“After voluminous research, Dickey came to the conclusion that the venom of the haters, who themselves possess the uncontrollable obsession with violence they ascribe to their canine target, is aimed not at these dogs but rather at the cypher of their stereotyped owner.”
NBC FREAK-OUT: BREXIT = ‘FEAR, XENOPHOBIA, RACISM,’ ‘THREATENS WESTERN CIVILIZATION:’ Appearing on NBC’s Today, analyst and Daily Beast editor Christopher Dickey launched into a tirade against Britain’s vote to leave the European Union: “…they claim it says, right off the bat, is that they were tired of all the bureaucracy of the European Union, they […]
There is no reason why anyone should live in a place where animal control officers can come to your house and seize your dog and euthanize your dog based on the way it looks when it hasn’t done anything wrong. The post Dogs of War: Bronwen Dickey on Pit Bulls appeared first on The Millions.
Friends and family of Pat Conroy, author of Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, will pay tribute to him at the Decatur Book Festival. Family friends Rick Bragg, Ron Rash, and Bronwen Dickey will share the stage with Conroy’s wife Cassandra King Conroy and daughter Melissa Conroy, both authors, for a keynote remembrance.…
As I argued yesterday, one of the most dangerous refrains we hear every time guns are used to kill people is: “Don’t politicize this tragedy!” It is so dangerous because it has become an effective way to silence the conversation on… Read The post Why the Dickey Amendment, a Potent GOP Weapon to Shut Down the Gun Debate, Must Go appeared first on Towleroad.
Josh Donaldson had three hits, including a three-run homer and a triple, and R.A. Dickey won consecutive starts for the first time since last summer, helping the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
At Slate, Colin Dickey counters Christian Lorentzen’s strident New York Mag diatribe “Could We Just Lose Adverbs (Already)” with his own similarly strident “Adverbs Are Overwhelmingly, Indisputably The Best Part of Speech.” Writes Dickey: …Lorentzen is more nuanced and reflective than to call for an outright ban, and by essay’s end, he has arrived at […]
BOSTON (AP) — R.A. Dickey took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays stopped Xander Bogaerts’ 26-game hitting streak and the Boston Red Sox, 5-2 Friday night. Bogaerts went 0 for 3 and walked twice, with the Fenway Park crowd doing when he didn’t see a strike in the eighth […]
Colin Dickey: “Who will speak on the adverb’s behalf? For once again, it would seem, it is under attack. … We desperately lack a full-throated defense of this runt of the grammatical litter. We need an outright celebration of adverbs, and it is that celebration that I offer – stridently, boisterously, unapologetically.”
Bronwen Dickey's new book "Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon" is a thorough analysis of how these highly variable dogs became transformed into dangerous fiends.
On the latest episode of Foreign Entanglements, Natalie speaks with Lauren Dickey about Taiwan and China policy: Share
As a former Member of the Colorado House of Representatives from Aurora, it was my distinct honor to accompany Colorado's Speaker of the House, Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, onto the floor for the 2016 General Assembly Opening Day in January. Show More Summary
If you think you know pit bulls, think again. In Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon, Bronwen Dickey explores humankind’s relationship with the dog that’s been, at various times, abused, coveted, maligned, celebrated, and, in almost a thousand communities throughout the United States, banned.
R.A. Dickey tossed eight innings, Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 5-0 on Friday night.
What happens when you take knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, the incorrect naming of one of his bats based on J.R.R. Tolkien in a New York Times story? How about one of the most epic corrections in the history of the NYT.
Excerpted from Pit Bull, by Bronwen Dickey, available now from Random House. A month or so after Sean and I adopted Nola, I met a woman named Lori Hensley. We were standing in line at a local theater making casual conversation when she mentioned that she directed a local nonprofit called the Coalition to Unchain Dogs. Show More Summary
All thanks to Obama, who happens to be the best gun salesman despite (or due to) his gun control rhetoric. Photo by Ryan Dickey
Robert Scott Wildes’ debut feature film Poor Boy has its world premiere next week at the Tribeca Film Festival in the Viewpoints section. Lou Taylor Pucci, Dov Tiefenbach, Michael Shannon, Dale Dickey, Pat Healy, Amy Ferguson, Amanda...Show More Summary
Josh Donaldson, Michael Saunders and Josh Thole homered to help R.A. Dickey and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Monday night.
Got a break out of motel in Marion when Chris and Dave McKay out of Oh spotted me in lobby getting ready to call a cab to get us to art 16 to hitch back to Dickey’s gap. Chris asked if I was an AT hiker and after a short conversation she indicated she and......