Entries Tagged as 'NYTimes'

Enter: Ross Douthat, the new right-wing columnist for the NYTimes. Let’s see if he can do a better job than Bill Kristol.

Published on April 28th, 2009 by Malachi

Today, Tuesday, we have the debut column of Ross Douthat as the right-wing columnist at the New York Times. His column will appear on Tuesdays. He is a younger guy, who has been strongly –and I sense without knowing too much about him– insightfully critical of the Republican/Conservative who are coming across as more and […]

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Notice: Maira Kalman and “The Pursuit of Happiness” in today’s (4.24.09) New York Times.

Published on April 24th, 2009 by Malachi

Heads-up: Don’t miss Maira Kalman in today’s NYT. She will be presenting her series, “The Pursuit of Happiness” on the last Friday of the month, for the next 5 (I believe) months. http://kalman.blogs.nytimes.com/ I’m sure I’m not the first person to wonder if “pursuit” ever means “catching up with”. This time I was moved to […]

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Whatever happened to Irving Kristol? (George Packer in this week’s “New Yorker”)

Published on April 18th, 2009 by Malachi

I’ve unfortunately had to leave my subscription to The New Yorker slide in the current belt-tightening, but I did catch online a most interesting little piece by George Packer on the evolution of Irving Kristol (–some of you will know him as “father of Bill”.) It’s worth checking out –in a way it clarifies why […]

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