Peter Lanza, whose son Adam committed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., spoke about his son’s mental health in an article in The New Yorker.
It's no secret that New Yorkers love to complain -- the city's '311' non-emergency line serves as a hotbed for grievances on everything from burnt out streetlights to wildlife on the loose. Now thanks to a new project called HereHere from Microsoft's...
James Surowiecki, writing for The New Yorker: > The I.P.O. is no surprise, given King’s domination of the booming mobile-game business, but it’s likely to end badly, because King is part of a venerable tradition: the one-hit wonder. Like...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act has resulted in one of the New Yorker's more memorable covers. On it, Sesame Street residents Bert and Ernie cuddle on the couch while watching the announcement on television. Of course, the rumors of Bert and Ernie being more than roommates is nothing new [...]
1. "True Detective" solves the case. At Pajiba, Dustin Rowles argues that the series was great small-screen drama but "lousy literary TV", The Atlantic's roundtable asks "That's it?", and The New Yorker's Emily Nussbaum calls it "disappointing." The Huffington Post's Maureen Ryan writes about why she never cared much about "solving" the show. Show More Summary
I generally abhor the “ripped from the headlines” style of books and television shows. To the point that I’ve often wondered if the writers for those Law and Order shows
Peter Lanza hadn't seen his son Adam for two years when he discovered Adam was responsible for the murder of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary. The vice president for taxes at a GE subsidiary says he tried to keep up contact with his 20-year-old son, who became increasingly reclusive. Show More Summary
In a feat of precision driving (or good karma), New Yorker Tim Burke drove through 55 consecutive green lights in Manhattan at around 3 AM. via Jalopnik
The New Yorker has an in-depth interview with Peter Lanza, the father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza. It's remarkably candid. Lanza, who hadn't seen Adam in two years because Adam refused to see him, says Adam was pure evil and he wishes he... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
by Lauren O'Neal For the New Yorker's Page-Turner blog, Anna Holmes studies the scriptures of the Fictional Nerd Girl Holy Trinity: Lisa Simpson, Scout Finch, and Harriet the Spy. Both Fitzhugh and Lee’s heroines are uninterested in, and occasionally contemptuous of, heterosexual coupling. Show More Summary
In a lengthy New Yorker piece published this week, Peter Lanza spoke with Andrew Solomon about why his son Adam Lanza murdered the 26 children and teachers of Sandy Hook Elementary School, his mother Nancy, and ultimately, himself. Read more...
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says housing costs are becoming unaffordable for millions of New Yorkers amid declining incomes and increasing costs for rent and home ownership. Mr. DiNapoli says... To view the full story, click the title link.
In his first extensive comments about what his son did, Peter Lanza tells The New Yorker that "you can't get any more evil." Adam Lanza killed 20 children and 6 educators.
Peter Lanza, father of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza, says his son "would have killed me in a heartbeat, if he'd had the chance." In a heart-wrenching story over at The New Yorker, Andrew Solomon writes about Peter's struggle to make sense of the massacre that left 26 people dead and his son's role in it. Show More Summary
In a harrowing interview with the New Yorker, the first since his son, Adam, shot and killed 20 students and six teachers last December at Sandy Hook Elementary, Peter Lanza described the horror, guilt, and regret he's felt since the tragedy. Show More Summary
Adam Lanza’s father spoke with Andrew Solomon of The New Yorker. “I’m not dealing with it,” he said. Later, he added, “You can’t mourn for the little boy he once was. You can’t fool yourself.” Since the shootings, Peter has avoided the press, but in September, as the first anniversary of his son’s rampage approached, […]
(Reuters) - The father of the gunman who killed 26 people at a Newtown, Connecticut, school in 2012, said he wished his son had never been born, the New Yorker magazine reported on Monday.
100 New Yorkers marched through crowds of shoppers on Broadway in lower Manhattan Saturday, chanting, singing and carrying signs calling for a boycott of Israel.
Over the weekend we were sad to read about the injuries Serhiy Zhadan, the Ukrainian poet and counter-cultural writer, suffered during a protest in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city. Sally McGrane reports at the New Yorker: “Friends, with me everything is okay,” read the message posted on Facebook by Serhiy Zhadan, Ukraine’s most famous counterculture writer. [...]
Peter Lanza, the father of Newtown Elementary mass killer Adam Lanza, has given his first interview to The New Yorker. His son refused contact with him for two years preceding the murder of 20 children and six adults in December 2012, and Adam had been communicating with his mother only in email even though they lived together. Show More Summary