On Wednesday afternoon, a few short hours before Sarah Palin was to take the stage for her big speech, Jeff Greenfield, the senior political correspondent for CBS News, sized up the Alaskan Governor.
His mind turned to cinema. "I’m trying to think of all the cultural examples about feisty women from nowhere who show up Read More
At last, a smart, informed debate about Iraq. Not from the two Skull and Boneheads running for President. In your dreams. Rather, there’s James Fallows’ impressively reported piece in The Atlantic, “Bush’s Lost Year,” and Gregg Easterbrook’s rapid response, a thought-provoking critique of Mr. Fallows in The New Republic Online for Sept. 13: “Freedom Core.” Read More
Rob Dodd, a 25-year-old aspiring actor, moved to Los Angeles on Feb. 1 after four years in the East Village. On Feb. 5, he and a friend went hiking in Tamescal Canyon. After two hours, he took a break and sat on a rock.
“I didn’t see the snake. It bit me on the Read More
Wednesday, June 6
Do you remember a television show called Heat Vision and Jack ? Created by Ben Stiller, it featured High Fidelity ‘s Jack Black as Jack Austin, a renegade, super-intelligent astronaut accompanied by his equally cerebral talking motorcycle, Heat Vision, voiced by Bottle Rocket ‘s Owen Wilson. Jack and his chatty bike crisscross Read More
“Sometimes I go out and talk to people and they say, ‘Well, you know, I watch Equal Time and then I watch The O’Reilly Factor and then I watch Larry King and then I watch you . And I say, ‘You know, you ought to turn off the TV set. You don’t have a life. Read More