Archive for the ‘Gotham Diary’ Category

Gotham Diary:
Transport
3 July 2012

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Today at the DBR: TED and my discontents.

Gotham Diary:
Platelets
2 July 2012

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Today at the DBR: Off to the doctor, wondering when health care reform will get serious.

Gotham Diary:
Auer’s
28 June 2012

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Move Auer Way: it is the vagueness of my childhood recollections that is the most authentic thing about them.

Gotham Diary:
Déformation
27 June 2012

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Kwasi Kwarteng’s Ghosts of Empire, a book with important lessons for Americans that have nothing to do with empire.

Gotham Diary:
On Blogging
26 June 2012

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Felix Salmon’s thoughts about blogging — easier said than done, in my experience. Also a few words about EH Carr’s lectures, What Is History?

Gotham Diary:
In the News
25 June 2012

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Today at the DBR: No fewer than five stories from yesterday’s Times caught my attention.

Gotham Diary:
Endeavour
21 June 2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Today at the DBR: From Endeavour to Season Six of Lewis — that’s a lot of dreaming spires.

Gotham Diary:
Virtual
19 June 2012

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Two passages from books just read show up the power of “print culture” to intrigue and inspire, and that of visual culture to swamp and drown.

Gotham Diary:
Just Go
18 June 2012

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Bill Keller challenges Cardinal  Dolan, and Stephen Biddle says “let’s pretend.”

Gotham Diary:
Hits
15 June 2012

Friday, June 15th, 2012

 

Today at the DBR: Reading about Elizabeth Taylor’s attempt to be a writer while being a woman, and comparing it to the mindlessness of overheard barbershop talk.

Gotham Diary:
Bureau
14 June 2012

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Health Mix.

Gotham Diary:
Example
13 June 2012

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Worried sick about the likes of Bryan Fischer.

Gotham Diary:
Periphery
12 June 2012

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Colm Tóibín’s New Way to Kill Your Mother, a grandly entertaining collection of essays about writers and their families, surfaced from a pile of books over the weekend.

Gotham Diary:
Canines
11 June 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Today at the DBR: What were they thinking, those two directors (Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod), when they made Bel Ami?

Gotham Diary:
Sitters, cont’d
8 June 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Surviving thwartation.

Gotham Diary:
Sitters
7 June 2012

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Today at the DBR: A tale of two babysitters.

Gotham Diary:
Arrogant Hoo-haw
6 June 2012

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Not best pleased by The Columnist.

Gotham Diary:
Sinister
5 June 2012

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Watching Stephen Poliakoff’s Capturing Mary, and wondering what it’s all about.

Gotham Diary:
Men and Their Grossness
4 June 2012

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Today at the DBR: Elizabeth Taylor — the novelist — looks at “silly” women.

Gotham Diary:
Doctrinally Focused
1 June 2012

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Today at the DBR: What would be the doctrine that today’s Roman Catholic laity might focus on?