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Late columnist Jimmy Breslin left all his cash to second wife

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The former Daily News columnist’s wife could receive $99,000 in copyrights.

A Couple Of Things About Jimmy Breslin

Last Wednesday, I sat down to write a piece about the late Jimmy Breslin, the newspaper columnist whose blunt yet eloquent and crafted prose captured New York and its environs as no one has since Damon Runyon. Jimmy died a little more...Show More Summary

Remembering Jimmy Breslin

A total urbanite, Jimmy had never learned how to drive—he was raised by a single mother who earned a meager salary as a social worker, and drank to excess. The Breslins couldn’t afford a car. But this wheel-less liability turned out to be his greatest asset. Show More Summary

Family, friends, admirers remember Jimmy Breslin at funeral

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Breslin was remembered at his funeral as one of a kind: A prodigious talent, a true New Yorker — and an unapologetic curmudgeon.

Funeral held for pugnacious NY journalist Jimmy Breslin

New York political leaders from the last 50 years have joined Jimmy Breslin's family in celebrating the life of the pugnacious journalist. During the funeral on Wednesday, Kevin Breslin alluded … Click to Continue »

Jimmy Breslin: RIP, Happy Warrior

"The puzzlement [&] terrible fear in his eyes. Because he knows, and everybody who has seen it knows, that it is over." Jimmy Breslin, 1965 pic.twitter.com/xzLAbTgb6I — Joshua Zeitz (@JoshuaMZeitz) March 20, 2017 Jimmy Breslin describing a white cop observing an "old black woman with mud on her shoes" singing "we are not afraid," Montgomery, […]

About New York: Why Jimmy Breslin Matters: Fresh Truths, Bluntly Told

From the long arc of his public work and life, the New York City columnist often stepped away from the crowd and told stories of people who were ignored.

Harvey Weinstein On Chuck Berry, Maybelline & Jimmy Breslin

Editors Note: Harvey Weinstein is an occasional contributor to Deadline when he has something on his mind. This weekend, two icons of my youth passed. One was a fiery musician, Chuck Berry, the other a fiery journalist, Jimmy Breslin. Show More Summary

Derek Walcott, R.I.P.

Lost amid last weekend’s headlines about guitarist Chuck Berry and reporter Jimmy Breslin was the death, also, of poet Derek Walcott. The recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature, Walcott was a native of the island of Saint Lucia, and his was a self-conscious poetry of the sea. Show More Summary

New York Today: New York Today: Is My Broker Legit?

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Tuesday: Tips for working with a rental broker, news literacy in schools, and Jimmy Breslin and the sandhogs.

Tonight's Last Word: Jimmy Breslin's lesson for Donald Trump

Lawrence O'Donnell remembers legendary newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin, who passed away this weekend. Both Breslin and Donald Trump grew up in Queens one...

A word on Jimmy Breslin

Chris shares his thoughts on the passing of his good friend Jimmy Breslin.

Remembering Jimmy Breslin And A Newspaper World Long Gone

Jimmy Breslin was a newspaper columnist. When I read about his death Sunday morning, I felt like I missed all three nouns in that sentence. I miss Breslin because at his best he was an engaging and insightful writer whose snappish edge...Show More Summary

‘So what’s doing?’ Reporters share their Jimmy Breslin stories

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

The literary legend worked the phones, read his columns aloud before filing and barked at officious security guards.

Corrections, March 21

Robotics competition draws teams to S.F., March 19, Bay Area, C10 The obituary on Jimmy Breslin misstated the subject of his book “The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight.” Pottery Barn to try augmented reality, March 20, Business, D1 The...Show More Summary

Hell’s Pen Pal: When “Son of Sam” Wrote To Newspaperman Jimmy Breslin

last monthNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Perhaps most famously, Jimmy Breslin proved to be one of the key figures in the capture of one of New York’s most notorious serial killers, David Berkowitz aka "Son of Sam." The post Hell’s Pen Pal: When “Son of Sam” Wrote To Newspaperman Jimmy Breslin appeared first on CrimeFeed.

An important lesson on covering Trump from Jimmy Breslin

Jimmy Breslin’s book on the impeachment of Richard Nixon begins at the end: in the Federal Courthouse in Washington, DC, where five of the men behind Watergate were standing trial. After a tense wait, the jury reached a verdict, and reporters ran through the empty hallways to secure a place in the courtroom. It was […]

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