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On The Cutting Edge With Bob Dylan: Part One

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

The albums' cover photographs are how very many people think of Dylan, still, today. He's lean, his hair in a snarly nimbus above a thin white face, with its keen, challenging eyes looking right through you. He is not listening to you; you're listening to him.

Photos Of Historic Flooding Show South Carolina Underwater

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics

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F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Story Temperature

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 08.06.2015 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

The manuscripts, and finished typescript, for F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1939 short story "Temperature" have rested quietly at Princeton University for many decades.

Innocence and Experience: Nelle Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, and Go Set A Watchman

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.14.2015 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Not all succeed. Nelle Lee, publishing as Harper, has now done so twice: first, with To Kill A Mockingbird, its sales in the hundreds of millions already; and now, with Go Set A Watchman, the presale orders for which have smashed prior records to bits.

Riding the Dinky With John Nash

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Anne Margaret Daniel

I don't pretend to have known John Nash. Once upon a time, though, when I was a graduate student in the English Department at Princeton University, I often saw him in a somewhat unlikely place.

Is 'Breaking News' the New Normal for ABC?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2015 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

You can't entirely blame ABC News for desperately trying to find a way to remain relevant. After all, they're hard-wired into a 6:30 p.m. time slot in a world where our connected devices deliver real-time updates.

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Coming to New York

Tara Kangarlou | Posted 06.20.2015 | World
Tara Kangarlou

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is scheduled to come to New York to address the five-yearly review conference of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) that will be held from April 27th to May 22.

The A320 Crash Is The Worst French Air Disaster Since 1981

HuffPost France | Jean-Baptiste Duval | Posted 03.25.2015 | World

Commercial airline accidents on French territory are a rare occurrence. At least 150 people on board an Airbus A320 owned by German airline Germanwing...

The Impact of the 'Breaking News' Cycle on Our Health

Michele Nealon-Woods | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Michele Nealon-Woods

Whether we hear the news on our way to work, read it over breakfast, or see it regurgitated and analyzed repeatedly through our online and social media channels, it seems inescapable. And like it or not, it infuses itself into our psyche, taking direct aim at how we feel and react.

Political Satire Comes to Mosaic Art

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 09.24.2014 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

How many of these faces do you recognize?

Bob Dylan Gives Us an Early Gift

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 07.13.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Is Dylan's new track from a forthcoming album? A good guess. The single is a cover, and is almost Dylan's age, written by Buddy Kaye and Ted Mossman in 1945 and most notably recorded, that year, by Frank Sinatra.

Arcade Fire Announces Surprise Show in L.A.

Art Tavana | Posted 10.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

This comes on the heels of the band closing out Coachella weekend one; which included a much talked about cover of "Heart of Glass" with Blondie's Debbie Harry.

OpenSSL Vulnerability Hits the Web Unexpectedly

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.16.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Two thirds of all of the websites in the world use OpenSSL, this vulnerability would enable hackers (or anyone else for that matter) to exploit the cryptographic library and use that as a way of stealing information trough the SSL/TLS gateways.

Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court Next Week, Experts Say (analysis)

Jonathan Handel | Posted 06.15.2014 | Media
Jonathan Handel

Next week's Supreme Court argument will be difficult for cable-competitor Aereo, legal experts agree, as the company faces off against not just br...

CNN Breaking News: Wolf Blitzer Missing

Mark Steinberg | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Christiane Amanpour: "We appreciate your giving CNN this exclusive interview, President Putin, and I want to ask you straightway whether it is your in...

Car Plows Through Crowd at SXSW

Art Tavana | Posted 05.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Art Tavana

23 are injured, two reported dead, and five in critical condition following a hit and run on Red River Street near The Mohawk bar in Austin, Texas, during the South By Southwest film and music festival.

Is Breaking News: Broken?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

The headline says it all; "Man Responsible For Olympic Ring Mishap Found Dead In Sochi." The man responsible for operating the Olympic Rings during la...

Ten Ways to Use Breaking News to Buzz Your Book, Product or Business

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 04.06.2014 | Small Business
Penny C. Sansevieri

In an age of the 24-hour news cycle, there is always breaking news. Hot headlines right now include the upcoming Sochi Olympic Games and the nearby te...

HSUS Undercover Investigation Shutters NJ Slaughter Plant

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

This morning, The HSUS publicly released footage of our latest undercover investigation into slaughterhouse abuses and the continuing mistreatment of ...

RAW VIDEO: The Moment Alleged Denver Hostage Taker Is Shot By Police

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Video has surfaced of a Denver, Colo. man being shot by police after he allegedly took a woman hostage early Monday morning at a 7-Eleven. The man,...

UPDATED: Denver Man Allegedly Has Hostage In 7-Eleven

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

UPDATE 12:36 p.m. -- Authorities said the suspect was shot and is in critical condition. 9News reports that the suspect held two people hostage and th...

The 'Father of the Prostitute' Incident Should Spark a Journalism Debate on Fact-checking 'Ethnic Names'

Natasha Tynes | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media
Natasha Tynes

Journalism is very much in flux these days and there is a always a room to revisit its standards. You have to give it to "Abu Sharmouta" for exposing this fact-checking hole.

Cam McDaniel, Jonathan Daniel, and a Picture That Doesn't Need Words

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 12.25.2013 | Sports
Anne Margaret Daniel

Last Saturday, October 19, running back Cam McDaniel helped Notre Dame beat USC in a 14-10 home football victory. He rushed for 92 yards, a career high for the junior from Coppell, Texas.

Philip Chevron 1957-2013: Red Roses for Him

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

Twenty years ago, Spider Stacy wrote a lyrical, lovely, sort-of-a-love-song, on which he sings lead for The Pogues, called "Tuesday Morning." When I saw the sad news on the morning of October 8 of Philip Chevron's untimely death, I thought of Spider's song.

Hi, I'm Thomas Pynchon

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.19.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Does anyone know about a Thomas Pynchon t-shirt offered for sale sometime around 1970? The whole t-shirt campaign for Bleeding Edge is making me wonder.