Items! Positive Life Choices, Contagious Lack of Backbone

Manifold booze in the morning.

Ruth Reichl talks street food.

The Pulitzer board has loosened its restrictions for considering online-only reporting.

Making positive life-choices with cell phones and James Lipton’s beard.

Cooper Union’s new building “perfectly expresses the creative energy of New York,” according to the Wall Street Journal.

Senator Tom Duane says his fellow state senators caught a “contagious lack of backbone” today.

Blind, 96-year-old Madoff beneficiary isn’t backing down.

The Times stays all over the roll-down gate ban.

Lou Dobbs isn’t going to CNBC after all, and both he and the network say they never talked, Times report be damned.

Anderson Cooper is fading fast. Items! Positive Life Choices, Contagious Lack of Backbone