I wrote many words about billionaire Joe Ricketts... →
Joe Ricketts, the Nebraska-born mogul, fiscally conservative political donor and founder of the online brokerage titan TD Ameritrade, spent much of his life on the plains, where everything is flat. So when he decided in 2006, at the age of 65, to get a pièd-a-terre in Manhattan, Ricketts went for altitude, buying a condo on the 78th floor of the Times Warner Center’s north tower for...
"Great long-form journalism comes from the... →
Most interesting thing I learned at tonight’s reading of “The Greatest 3-Minute Punk Stories 2” at Housing Works: The Magnetic Fields’ long-time former merch guy was a roadie in the ’90s for My Pal Trigger and—before that—Skavoovie and the Epitones.
I’m getting to that point where I hear a song that sounds familiar, but I can’t quite tell whether it’s current Modest Mouse, old Built to Spill, or some new band with ex members of 764-HERO.
In negotiating terms of engagement with a source, reporters and editors should...– I think this is one of those things that you’re probably not really thinking about when you’re in these situations, but probably should be! Especially when certain negotiations are conducted over back-and-forth e-mail exchanges that may or may not be taking place while you have 10 other...
“Do you like The Smiths? Because I have just put... →
via The Awl via style.mtv.com
At 'Daily News,' staffers gather hoping to hear... →
According to Remnick, Hersh ‘was working on the Watergate story. The New...– “When I hear a writer say that they ‘put in a call,’ I want to pull my hair out.”
"What it was precisely the size and shape of was... →
Any time you can work "aging New Jersey pop-punk... →
"If anyone has any more information about who gave... →
This is kind of darking me out.