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

What McGowan’s referring to is the harassment complaint that’s been filed against him in Manhattan Criminal Court by Sean Hannity and Steve Malzberg, the unintelligent right-wing WABC talk-radio bleacher bums. Apparently, McGowan peppered the radio personalities with hundreds of critical, sometimes abusive, faxes between January and June of this year, with the result that Hannity [&hellip
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Baseball Cards & Other Memorabilia:I’m in Bermuda and Rick Lazio Isn’t

Written by Russ Smith on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

I’m in Bermuda and Rick Lazio Isn’t It’s just before five a.m. last Tuesday, and an unshaven white geezer ambles, not stumbles, into Morgan’s Deli on Hudson St. in Tribeca, with a crooked grin on his face. Mentioning to no one in particular that it’s now dark at this hour in August, he whispers to a customer: “You know, this [&hellip
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Is Bush Just a Swaggering Preppy Pig?

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

  But Talk should be praised to the skies for trying to revive the belief that journalism is an on-the-spot vocation, and that the more reporting you do, the better your article. In her ballyhooed Hillary piece, Lucinda Franks bragged about having visited five different countries with Hillary Clinton (letting drop that the North Africa [&hellip
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McCain’s Gang; Tax Games

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

Last week, I watched McCain, who’s seeking the Republican presidential nomination, work a reporters’ lunch that two weeks earlier had hosted Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democrat. An hour with McCain is actually entertaining. As soon as he sat down before these journalists—most of whom represent media based in California—McCain declared his “intense dislike” of California. The state, he said jocularly, [&hellip
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The Anti-Meanness Movement; The Reform Party’s Future

Written by Taki on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

The King of Mean A couple of years ago I happened to see an article in the Utne Reader that listed the 10 most “progressive” cities in the United States. One of the cities making the cut was Portland, ME. This gladdened my heart. I was about to move to Portland part-time, and, as an LBJ Democrat, I thought [&hellip
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Is cinema dying?; Hooray for Amy and Seipp.

Written by None - Do not Delete on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

I could keep going on, but anyway I can’t wait to hear more from Cheshire. I can’t wait to laugh myself silly. Oh yeah—and as for An Ideal Husband‘s over-saturated look, that was intentional: videophiles know only that contrasty, pastelly, porno-video look. They know nothing about lighting and film stock. The Film Academy down on Union Square offers a great intro to [&hellip
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