While Madonna claimed in her Instagram post that age would not have been such a prominent topic in a profile of one her male contemporaries, the article does mention a handful of over-60 male musicians who have continued to tour and remain popular, like Bruce Springsteen, David Byrne, Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. Though it's worth noting that the youngest of that group, Byrne, is seven years older than Madonna, while Dylan and all the Rolling Stones are well into their seventies. … [Read more...] about Madonna Said She Felt ‘Raped’ by New York Times Magazine Profile
Artists can be eccentric, but the quirks of the Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo are legendary. He is said to have been terrified of thunderstorms and so pyrophobic that he rarely cooked his food, subsisting mostly on hard-boiled eggs that he prepared 50 at a time while heating glue for his art. He didn’t clean his studio. He didn’t trim the trees in his orchard. Giorgio Vasari, the Renaissance biographer, described Piero as living “more like a beast than a man.” … [Read more...] about Plagiarizing Wikipedia Is Still Plagiarism, at BuzzFeed or the New York
McCray’s desire for more diverse newsrooms is one shared by many. It also might reflect McCray’s interpretation of things like the Post’s decision to twist her candid description of her adjustment to parenthood into a headline calling her a “BAD MOM” and the attention local reporters recently devoted to her chief of staff’s failure to disclose that her longtime boyfriend has a criminal past. As for her call for stories that aren’t made up? Well, that seems pretty straightforward. … [Read more...] about Mayor de Blasio and Chirlane McCray Aren’t Happy With the New York
Anyone looking to call the castle their home, will be able to choose between taking a dip in the infinity pool, or the lagoon or the lake. … [Read more...] about Derek Jeter’s huge castle in upstate New York goes on sale for $15million (complete with an infinity pool, mini Statue of Liberty, lagoon and FOUR kitchens)
"This feature is media criticism and satire by the veteran journalist and commentator Michael Kinsley," Danielle Rhoades Ha, VP of corporate communications, explained in an email to Newsweek. "He is assessing the president and the mainstream media's coverage of the administration for the Times Opinion pages. If you haven't seen it, please look at the first installment of the column, which outlines the media criticism aspect of the column more fully." … [Read more...] about Why Is the New York Times Running a Column to Say Nice Things About Trump?
Rob Seubert of Silver Spring, Maryland, posted on the newspaper's web site: 'Do you fools realize that you also made a map for criminals to use to find homes to rob that have no guns in them to protect themselves? What a bunch of liberal boobs you all are.' … [Read more...] about Now Gossip site Gawker publishes names of ALL licensed gun owners in New York City