Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch
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?"
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 >>
A pesky political rival gets an offer from mayor's aides