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Does Lou Dobbs feel sheepish about finding himself the troglodyte of American broadcasting? He has broken through to the sweetest spot in the media business.
Crowley keeps complaining about Gates's "tone." It echoes teachers trying to assert authority over truculent children, and mothers and fathers with wise-guy kids at the dinner table.
Curiously, conspiracies are not all that susceptible to ridicule.
There is no fixed proposal for what exactly this reform is or how precisely these reform goals will be accomplished. There are just arguments over the nature and methods of reform.
The Democrats want me to pay for your health care and I am trying to think how I feel about this.
With a 5.4% tax on anything above $350,000, we're n...
Goldman is that all-American model of wealth: if they can do it, I can too. The fear is not that things are going to come crashing down, but that Goldman is the harbinger of things going up.
Why oh why do we persist in having these hearings? Or why do we persist in believing -- or hoping against hope -- that these hearings will be revelatory (or at least great theater and politics)?
Rattner is the well-connected financier who was the almost-car czar. That is, he was supposed to be the car czar but by some slight of hand he was demoted -- given the job without the title.
Each Palin disaster, instead of spelling the end of her, sets the story up for a new chapter -- even if it's a new disaster.
Gossip, for Murdoch, is partly business intelligence, but Murdoch also likes to know who is sleeping with whom. It is a prurient interest, but it is also leverage.
The CIA and the Murdoch organization are protected by their own consistently bad behavior and negative image.
Michael Jackson is hereby transmuted -- to the choir strains of a rather extraordinary send-off -- into not just a holy figure but a living icon of the racial and political wars.
Is it really possible to have had as much sex as the Kennedys had?
Well, anyway, thank God for it. The Kennedy sex saga is really the story that keep...
Arrayed against an establishment, both Democratic and Republican, which says she is a hopeless lightweight and obviously illegitimate, Palin keeps coming, keeps giving offense.
How come Jenny Sanford has become a heroine for American women in the new sex wars?
For Michael Wolff, the best thing about moving to the East Village from the Upper East Side may be the chance to fight with a whole new set of people:...
Apparently half of adult Americans use vibrators, according to a new study. That does not mean that women use vibrators and men don't. Rather it's 50% of women and 45% of men.
How many more years in prison did Bernie Madoff get for being Jewish?
We might as well get the question out there. It's surfaced since the Madoff arr...
One of the most mocked, vilified, and calumniated people of our time has, overnight, been transmuted into... a saint.
While his is an end long foretold, it will nevertheless receive and, by tabloid rules, require obsessive explanation and a search for both evil parties and an appropriately squalid back story.
Fox News is apparently on track to have its best year ever. WTF?
It may be that many successful public companies are run by crazy buggers -- secretive, paranoid, and contrary to a fantastic degree. It may be that Steve Jobs is actually a breath of fresh air.
More than murder, corruption, war, scandal, it's revolution that the media adores.
The best client you could have if you are an intellectual property lawyer is JD Salinger. The second best is JK Rowling.
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