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Be the Flower in the Gun: The Story Behind the Historic Photograph "Flower Power" in 1967

Flower Power is a historic photograph taken by American photographer Bernie Boston for the now-defunct Washington Star newspaper. It was nominated for the 1967 Pulitzer Prize. Taken on October 21, 1967, during the National Mobilization...Show More Summary

12 Tips for Outstanding Street Photography

Whether you dream of winning a Pulitzer Prize or simply love exploring the city with your camera, our 12 tips will help you master the art of street photography.

Miami columnist pummels ‘irresponsible lunatic’ Rush Limbaugh for calling Irma a ‘liberal plot’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

In a scathing opinion piece for the Miami Herald, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Leonard Pitts Jr,. tore into Palm Beach resident Rush Limbaugh for calling Hurricane Irma a “liberal hoax.” “Limbaugh’s lunacy reflects right-wing orthodoxy, which favors doing nothing in response...

Tronc Snaps Up New York Daily News

Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the New York Daily News, a storied tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment. Chicago-based Tronc Inc., the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, announced the deal Monday night, and...

Publisher Tronc acquires Daily News, storied NY tabloid

Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the Daily News, a storied New York tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment.

When John Ashbery Was New York’s Art Critic

This story originally ran on May 22, 2015. Following Ashbery's death Sunday night at 90, we're republishing it. In 1975, John Ashbery, already a celebrated poet (he was to win the Pulitzer Prize the next year for Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror), began a five-year stint as the art critic ... More »

Groundbreaking Poet John Ashbery, 90

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Ashbery’s early work was mostly known in avant-garde circles, but his arrival as a major figure in American literature was signaled in 1976, when he became the only writer to win the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award in the same year, for his collection “Self-Portrait in a […]

Poet John Ashbery Dies at 90

Poet John Ashbery died Sunday at the age of 90, the Guardian reports. Ashbery was one of America’s most celebrated and influential poets, with a long list of accolades including a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, a MacArthur “Genius...Show More Summary

RIP John Ashbery

The New York Times is reporting that the poet John Ashbery has died. A major figure in American letters, Ashbery won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award in a single year for his book Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. The full Times obituary has more. The post RIP John Ashbery appeared first on The Millions.

John Ashbery, regarded as one of the world's greatest poets, dies at age 90

John Ashbery, an enigmatic giant of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of language raised American verse to brilliant and baffling heights, died early Sunday at age 90. Ashbery, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and often mentioned as a Nobel candidate, died at his home in Hudson,...

John Ashbery, regarded as one of the world's greatest poets, dies at age 90

John Ashbery, an enigmatic giant of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of language raised American verse to brilliant and baffling heights, died early Sunday at age 90. Ashbery, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and often mentioned as a Nobel candidate, died at his home in Hudson,...

John Ashbery, exalted poet of boundless verve, dies at 90,

His 1975 collection “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror” won the book world’s unofficial triple crown: the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle prize.

White House refuses to say Trump's $1 million pledge to hurricane victims will be his personal money

For decades, Donald Trump has publicly pledged money to various charities and then never followed through with actual donations. David Farenthold of the Washington Post won the Pulitzer Prize this year for his investigative digging into Donald Trump’s decades of non-existent or exaggerated charitable donations. Show More Summary

What witnessing a total eclipse is like

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

In an essay from 1982 about her seeing a total solar eclipse in Washington (recently republished in this collection), Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Dillard puts into words what I only attempted to express in my eclipse experience. I had seen a partial eclipse in 1970. Show More Summary

Wrestling play 'Chad Deity' returns in a world that's even more foreign

Kristoffer Diaz’s “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” caused a bone-shaking, brain-tickling sensation when it premiered nearly nine years ago at Victory Gardens. It transferred to off-Broadway and became a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2010. Diaz’s premise — using the world of professional wrestling...

Eric Foner | Confederate Statues and ‘Our’ History

Eric Foner | Confederate Statues and ‘Our’ History: The Pulitzer prize winning author of The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, Eric Foner makes one observation that takes all the oxygen out of the argument that Confederate...Show More Summary

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Katrina’ Will Be Based On ‘Five Days at Memorial’ Book, Scott Rudin Joins As Producer, Sarah Paulson To Star

I have learned that FX’s Ryan Murphy limited series Katrina: American Crime Story is moving full steam ahead, acquiring the book Five Days At Memorial by Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink as source material. Scott Rudin, who had bought...Show More Summary

The Nebulous Cloud of World War II Journalism Ethics and Pulitzer Prize Winner William Laurence

Imagine, in today's scrutinized world, a journalist being on the payroll of a major national outlet while having their expenses separately covered by the enterprise to which they are embedded. Such was the case in 1945 for New York Times reporter William Laurence, a.k.a. "Atomic Bill," as he chronicled the Manhattan Project. 'Atomic Bill' Laurence,...

This High School Senior's McDonald's Photo Shoot Deserves a Pulitzer Prize

When Mikayla Cleckler thought about where to have her high school senior photos taken, she knew exactly where to go: McDonald's. And the result is just about the most amazing photo shoot you've ever seen - plenty of fries included. Mikayla...Show More Summary

Director Robert Woodruff Remembers Sam Shepard

This article originally appeared in Vulture. Last Thursday, we lost an artist as mythic in stature as the great tall tale heroes of the Old West. Sam Shepard — playwright, actor, Pulitzer Prize–winner, musician, and rancher, to nameShow More Summary

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