Flying the Crowded Skies

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

The jetlock is very serious, especially because the airlines’ affection for hub airports, through which they run hundreds of connecting flights, creates jumbo pressures that can easily reverberate in delays and cancellations half a continent away. Meanwhile, the system that sustains aviation is so intricate, pervasive and impressive in its own right that it is [&hellip
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Gore’s Doing Better Than Media Admit…

Written by Eric Boehlert on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

BULL Bradley But something happens when the press covers the Clinton White House. And that something is not pretty. Call it payback, passive-aggressive style. Frustrated by their Moby Dick pursuit of Bill Clinton, Sally Quinn’s Beltway crowd, sensing a weaker opponent in Gore, now seems determined to exact some revenge. And who better to suffer [&hellip
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…Or Else He’s Crawling Back Home To Die

Written by Christopher Caldwell on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Half a dozen people have left Bauer’s campaign in the last month. Ever since Bauer’s close adviser Charles Jarvis (a devout Christian) jumped ship to join the Forbes campaign, there have been rumors that what upset Jarvis was that Bauer, who runs the Christian Right Family Research Council, was having an affair with a comely [&hellip
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In Dutch

Written by David Corn on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Morris’s recon mission has been tainted, though, by the now famous–and infamous–device he used to write Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan: he created a fictitious version of himself to serve as narrator. I was one of those critics who pounced on Morris before the book was even available for perusing. Call me a conventionalist, [&hellip
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Torture on the Green

Written by Andrey Slivka on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Which is merely to say that LeRoy’s Tavern on the Green’s launched an interactive website–tavernonthegreen.com–through which you can secure meal reservations in "real time," whatever that means in this context. It’s with a certain perverse satisfaction that we note the curious fact that–if indeed the Tavern manages to live up in this case to its [&hellip
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Counterrevolutionary Cuisine

Written by Jonathan Bines on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Waldy’s World As the city teems with bright, ambitious young chefs pushing the envelope of New American cuisine, a miniature backlash of sorts has begun to manifest itself among the culinary establishment’s old guard. Cowed, perhaps, by the magnitude of the innovation occurring all around them–mint "love letters" at Babbo; raw clams at Pop; lobster [&hellip
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