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Friday, July 18 2014

‘Ace in the Hole’ Points its Finger at the Audience

Billy Wilder spares no one—not even the viewer—in this scathing satire of American culture.


Monday, June 10 2013

Stealing a Glance at Food History with Raymond Sokolov’s ‘Steal the Menu’

Raymond Sokolov details the history of contemporary cuisine over the past 40 years. But while to him best dishes are the simplest ones, his simplistic approach to memoir writing could use more 'salt'.


Monday, March 25 2013

Gay Talese’s Magazine Journalism, Mapped in Full Color

A heavily circulated image of a '60s era magazine article outline says quite a bit about journalist Gay Talese.


Tuesday, July 6 2010

‘The American Stage’ Is Best Enjoyed As Theatre As Literature

A collection of 200-plus years of writing about the American theatre betrays a clear preference for the past over the present.


Sunday, November 15 2009

What’s More Dangerous on the Web—Hackers or Hacks?

Content producers have the power to be whomever they want, but if they let themselves be dictated too much by factors like Google, page views, and ad revenue, they end up simply joining a droning, mundane chorus of mediocrity.


Sunday, August 2 2009

My Remarkable Journey by Larry King

There’s an important message in Larry King's story: it’s good to be good, but it’s better to be lucky.


Tuesday, July 8 2008

Is nonprofit newsroom’s shaky start an omen?


Friday, August 17 2007

A crusading editor, gunned down for the story


Monday, April 30 2007

Journalists seeking justice in Mexico


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