John Avlon

  • News

    October 26, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    The 9/11 Eulogies

    Grace Giardina​"If you're the mayor's speechwriter, what's your job" after the Towers fall? You're going to start thinking about "how do you find something redemptive out of this attack? How do you try and encapsulate those emotions?"

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Giuliani Speechwriter: Unions, Not Wall Street, Wrecked Economy

    Giuliani speechwriter John Avlon asks at the Daily Beast, "What If New York Goes Bust?" But instead of answering the question with entertaining descriptions of urban decay and violence, he just tells us it's the fault of selfish teachers, police officers and firemen, and of Democrats' "notoriously c ... More >>

  • News

    January 18, 2005

    Bloomberg Tosses Money at GOP Foe

    A pesky political rival gets an offer from mayor's aides

  • News

    December 21, 2004