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Die at 75! ObamaCare Architect Releases Death Cult Mission Statement

Last week, esteemed doctor and one of our ObamaCare Architect Overlords penned a column for the Atlantic that should win a Pulitzer Prize for passive-aggressive shaming. Although Emanuel claims that he doesn't want to live past the age...Show More Summary

John Sandford: Bonus WD Interview Outtakes

Few journalists find the level of success that earns a Pulitzer Prize, and few authors can brag that every novel they’ve written has landed on The New York Times bestseller list. Even … Read more

My Conversation with Nicholas Kristof

Tonight on PBS, I'm joined by New York Times columnist and best-selling author, Nicholas Kristof. He is the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes and his latest book, co-written with his wife and frequent collaborator, Sheryl WuDunn is titled...Show More Summary

Eleven-Year Itch

Following last year’s Pulitzer Prize, which Donna Tartt won for her first novel in eleven years, it means something when a critic draws a favorable comparison between The Goldfinch and a new book. For Laura Miller, though, it’s a natural reaction to the latest from Sarah Waters, which seems poised to “scratch the same big-novel […]

Saturday Art – Sila: Breath of the World, by John Luther Adams

This year’s Pulitzer Prize for Musical Composition was awarded to my longtime friend and colleague, John Luther Adams.  The award was specifically for a spacious new orchestral work of his, commissioned by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Become Ocean.  But the prize for Adams, as is the case with others so honored, also reflects upon the [...]

Fiction longlist for the National Book Award

5 days agoArts : Arts Post

Pulitzer Prize winners Marilynne Robinson and Jane Smiley are among the 10 authors on the longlist for the National Book Award in Fiction, announced Thursday morning. Coincidentally, Robinson’s nominated novel, “Lila,” and Smiley’s nominated novel, “Some Luck,” both are set in Iowa and will be published on Oct. 7. (Look for reviews in The Post […]

Today in media history: Marguerite Higgins reports from Korea

On this date in 1950, New York Herald Tribune reporter Marguerite Higgins described the invasion of Inchon, Korea. She would be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for her reporting. 2002 U.S. stamp, Poynter.org Image Here is an excerpt from Higgins’ story: “Heavily laden U.S. Show More Summary

‘Mad’ Woman Elisabeth Moss Will Star In Broadway Revival of ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss will play the title role in a Broadway revival of  the late Wendy Wasserstein's The Heidi Chronicles next spring. The 1988 Pulitzer Prize and Tony winner about an art historian who finds herself too smartShow More Summary

Shorter Thomas Friedman: All These Guys Really Want Is A Little R-e-s-p-e-c-t

[guest post by Dana] No, it’s not satire. But then again, none of us are Pulitzer prize winners, so perhaps that explains any disbelief at Friedman’s latest wherein he advises President Obama on what is necessary to simultaneously address ISIS and Putin (two peas in a pod in Friedman’s book). According to Friedman, the president […]

The Beast, the Eunuch and the Glass-eyed Child: Television in the 80's

In this lively & provocative collection of essays, veteran media critic Ron Powers, recipient of both a Pulitzer Prize & an Emmy Award, takes a searing look at a pivotal decade in TV history. He playfully presents some serious thoughts on TV, arguing that TV is a subject of utmost importance, perhaps the unifying & inevitable subject of our time. Show More Summary

On Friday’s Radio Show…

• Activist and Pulitzer Prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas discusses why he was detained at the border and what changes he wants to make to America’s immigration system. • It’s the Friday Night Free-For-All!

Water By the Spoonful at TheatreWorks

TheatreWorks, one of my very favorite theater companies, has an amazing show now playing through September 14.    Water By the Spoonful is a Pulitzer Prize winning drama by the Tony Award winning playwright of In the Heights, Quiara Alegría Hudes.  It combines drama and comedy as it works through the never ending trials of being […]

Bard-yoncé

Beyoncé collaborated with Forrest Gander, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012, to write a poem called “Bey the Light.” You can read that over here. (Bonus: This isn’t the first time Queen B has teamed up with a prominent write...

Alice Walker

Alice Walker is an African-American writer and activist. As a writer, Walker is best known for The Color Purple, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and The

Robert Hass wins $100,000 poetry prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Hass, a Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate, has received a $100,000 lifetime achievement award.

No brotherly love for rival papers in Philadelphia

4 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Philly.com | Columbia Journalism Review | CBS Philly The Philadelphia Daily News reporting team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2009 for a report on police corruption and sexual assault is being accused of paying the bills of one of its key sources and allegedly encouraging her to exaggerate facts of a criminal complaint about the incident. Show More Summary

Reporter asks if U.S. Ransom Policy led to James Foley’s Beheading

WASHINGTON — This is not a joke, but a Reuters “two-time Pulitzer Prize” winning journalist David Rohde asked if the U.S.’s stance on ransoms led to the brutal beheading death of U.S. journalist James Foley. A video made by the radical Islamist militants Islamic State (known as IS, ISIS or ISIL) showed Foley being beheaded […]

16 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photos That Shocked The World

Photography is a powerful medium. It can expose truths and show emotions that words never could. It can turn a mirror to our deepest fears and give us hope for humanity. It can change the world. Since 1942, the Pulitzer Prize has been awarded to the most excellent photographs and photo portfolios taken every year. Show More Summary

Pulitzer Prize Winner: Obama Is "The Greatest Enemy Of Press Freedom In A Generation"

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, James Risen is not just a phenomenal reporter, he is also an extremely courageous and honorable American patriot. His case is a very disturbing one, and it has justifiably received a great deal of national attention. Show More Summary

Risen Still Fighting, Calls Obama 'Greatest Enemy to Press Freedom'

There may not be another court to turn to for relief, but two-time Pulitzer Prize winner James Risen still won't back down in a fight to force him to turn over his confidential sources for his 2006 book, "State of War," which contained confidential CIA secrets regarding Iran's nuclear program.......

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