Ron Rosenbaum

A Lox on Your House
January 29, 2013

On the way to becoming the Downton Abbey of smoked fish, lox sold its soul and lost its flavor

American Shylock: Arnold Rothstein (1882–1928)
October 24, 2012

As a new World Series starts, Ron Rosenbaum remembers the gangster who fixed the 1919 World Series.

Ah, Watergate!
June 20, 2012

"I AM AWARE," H. R. Haldeman writes, "that I there is a cult of people in this country who collect every scrap of information about Watergate because of its many fascinating mysteries." He's more than aware: his memoir. The Ends of Power, is a seething nest of almost every conceivable scrap of Watergate conspiracy theory developed to date. The Democratic Trap Theory, the CIA Trap Theory, the Blackmail Demand Theory: you name it, H. R. Bob buys it.