Reports from Australia have alleged that Tom Cruise’s daughter Isabella Cruise has got married to her partner Max Parker, at a small and intimate ceremony in Central London. Show More Summary
No one knows exactly how long Jaden Smith and 19-year-old model Sarah Snyder have been dating, but prosecutors in New York might soon throw a serious monkey wrench in their relationship. Back in June, Sarah was arrested for allegedly...Show More Summary
Patrick Chappatte, The International New York Times By Ron Paul The U.S. regime change policy for Syria has been a catastrophe. More than 200,000 killed and an entire country reduced to rubble at least partly because President ObamaShow More Summary
“The exercise would seem fitting for the former Random House editor, but it’s really a response to what she perceives as the media becoming more ‘manipulative’ with words.”
The New York Times reports, "Criminal histories and documented mental health problems did not prevent at least eight of the gunmen in 14 recent mass shootings from obtaining their weapons, after federal background checks led to approval...Show More Summary
Dead & Company, the collaboration between John Mayer and three-quarters of the Grateful Dead's surviving Core Four, have added a third Madison Square Garden concert to their inaugural tour, but this time the band is giving away 5,000 pairs of tickets to the event for free. The November 7th gig in...
Kenneth Griffin, manager of the Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel, is likely owner of the single most expensive apartments in New York, Chicago, and Miami, reported the New York Times' Robert Frank. The hedge fund billionaire bought nearly...Show More Summary
The bracket is set and the 10 teams have secured their places in the 2015 MLB playoffs. This year's field has a great mix of the usual suspects—the New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers—mixed in with some teams...Show More Summary
Morning Edition interviewed Patti Smith about her new memoir M Train. The New York Times also profiled Smith. Vulture recapped her recent Mew Yorker Festival appearance. Current odds for the Nobel Prize in Literature. PopMatters interviewed Josh Epstein of Jr...
This story was co-published with The New York Times’ Room for Debate. Read the full discussion here. No sooner had the toll from the latest mass shooting been tallied than came the world-weary predictions that the carnage would have zero political effect. “Why the Gun Debate Won’t...
Last year, I crossed the United States from Coast to Coast — New York to LA — in a Ram 1500 Tradesman. You can follow last year’s coverage here. This year we embark on another crossing, this time from North to South, albeit starting a little further North than you might expect. Show More Summary
HBO's upcoming series Vinyl, which is about the music biz in 1970s New York, still doesn't have a firm premiere date (January some time) but there is a new trailer for the series which gives us the longest look...
A couple of days ago I linked to a Phil Carter piece about why arm-and-train missions in underdeveloped countries tended to fail. Today the New York Times has a longish roundup of our failures, and even I was a little surprised by the...Show More Summary
The 2015-16 NHL season kicks off Wednesday night with a quartet of games, including the Chicago Blackhawks beginning their title defense against the New York Rangers. That also means it's crunch time for drafting fantasy hockey teams. While...Show More Summary
AMERICAN APPAREL FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY: “As it turns out, hiring a CEO who hasn’t been accused of a variety of gross behavior wasn’t enough to revitalize American Apparel. The New York Times reports that the peddler of crop tops and body suits filed for bankruptcy protection early on Monday morning,” New York magazine notes today.