This Sunday's New York Times Book Review contains a critical review of Imagine by Christopher Chabris, a psychology professor at Union College and co-author of The Invisible Gorilla. I enjoyed his book, so I was disappointed to learn he didn't enjoy mine. Show More Summary
With time running out in the playoff race, the New York Mets set sympathy aside.
Oh, it's happening. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Lightweight kingpin, Eddie Alvarez, came face-to-face for the first time earlier today during the UFC 205 press conference (video replay...Show More Summary
Referencing a recent New York Times article “What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew” got me thinking about both sides of the coin. Physicians are human beings and sometimes this fact gets lost when a patient is angry or frustrated seeking help from the medical system. Here is a primer on what I wish my patients […]
As academic essays go, this might be one of the most overwrought and alarmist pieces I’ve ever read. It’s in the New York Times, of course. Here’s African-American Yale professor Chris Lebron discussing his deepest fears: Iâ??m not sure how many days are left in my life. I am not suffering from a terminal disease. Show More Summary
It’s (almost) official: Monday’s presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most watched debate in U.S. history, according to early figures released by Nielsen on Tuesday afternoon. Via the New York Times: Preliminary...Show More Summary
Next Cold War Roundup 9/27/16 Samantha Power and colleagues accused Russia of barbarism and war crimes before walking out of the emergency UN Security Council meeting that they convened. New York Times claimed that Russia used bunker-buster...Show More Summary
New Yorkers know that any conversation, given enough time, will devolve into chatter about real estate -- soaring prices, gentrification, and so on. It's almost like Godwin's law for rent gripes. And yet, New York isn't even close to being the bubbliest real estate market on the planet, according to UBS economists Matthias Holzhey and Maciej Skoczek. Show More Summary
Fredrik Eklund is keeping busy in New York with brand new and impressive listings in the Big Apple, but it sounds like he’s willing to take some time off from the real-estate hustle to focus on his fans, his friends and his home country of Sweden. Show More Summary
Estate of Heller v. Commissioner, 147 T.C. No. 11 (Sept. 26, 2016): James Heller, a resident of New York, New York, died on January 31, 2008. At that time he owned a 99% interest in James Heller Family, LLC (JHF). James Heller's daughter, Barbara H. Freitag, and his son, Steven...
Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti takes a new step in her career tonight, performing for the first time at the Café Carlyle in New York.
Neely & Chloe, a direct-to-consumer women’s accessories brand looking for an experienced, part time sales associate to help open our brand new NYC pop-up shop. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is charismatic, resourceful and reliable. The candidate must also exhibit a strong... Continue reading
The New York Times estimates he "stretched" the truth once every 5.29 minutes.
Adele holds up her plaque for her 10 times Diamond Platinum album certification for 25 during a presentation last week at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The 28-year-old entertainer’s album was released last year, and she celebrated the huge milestone with her team. Diamond platinum means Adele‘s album has sold more than 10 [...]
Naomi Watts emerges on the set of her new Netflix series Gypsy on Tuesday (September 27) in New York City. This is the first time we’ve seen the 47-year-old actress since she announced her split from partner Liev Schreiber. Liev and Naomi were together for 11 years, and have two kids Alexander “Sasha,” 9, and [...]
This morning, myself and other New York City area clergy were called on by Faith In Public Life to speak at a press conference in Times Square about the presidential debate last night. A transcript of my remarks is below. If you'd like...Show More Summary
Madame Tussauds New York offers families a break on their next visit to the wax museum. Pay for an adult ticket and you’ll receive two free tickets for children 12 and younger. The deal: The Kids Go Free offer applies to all ticket levels: $29 for standard ticket; $35 for a Super Hero Ticket, which...
Today is post-debate Fact-Checking Day, which follows media’s massively delayed focus on the fact that Donald Trump is a shameless and inveterate liar. Within the last week, both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times published comprehensive articles documenting his seeming inability to get through even one speech without untruths. Show More Summary
Toronto's The Scenics were an art-punk/new wave band who formed in 1976, drawing a lot of influence from what was going on in New York at the time (Talking Heads, Ramones, Lou Reed, Television), and released one single and an album before calling it quits in 1981... Continue reading…
Retweet Share Google +1 David Brooks said over at the New York Times: The crucial social divide today is between those who feel the core trends of the global, information-age economy as tailwinds at their backs and those who feel them as headwinds in their face. And that’s really it, isn’t it? We have a […]