All you creative young things eager to make it in the big city, Patti Smith has a suggestion: get out.
“New York has closed itself off to the young and struggling,” Ms. Smith said. “New York City has been taken away from you … So my advice is: Find a new city.” She suggests Read More
As recently as March, Steven Rattner, the former private equity kingpin and Obama administration car czar, was having an unpleasant time with Overhaul, his book on the emergency auto rescue. “Writing books is a bear. It’s just really hard work. And he hasn’t done it before,” Mark Green, who’d talked to him about the struggle, Read More
The power of the American Presidency to move the environmental agenda was never more apparent than during President Obama’s recent directive to EPA to reconsider California’s request to set tighter air emission and fuel efficiency standards. Under the Clean Air Act, California has long had the authority to exceed federal standards and typically it has Read More
Donald Trump has put his hair on the line in a bet with World Wrestling Entertainment Chairman Vince McMahon. The Donald last week appeared on a WWE program to taunt Mr. McMahon, according to various media reports (and to a Southern relative of this reporter):
“I’m taller than you. I’m richer than you. I’m Read More
US Guys: The True and Twisted Mind of the American Man by Charlie LeDuff, The Penguin Press, 242 pages, $25.95.
The other night, I watched a friend work her magic at a spot in the East Village. Her face imbued with the flush of three or 10 cocktails, she leaned in toward a guy and Read More
Granted, John Catsimatidis has made noises about running for mayor before. More than once.
But there’s still something refreshing about a person so willing to talk about every aspect of his theoretical campaign before so much as hiring a press secretary.
Yesterday, we chatted about some of the specifics of the Catsimatidis Read More
DEMETRIA: My save-the-dates have arrived! This weekend I’ll be carting them down to the post office. If I could, I would jump in the air and click my heels. I got cards and magnets and they both look great! The supplier threw in a few extra of each, so I’ll be able to tuck Read More
DEMETRIA: “Instead of having your wedding in the Dominican Republic, you should have it in Detroit,” my sister/maid of honor wrote to me in an email. “That way more of our family can come.” FYI: I already told everyone, including my sister, that my big day would take place on a cute little island. So Read More
A Virginia Tech study suggesting that most of our six million annual car crashes involve drivers distracted by cell phones, food, liquor and the like reflects the worst drivers in the First World. But, like curbing the drugs, guns or obesity with which America also leads the richest nations, we do little to fight a Read More
Nearly a week after unveiling her attacks on the widows of 9/11, Ann Coulter is still the best-selling author on Amazon.
There are more readers out there, apparently, like Tammy Whynett from Salt Lake City
Coulter knows that altruism is the work of Satan and the evil weapon of the Liberals. Selfishness is the Read More