George Jefferson

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Sherman Hemsley Was A Gay! Deal With It!

    Nobody sputtered more comically than Sherman Hemsley, the enjoyably oafish and scheming George Jefferson from the classic sitcom The Jeffersons. I was sad to hear that he died last week. I was also horrified to hear him referred to over and over as "a lifelong bachelor."

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2011

    Ireland's Richest Man Declares Bankruptcy

    via RTE​Sean Quinn, once rated Ireland's richest man with a fortune estimated around €4 billion (about $6 billion), declared bankruptcy yesterday. The Irish Independent reports Quinn told a Belfast court he acquired untenable debts after investing in the failing Anglo Irish Bank. In technica ... More >>

  • Books

    November 22, 2005

    Table for Twelve

    From bar mitzvah memories to video game worlds, this year's coffee-table books offers sentimental journeys

  • News

    October 27, 1998

    Out of the Garret

    A new study examines the real economic life of artists