serious. The newspaper, which has won more Pulitzer Prizes than any other, does not routinely cover the sportShow More Summary
Happiest Song, currently showing in the Goodman's Owen Theatre, is the third in Quiaria Alegria Hudes much-lauded Elliot trilogy. The last installment won the Pulitzer Prize.
Today on the Dish, Andrew laid out the case for treating AIPAC like the NRA and joined Alec McGillis in questioning Bret Stephens’ Pulitzer prize. He answered more reader criticism of his take on the Boston bombing and jihad, stepped up the conversation with Millman and Dreher, and also noted the fresh case of a [...]
Yesterday the New York Times announced a brand new conference called The Next New World. The URL gives the game away, however -- it's the Friedman Forum. The précis: Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman...Show More Summary
Suck on this: Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman hosts this timely forum, bringing together chief executive officers, tech pioneers, government officials, influential decision-makers and scholars to discuss the new world economy, opportunities and challenges. Show More Summary
PBS NewsHour senior correspondent Margaret Warner talks to Pulitzer Prize winning author Mark Mazzetti on his new book "The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the...
The ongoing evolution of former poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Simic into the world's best blogger is the greatest thing going in American letters. Read more...