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Bob Barnett

Al Franken Sells Book On Congress For Over $1 Million

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Al Franken, the best-selling author and comedian turned muted Minnesota senator, has inked a deal to write a nonfiction book about his t...

Too Big to Fire

Brian Rooney | Posted 06.20.2016 | Media
Brian Rooney

Honesty and integrity are all you have in the news business. I lost respect for Brian Williams, but not because he lied. I lost it because he refused to honorably resign.

Shark Attack: Connecticut Resident Barely Survives!

Laura Wellington | Posted 06.19.2016 | Media
Laura Wellington

No doubt, Mr. Williams' bad judgment unleashed a fury of controversy. The blood bath that ensued was definitely Emmy award-winning but was it justified?

A Review of This Town by Mark Leibovich Or a Better Title: 'Mark Knows Best!'

Elizabeth Birch | Posted 10.23.2013 | Books
Elizabeth Birch

Listen, I know this Mark guy seems to be gifted at peering into the souls of others --- even better than Bush gazing into Putin, but this book serves no useful purpose. It is cynical and mean.

Bill Clinton or Eliot Spitzer: An Eleventh Anniversary Rumination

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Who do you think is more likely to attract an audience -- the charming, charismatic Clinton, or the mean and menacing Spitzer?

Larry King Retires Nine Years Too Late

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Howard Kurtz wrote in The Washington Post "Timing is everything: Larry King abdicates." He seems to think that this was the perfect moment for King to resign; I think King was nine years too late.

Obama, Rove, Palin, Bush And Clinton All Had The Same Lawyer For Their Books: Bob Barnett

The Washington Post | David Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

To list Barnett as a signifier of Washington connectedness is like calling the sun a symbol of heat. This is good for his clients, who pay him $975 an...