Posts Tagged ‘new york times’

Did you ever have that experience where you notice something and then everything you read seems to confirm that little nugget you’ve noticed? So it is with me this week. I’ve been writing and noticing the ongoing emasculation of men in our culture and, today, I open the NY Times Thursday Styles section to see […]

There’s been a lot of buzz this week about tablets like the iPad, the Kindle Fire etc. and how they actually distract from reading and how, over the next few years, they will overtake PCs in terms of sales. When the iPad initially came out, I was a non-believer. I thought why do I need […]

There was a lot of back and forth between the NYPD and the OWS protestors yesterday but, in the end, what happened? That’s the question a lot of people are asking about this movement which celebrated its two-month existence with a lot of talk and civil disobedience. Don’t get me wrong. I think it is good […]

Have you ever wondered if those reviews you read on Amazon, TripAdvisor and Yelp are for real? Well, I have and now a reputable source is reporting there are a lot of fake reviews on Amazon, TripAdvisor and Yelp.

[Note: Today’s essay is a guest column from Ron Howell, a Brooklyn guy and former colleague at the New York Daily News. He posted this in his own blog Brooklyn Ron and it’s re-posted here with permission.] NY Times to Bed-Stuy: You’re Not Good Enough Yet for White People Let’s concede something at the outset.The […]

I have a home subscription to the NY Times and, as such, I sometimes get “special” offers concerning the arts and other happenings around town. The other day, I got such a special offer that, well, I nearly plotzed! The Times was offering three “special” packages to see Michael Feinstein at his eponymous club at the Regency […]

This is the image I saw on my kitchen table this morning when I came down for coffee, and honestly, I was shocked. The provocative ad (which is fitting since the ad is for the lingerie company Agent Provocateur) is featured on the front of the NY Times Styles section. Yes, it’s a hip section […]

Editor’s Note: This blog item is written by a friend of mine, Alec Sirken, a New Yorker who apparently can’t drink coffee in the a.m. without the NY Times. I told him to buy a Kindle where he could have just downloaded the damn paper wirelessly but, no, he has to live in the 20th […]