Perusing yesterday's New York Times, I came across an article that appeared to date from around the year 1932 — the period in which dunderheaded authorities like Daniel Gregory Mason inveighed against the superficialities and vulgarities of jazz. In the...
In hardcover:Robin Hobb's Fool's Quest debuts at number 14. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Ernest Cline's Armada is down one position, ending the week at number 19. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, EuropeIn...Show More Summary
No Retrial for North Carolina Officer Who Killed Unarmed Man (New York Times) -- North Carolina will not retry a white police officer who killed an unarmed black man who had just survived a car crash, state officials said Friday. The officer’s trial ended in a hung jury.http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/29/us/jonathan-ferrell-police-shooting.html N.C. Show More Summary
The Jets were behind 14-0 in the first quarter, but rallied to beat Atlanta 30-22. Now they face the Giants in the MetLife Bowl. The New York Jets head into the game against the New York Giants on Saturday night needing to give quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick as much time as possible with the first team offense. Show More Summary
Give Josh Barro credit for candor. When it comes to guns, the New York Times correspondent makes no bones about the kind of draconian, Second Amendment-defying approach he thinks is necessary. Forget about expanded background checks or other such measures. Show More Summary
The dog days have not been kind to Max Scherzer and Alex Rodriguez. While the Washington Nationals ace can't stop serving up bombs, the New York Yankees designated hitter can't buy a hit—much less a home run. Digging through the numbers,...Show More Summary
Recently, Time Out New York’s “Word on the Street” column offered this overheard snippet: “She’s never had sex and she doesn’t do drugs but she really loves rock’n’roll.”
“The party of Lincoln has become the party of Trump.” — Hillary Clinton, quoted by the New York Times, on the Republican party.
Mendeecees Copped To Major Drug Slinging Last Spring; Faces Up To 40 Years Love & Hip Hop New York’s Mendeecees Harris has been given a little bit more time to enjoy life on the outside. The admitted drug kingpin and
As the preseason of the National Football League continues, a local match-up pits the New York Jets against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium.
With some astonishment I read last week’s IoT paranoia-inducing Op-Ed column in the New York Times, “Why Smart Objects May Be a Dumb Idea” written by Zeynep Tufekci, who is an assistant professor at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science.There’s a famous George Bernard Shaw quote from his 1903 play Man and […]
SHOCKINGLY, IT APPEARED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES, OF ALL PLACES: A Misleading Story About Justice Clarence Thomas.
Photo credit to Archibaldholtzhausen.com. I've watched and read the fallout from the New York Times recent article now for over a week. And I agree, the initial story paints a disturbing picture. But it isn't the only picture; there is always another side to the story. Show More Summary
If you are looking for Disneyland, then you are in the wrong state. This is New York. Times Square is a PUBLIC SPACE. And in New York City (and New York State) being topless in public is LEGAL. If businesses are upset that the law is...Show More Summary
LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks will return to her old job heading Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper division, according to the Financial Times and New York Times, just over a year after being cleared of criminal charges in a phone-hacking scandal. Show More Summary
Apparently we're "inappropriate." Read this before you get on a plane!
In this article published on Forbes.com, I examine Jeff Bezos' response to the New York Times' expose on Amazon's brutal work environment. Read the full article here. Specialty Employee Misconduct Labor & Employment
Suppose we told you about the world's greatest hot dog. It comes from a Manhattan food cart, rudely served by a guy who steams the dogs in specially seasoned New York City tap water. Last time we visited, the line at midnight was 45 minutes long. And he's now opening a restaurant in Chicago and...
A recent article in the New York Times revealed the bruising workplace environment at Amazon. The gist? Amazon employees are encouraged to poke holes in one another's ideas, give secret feedback about coworkers and work incredibly late hours (emails after midnight, anyone?). Show More Summary
Miley Cyrus told the New York Times that Donald Trump was a fan of her infamous 2013 VMA tweaking performance.