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Reclaiming the Christmas Spirit: Ten Great Christmas Movies to Help You Shake the Police State Blues

John W. Whitehead | Posted 12.14.2016 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

What a turbulent year it's been. For those of us who have managed to survive 2015 with our lives intact and our freedoms hanging by a thread, it has ...

Dare to Be 100: Yes, Virginia, Wherever

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

This will be my 85th Christmas. All of them have been spent with family. First, for 20 years, Mother and Dad presided. Then wife, Ruth Anne, has been ...

A Touch of Knowledge: The Man-Bats on the Moon

Marc Hartzman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News
Marc Hartzman

Although it all sounds ridiculous today, in 1835, knowledge of the moon was lacking and the belief in extraterrestrial life, including lunar life, was commonplace.

Is A Newspaper Column Literature?

Errol Louis | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home
Errol Louis

It's only a matter of time before the newspaper column takes its rightful place as a recognized and respected form of literature, every bit as vital as its more celebrated cousins, the short story and the novel.

Of Water and Winged Men: Living on the Moon in 2009 and 1835

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lapham's Quarterly

The 1835 series in the New York Sun , now known as the Great Moon Hoax, used the first three articles to describe the sights of water, vegetation, bison, goats, cranes and pelicans on the moon.

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

Janet C. Rotter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Janet C. Rotter

In 1897, a little girl wrote a famous letter to The New York Sun. The paper's editor, Francis Pharcellus Church, responded with the now-famous phrase, "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."

Count Dracula: Part 11

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

David Tice, running counter to the Wall Street herd, thought the bulls were out of their minds and he predicted that all hell would soon break loose, with both the economy and the stock market going into a tailspin.

NY Sun: "Business Plan For The Site...In Formation"

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Sun, which closed up shop in September, has been publishing a bit lately online, and former editor Seth Lipsky told POLITICO today that t...

The Sun Sets

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

What's really sad is that the Sun would be alive if it could have found a few more investors who were willing to see it lose a couple of million dollars a year.

New York Sun Publishes Its Final Issue

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Sun has published its final issue. The New York Times reports: The New York Sun, the six-year-old newspaper with a conservative mind-se...

CNBC's Fawning Coverage Helping Bond Billionaires Fleece Main Street

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

No matter the cost, no matter the damage to the public weal, there are always some who through access and sheer financial wherewithal will turn a national disaster to profitable gain.

New York Sun Could Shutter By End Of Month If It Doesn't Find Financing

Reuters | Robert MacMillan and Tomasz Janowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Sun, a daily newspaper launched six years ago as an often conservative-leaning alternative to The New York Times, ma...

An Anonymous Blogger Superhero is Unmasked!

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Brown

In the past year, the national discussion on education has been elevated and informed by an anonymous blogger known as Eduwonkette. Her daily updated ...

The New York Sun's Obama Frame-Up

Joel Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel Whitney

What The Sun had hoped to paint as Islamic extremism was an important agreement between a candidate and a Muslim human rights group to look at ways not to persecute Muslims.

Exporting NYC's Education "Miracle": Buyer Beware!

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

Since his election in 2001, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has made narrowing the white-minority achievement gap in New York City his signature issue. After ...

Conrad Black Defends Nixon From Prison In New York Sun Review

Huffington Post | Adam Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conrad Black has found time in his busy prison schedule to defend former President Richard Nixon against the criticism that appears in Rick Perlstein'...