• Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Jackie Kennedy Love Letters Go for $134,500

    ​Jacqueline Bouvier (Kennedy Onassis) wrote quite a lot of letters -- there was no email, after all -- to her boyfriend at Harvard, a 21-year-old fellow named R. Beverley Corbin Jr., in the late 1940s. A Christie's auction held on Thursday landed them in the hands of a "French lady" and "very ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Outrage Du Jour! Utah Kids See Old Obama Video; Rightbloggers Cry Hitler

    A teacher principal and PTA leaders at Eagle Bay Elementary School in Farmington, Utah showed students the "I Pledge" video created back in January by some celebrities (or, in the customary rightwing usage, "celebutards") like and Demi Moore, with such fanciful oaths as "to smile more, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

  • News

    July 15, 2003

    Confederates in My Attic

    Black History Firsthand

  • Specials

    October 31, 2000
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    May 9, 2000
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    February 9, 1999

    Back to the Future

    The Democratic Dilemma After Clinton