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Entries by James Warren from 02/2009

This Week in Magazines: Fear and Shopping

| Posted 02.01.2009 | Media

Magazines are awash with our fear- and debt-ridden mess, with lots of profiles of key players -- and then there's ShopSmart, a wonderful potpourri of smart consumerism.

This Week in Magazines: Cybercrime, Financial Aristocrats and Snakes

| Posted 02.08.2009 | Media

So what kind of guy is engaged to Uma Thurman, is a magnanimous patron of charities, and is proof that, if born with a huge silver spoon in your mouth, you can still do good while doing well?

Bankers on the Hill

| Posted 02.11.2009 | Politics

Rarely in the rich history of congressional stonings have the victims been so crisply-attired, so contrite, so deferential, and so tolerant of their grandstanding captors.

This Week in Magazines: Recession Special

| Posted 02.15.2009 | Media

If even Jim Cramer cuts Treasury Secretary Geithner some slack, perhaps there is bonafide hope for our most influential tax evaders' plan to save the economy.

Taking the Long View

| Posted 02.17.2009 | Politics

Can Obama really and truly get us to take the long view? And can he both exploit and turn his back on the same media technologies that impact how we respond to events and crises?

For Burris, It's Hail Mary Time

| Posted 02.23.2009 | Politics

It's time for an A-Rod-like press conference but with some substantive answers and a set of assurances about Burris' political future.