Noreen Malone
Staff Writer

Silicon Valley Is Insensitive to Homeless People
July 29, 2013

According to his Twitter profile, Francis Pedraza, founder of Everest, seeks to lead his team "towards our vision of unlocking human potential." It's an interesting goal to consider in light of what Pedraza said last week.

Why Washington Is So Sick of Rosario Dawson
July 23, 2013

Last week, Politico published a list of the fifty "Politicos to Watch." Perhaps the sexiest category on the list (unless you’ve got a thing for “Data Gurus” or “K Street Jumpers”) was “Politically Active Celebrities,” featuring Bradley Cooper, Kerry

The #ThisTown Hashtag Proves the Book's Point
July 15, 2013

Mark Leibovich's This Town, released tomorrow, is a chronicle of Washington, D.C.'s political-media class's unparalleled insideriness. Perhaps nothing proves the author's point more than the chatter surrounding the publication of the book.

Tufts Used #YOLO in an Admissions Question. Here Are Its Rejected Options
July 12, 2013

On this year's application form, Tufts University asked prospective students to answer, as one of their essay questions: "The ancient Romans started it when they coined the phrase 'Carpe diem.' Jonathan Larson proclaimed 'No day but today!' and most

Look How Delighted Spitzer and Weiner Are to Be Back on the Trail
July 09, 2013

Elliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner have something in common: no, not that. Both men, back on the campaign trail, have been working forced expressions, almost approaching rigor moris in their set-ness.

Sushi, Muffins, and Hipsters
July 08, 2013

A complete guide to gentrification in The New York Times.

Is Manhattan Getting Brooklynized?
July 01, 2013

Café Grumpy, thanks to its recent star turn in "Girls," is as decent a symbol as any other of this century’s version of Brooklyn.

Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann, and the Politics of Google Glass
June 28, 2013

Newt Gingrich is a man of futurist, science-fictional proclivities. Remember his campaign dreams of a moon colony, for instance?

Great Plains
June 27, 2013

Psychic twins are the centerpiece of the novelist's latest.

Sorry Seems to Be the Easiest Word
June 25, 2013

Any toddler knows how to feign just enough contrition to get out of trouble.