Mr. Lee-Hai, a freshman from Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, fell 15 stories from his East Village dorm at approximately 3:15 in the morning. Read More
In a sad turn of events, man’s best friend became a victim of a man’s jealousy.
A Siberian Husky, Max, was crushed between the scaffolding of a building Sunday morning after a jaunted man allegedly attempted to run over his owner, a second boy toy of his girlfriend.
“Max was a good dog,” eulogized owner Dejan Piskacek, Read More
Buzzfeed reporter Michael Hastings, 33, was killed in a car accident in Los Angeles, the site announced this evening.
Editor in chief Ben Smith released a statement praising Mr. Hastings. “Michael was a great, fearless journalist with an incredible instinct for the story, and a gift for finding ways to make his readers care about anything he covered from wars to politicians,” Mr. Smith wrote. “He wrote stories that would otherwise have gone unwritten, and without him there are great stories that will go untold.” Read More
The day after it launched its 27th issue with a beery party, Los Angeles-based GOOD magazine has laid off most of its editorial staff, reports Poynter. That includes executive editor Ann Friedman, senior editor Cord Jefferson, lifestyle editor Amanda Hess and associate editor Nona Willis Aronowitz. Read More
Charles Darwin Snelling, a noted Pennsylvania Republican who wrote a “Life Report” published by columnist David Brooks in the Times last December, killed his wife and committed suicide in Pennsylvania on Thursday. Mr. Snelling was 81. He had been married to wife Adrienne for 6 decades. Mr. Snelling had been caring for his Alzheimer’s-afflicted wife for six years and in his long essay published by the Times on December 7, 2011, expressed what seemed a fundamentally positive view of the situation: Read More
Dara-Lynn Weiss, Vogue ”Up Front” writer and author of this month’s controversial “Weight Watchers” article, has sold a memoir on the same topic to Marnie Cochran at Ballantine on an exclusive submission by David Kuhn. It is called The Heavy.
The article narrates the one-year diet Ms. Weiss inflicted on her seven-year-old daughter, Bea, Read More
Another lackluster day — and I’m not just talking about the weather here in New York, which has been abysmal. To add to the shoe-soakings and cab-splashings, I lost 48 points today after taking a late-afternoon dive.
What’s with me? Well, for starters, it looks like banks are having a rough Read More
Well that was unpleasant.
I lost 76 points today, my worst performance in a while. Only four of my stocks went up. And I was down pretty much all day. Lower at the open, tried to fight back to breakeven, then a late-afternoon nosedive to finish the session. Total bummer.
It didn’t help Read More
Talk about mixed results. Today was one of those days that just kind of blows by. There are some fun moments, then you start to drag, and then suddenly it’s over and you’re not even sure how to feel. I dropped a little less than 18 points, a fraction of a percent. Not Read More
Things were looking up heading into this past weekend. Four days of upside action from Tuesday to Friday, then a killer three-day weekend to catch my breath. It really seemed for a minute like I had something good going. But I should’ve known it wouldn’t last.
Truthfully, I’m not even sure what it Read More