Hillary Rosner

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  • 14 years ago

    In a black-box theater at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus, rehearsals are under way for a production of Clifford Odets's Waiting for Lefty. "I'd get another job if I could," Joe Mitchell, a Depression-era cab driver, pleads to his wife....

  • 14 years ago

    For Dr. Katie Carr, the narrator of Nick Hornby's newest novel, How to Be Good, it's a case of "be careful what you wish for." A National Health Service doctor and avowed liberal living a fairly unremarkable life in North London, Carr has had it w...

  • 16 years ago

    Few cocktail-party disclosures in this town of transplants invoke the same degree of awe as the admission that one is a native New Yorker. "Wasn't it weird to grow up here?" goes the standard query. "Didn't you find it strange?" The obvious answer...

  • 16 years ago

    "It's very hard to discern the extent to which people care about money," Po Bronson writes in The Nudist on the Late Shift, his candid new book on Silicon Valley. "These are high achievers; they want to succeed, they want to win. For the highest a...

  • 17 years ago

    When visitors check out the new Interscope Records site (, which launched Monday, their eyes will likely jump immediately to the item on the right-hand side of the page: "Blackstreet Focus Group." For a 10-day period, fans c...

  • 17 years ago

    In the fall of 1993, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) released the Mosaic browser, opening up the World Wide Web (now affectionately known as "dub-dub-dub") for general use and exponentially accelerating the colonization ...


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