When Manu Ginobili hit Tony Allen with a flagrant foul late in last night's Grizzlies-Spurs game, Allen engaged in a truly fantastic bit of theater by pretending that Ginobili's foul had caused him to slam his head against the floor....Show More Summary
If journalism's role is to not only report the facts but also to expose wrongdoing, then the Times deserves kudos, and a Pulitzer Prize, for documenting and explaining the emergence of Bangladesh's new sweatshop economy as a major source of the clothing that American and European consumers buy every day.
In 2006, WaPo’s Gene Weingarten wrote a Pulitzer-Prize winning profile of a children’s performer known as “The Great Zucchini.”Weingarten described a brilliant, but flawed performer. Throughout the piece, Gene convinced us that Zucchini is masterful in the way that he entertains children and wows parents with his comedy/slapstick routine. Show More Summary
Karen Russell is the author of the story collection St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves and the novel Swamplandia!, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and one of the New York Times' Top 5 Fiction Books of 2011. Her new story collection, Vampires in the Lemon Grove, was released by Knopf in February 2013.
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
John La Montaine, who has died at 93, won the prize for his first piano concerto in 1958. Andrew Patner supplies the life story.
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.