Firefighting, motivational speaking, running a popular YouTube channel, and racing Lucas Oil Pro Motocross—this New Yorker does it all.
Above: Donald J. Trump (l.), Julian Assange (r.) To follow-up on Paul’s note yesterday that WikiLeaks withheld Russian intel, this New Yorker profile of Assange is worth reading, and is all the more devastating for being written by someone who admire(d?) him. I found this amusing: At the start of this year, as the allegations […]
The New Yorker and the Economist artfully present the president as a white supremacist. The cover pages of the New Yorker and Economist have criticised President Donald Trump’s defence of a white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Show More Summary
Because Trump suggested that both sides are to blame when left-wing extremists brawl with right-wing extremists, instead of holding the left-wing extremists 100% blameless like other Republicans do, this is
Kristin Adolfson was feet away from the car attack that killed one and injured 19. The post The New Yorker publishes Buddhist eyewitness’s account of Charlottesville attack appeared first on Lion's Roar.
On a gray summer afternoon a double-decker ferry cruised around New York’s Rockaway Peninsula as rain drove down in sheets. Undaunted, the passengers, including 8-year-olds from Brooklyn celebrating a birthday, looked out the windows, hoping to glimpse their quarry. A voice came over a weak microphone....
The New Yorker’s next issue is already attracting attention due to its highly critical cover art. Read more...
It speaks for itself–as does the Economist’s cover. An early look at next week’s cover, “Blowhard,” by David Plunkert: https://t.co/VuBXtwJCUQ pic.twitter.com/zsDHVOBBQO — The New Yorker (@NewYorker) August 17, 2017 It speaks for itself–as does the Economist’s cover. Read Full Story
In a fall season bustling with innovation, musical titans of the past cast looming shadows. Most familiar to New Yorkers will be that of Leonard Bernstein, for whom centenary celebrations will begin this year. During Bernstein’s lifetime, the sheer force of his powers as a conductor, an educator, and a media personality outshone his music,
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So many words have been entered into the record on the week in Charlottesville that it overwhelms. And as the mind searches for clarity, three magazine covers, from The New Yorker, The Economist and Time provide just that, with chilling efficacy. Our cover this week pic.twitter.com/lYD3HLXvSC -- The Economist (@TheEconomist) August 17, 2017 TIME's new...
Donald Trump vs. The Economist, Time, and The New Yorker.
Because Trump has no friends, check out today's end-of-day links: Barcelona terrorist attack, Paul Walker mountain tribute, Trump voter regret, 'Nathan For You' season 4 trailer, New Yorker cover, and dog steals cookie from baby. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary
THE NEW YORKER has gone after President Trump with withering satire all year, so the magazine wasn’t going to pull any punches after the commander in chief’s “on many sides” rhetoric in the wake of last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville. “Trump and KKK on the cover of The New Yorker? It has come to that,” New […]
Fashion has always been essential to hip-hop culture. Though the youthful black and brown New Yorkers who developed rap in the ‘70s and ‘80s weren’t well-off financially, their purchase of clothes was every bit as important to them as the priceless words they fashioned. Tight budgets failed to inhibit the ... More »
Transgender individuals in New York state have new protections when it comes to health insurance coverage. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says health insurers can't deny coverage based on gender... To view the full story, click the title link.
White House chief strategist Steve Bannon branded the white nationalists who rallied in Charlottesville as "clowns" on Wednesday, in a phone conversation likened to Anthony Scaramucci's infamous interview with the New Yorker. In...Show More Summary
High atop the 59-story MetLife Building in Midtown Manhattan, a disused landing pad recalls the period when New Yorkers commuted by helicopter. From 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., flocks of roaring choppers once alighted here, to the delight of their passengers and the equal fury of disturbed office workers. Show More Summary
“Are you against the Confederacy?” I couldn’t help but laugh at the desperate question thrown at President Trump during Tuesday’s press conference. Really? A “journalist” is asking an American president…a New Yorker…152 years after the Confederacy…if he’s “against” the failed cause. Mainstream media, unable to pick any more meat off the carcass they made of Ferguson, […]
Make like a dragon and see yourself on HBO, New Yorkers! The network is currently seeking background actors in the Bronx for the upcoming Untitled Levinson Project, starring Al Pacino. There are also roles available in two feature films. UNTITLED...Show More Summary