Rush Limbaugh’s new contract with Clear Channel is worth $400M through the end of 2016.
In 1896, Adolph Ochs bought The New York Times and boldly placed on its front-page flag the slogan All The News That’s Fit To Print. Today, its publisher, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., […]
The first war of the Industrial Age, the war that should have ended all wars, ended at the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month. At precisely two minutes […]
For those of you who have been digging on eMusic lately, we have a few more TunesDay Recommendifications for your consideration. We’ll start with Jigsaw Days from The Well Wishers. This new […]
By Ann Ivins Taking a hiatus from posting has allowed me the opportunity to more fully inhabit the comment threads of the bastion of progressive genius that is Scholars and Rogues… and […]
by Michael Tracey In his essay, “The White Negro,” Norman Mailer references Marxist thought with a level of respect but pointed to its failure in application because, as he put it, “it […]
by Michael James Hawk When is a Work of art truly original? Put another way: when is a Work not derivative of someone else’s work?
Image Credit: fotoviva.co.uk by Djerrid When 72-year-old John McCain revamped his campaign for president by hiring the very same character assassins who sucker punched him in 2000, the GOP lost a consonant. […]
Link of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link): John Heileman, New York magazine, The Next New Deal: “Personally, I think the depth of the Obama realignment is being underestimated,” says […]
A few nights ago John McCain treated us all to a masterful concession speech. He was gracious, articulate, noble – he said all the right things and struck all the right chords […]