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Matt McCue

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Manhattan's Hottest New "Office" Sits in a Hotel Lobby in No Man's Land

(3) Comments | Posted March 17, 2010 | 10:32 AM

If you enter the lobby of the recently opened Ace Hotel on a weekday morning, you'll notice that the place is packed--with folks who aren't staying there. Unshaven men and fresh-faced women have taken up a daytime residence, typing away on their laptops, punching keys on their BlackBerrys, making calls,...

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Buzz Bissinger, on The Future of Long Form Journalism in a Blogger's World

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2010 | 2:28 PM

The Upper East Side's slushy streets were deserted last Thursday night, but the New York Society Library, on 79th street between Madison and Park, was hopping. A roomful of Buzz Bissinger's family, friends, and fans, a fashionable sea of worsteds and silks, blazers and neckties, shiny gold jewels and glittery...

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Celebrating The New Yorker's 85th Birthday with an Unexpected Gift

(2) Comments | Posted February 18, 2010 | 1:22 PM

The New Yorker recently mailed me an unbelievable discount subscription offer. Typed on a yellow piece of note card-sized paper, it said:

In order to guarantee that we reach the audience we are meant to serve, the Publisher has authorized us to offer The New Yorker to selected professionals...

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Book Excerpt: An Honorable Run

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2009 | 6:10 PM

I was a non-recruited senior from a small Iowa high school, walking on to the elite University of Colorado cross country team. I found myself rooming with my heroes, future Olympian Jorge Torres and his twin brother Ed, and future American record holder Dathan Ritzenhein. I was guided by the...

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