Another week, another carefully curated selection of Tumblr blogs for you to follow. This week’s lineup sees a mix of photography from the New York Times’ vast picture archive, bad advice for even worse people, scans of Keith Haring’s…...Show More Summary
Enjoying quality time together, Ashley Tisdale and Christopher French stepped out in New York City on Tuesday (December 3). The "High School Musical" babe and her fiance bundled up for the wintry weather as they walked hand-and-hand through the busy streets. Earlier this week, Miss Tisdale paid a visit to St. Show More Summary
Over at The New York Times, Brian Burke of Advanced NFL Stats and Kevin Quealy of NYT Graphics have joined forces to create the excellent NYT 4th Down Bot. Read more...
She’s always a woman, and Billy Joel will always be performing at Madison Square Garden. According to the New York Times, the Piano Man announced that he will play a show a month at the “World’s Most Famous Arena Where Baby Godzillas Were Born in a Roland Emmerich Movie,” for “as long as fans want to hear him play.” At a news conference on Tuesday morning at which Mr.
Though many Americans know him through his columns for The Atlantic and the New York Review of Books, Clive James inhabits a much larger, diverse role in British culture. This man of letters is a journalist, a cultural critic, a TV personality and an author of poems and novels. An Australian by birth, James has lived in England since 1961. Show More Summary
Hospital billing is notoriously complicated—and treatment at a US hospital is notoriously expensive. The New York Times highlights those issues in an extensive piece today, and uses stitches and similar treatments as an example of both points: One patient at a California hospital was billed $2,229.11 to...
Ross Douthat of the New York Times is one of the better conservative reads around. Part of the value of his sometimes quite insightful analysis was that he was willing to accept unpleasant facts concerning the failures of conservative thought. That didn’t make him some liberal punching bag – a reverse Alan Colmes – but [...]
by Jill Stanek The other side is becoming increasingly hostile, attacking the religious freedoms of pro-life Christians with greater boldness. From The New York Times, December 2: The American Civil Liberties Union announced on Monday that it had filed a lawsuit against the nation’s Roman…
Among the GOP's many criticisms of the Affordable Care Act, one of the chief complaints has centered around cost. But according to a new report, Obamacare won't be nearly as costly as expected. The New York Times reported on TuesdayShow More Summary
Gawker has uncovered something fairly obvious: The majority of newspaper columnists are old dudes. The site crunched the data for columnists at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. It also included columnists at The Creators Syndicate, Universal Press, King Features, and Tribune Media. Show More Summary
The subways: So hot right now. For starters, were you aware that your train could, this very minute, be morphing into a hub for romance? Train Spottings, a New York matchmaking service focused on time spent in a fetid metal box, is currently hiring "subway cupids." Read more...
The driver of the train that derailed in New York City is said be have "lost focus" and been in a "highway hypnosis," when the train took the sharp turn going 82 miles per hour, nearly three times the 30-mph speed limit. The train driver, who is also reported to be "devastated' by the loss of life an injuries, has retained a defense attorney. Show More Summary
Oh, awful “300 sandwiches” people, leave us be! You have your book deal already! But no, you were back in the New York Post again this weekend. This time Sandwich Boyfriend himself, Eric Schulte, wrote the piece. The Aleksander Skarsgaard lookalike agreed to propose to his girlfriend, Page Six reporter Stephanie Smith, after she makes him [...]
A New York Times column reiterates the many problems with Rep. McCarthy's asbestos suit.
Trouble ahead for William Rockefeller, the engineer of the Metro North train that derailed on Sunday killing four and leaving 63 injured. The word is that he was asleep at the time of the deadly accident, DNAInfo New York reports. Veteran engineer William Rockefeller all but admitted he was falling asleep as the train came [...]
Famously anonymous Guardian critic Marina O'Laughlin was turned away from NYC's acclaimed Torrisi Italian Specialties, where the UK critic made a reservation on New York Times critic Pete Wells' suggestion. Though the situation may have been a simple reservation mix-up...
Excerpted from Mastery (A #1 New York Times Bestseller) After your formal education, you enter the most critical phase in your life—a second, practical education known as The Apprenticeship. The dangers are many.
[Illustration: Robyn Lee] More South Asian Eats Punjab & Pakistan » South Asian food in New York City is finally moving beyond tikka masala territory, and this mini-series will help you make the most of these heady times. Not...
Improv Everywhere has outdone themselves once again with the final installment in their Movies In Real Life series. This time, they give us the immortal "triple-dog dare" scene from "A Christmas Story," brilliantly reset on a NYC subway train. And, yes, the kids use a subway pole instead of flag pole. Fortunately for the boy playing Flick, it was a prosthetic tongue.
On a seemingly never-ending hunt for bad news about Hillary Clinton and her political prospects, the New York Times recently published a front-page article about how the former first lady is busy trying to mend fences between herself...Show More Summary