New York Herald Tribune

How the GOP Destroyed its Moderates
October 05, 2012

Moderate Republicanism is not intellectually dead. So where is it?

This Man Has Identified a Piece of Amelia Earhart's Lost Plane—and May Really Know What Happened to Her
June 23, 2012

Ric Gillespie has been tracking Earhart's fateful journey for years. Now, he has a piece of her plane.

The BACKLOT: ‘Breathless’ at 50
May 27, 2010

As Jean-Luc Godard’s Breathless comes up for reissue (50 years after its debut), all too many film writers lapse into nostalgia for their own fondness. In The Huffington Post, Patty Zohn offers an enjoyable essay about how she went to Paris (in 1970) and found the film still playing, and how she saw herself in Jean Seberg’s Patricia—the student soaking up the New Wave and the old Paris. Well, I’ve met Ms.

Thelonious Monk Does ‘Blue Monk’ as Count Basie Ogles
February 04, 2010

Click here to discover what will be inside our newest feature, “The Famous Door.” Since I've taken the name for this new feature from a storied old jazz club, I thought I should start the series with a video that features a person who not only played in the place but who also named one of his signature pieces "52nd Street Theme"--Thelonious Monk. This clip of a different tune of his, "Blue Monk," is an excerpt from a 1950s TV series called "The Seven Lively Arts," which devoted an episode to jazz.