Monday: Dateline NBC: Vegas Undercover
Normally, we make a point to shy away from these Dateline NBC specials reports, but, since we’re still on a contact high from watching The Hangover (backlash be damned!), we’ll make an exception here. Chris Hanson, obviously taking a break from outing sexual predators, goes undercover with the Read More
The American Classics: A Personal Essay, by Denis Donoghue. Yale University Press, 295 pages, $27.
Rapping the knuckles of the American classics is good fun-especially if it’s done with a light, sharp touch. And nobody gets hurt, certainly not the great dead white males themselves, who ascended to their exalted position precisely because, as Denis Read More
A venture-capital firm managed by former American Express chief executive James D. Robinson III is battling a fund-raising company run by the national finance director of Al Gore’s 2000 Presidential campaign, Eileen Kotecki, in a lawsuit that could be subtitled “Old Boys vs. New Girls.”
In July, the Hawthorne Group, an independent placement firm founded Read More
Hustling to sign up for the latest gimmick, the Board of Education has voted to require grammar school children to wear uniforms. It is said that putting children in the same clothes is conducive to good order and successful learning. By the same reasoning we might suppose that, had we taken the boots and brown Read More