Pat Kiernan told us once, "Being a New Yorker is a state of mind. Not something on your birth certificate. The qualifications: some combination of knowledge of the city, love of the city, length of time here, and comfort with both defending and criticizing the city." Included in part one of that cla ... More >>
Today is the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's death. His senseless murder on December 8th, 1980 was hard to sort out at the time--"the anonymous eating the famous like a cannibal feasting on testicles," as Robert Christgau wrote in these pages--and not much easier to parse now. In memory of ... More >>
via onlinemusicnews.wordpressToday marks the 30th anniversary of the death of John Lennon. He was infamously murdered by Mark David Chapman in New York City on December 8, 1980. This anniversary, people all over the world and the Web are mourning in different ways. Here are a few of our favor ... More >>
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• President Obama has unveiled a $50 billion public-works plan to revive the economy, and is asking Congress to pass tax breaks that would let businesses write off 100 percent of their new capital investments through 2011. [WSJ, AP]