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The New York Times Magazine

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Gary Webb: Pariah No More

    A few months after Gary Webb killed himself with his dad's old pistol, I stood shirtless in my back yard, staring at the full moon. The sky was black and cloudless, the moon blurry. Earlier that night, I'd poured myself several splashes of single-malt scotch. I shook my fist in the air and screamed. ... More >>

  • Film

    March 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Ranchera Singers of All Time: The Complete List

    See also:*The 20 Greatest Songs of Vicente Fernández: The Complete List*Antonio Aguilar, Ranchera Legend, Gets Giant Statue of Him Unveiled in Los Angeles; His 10 Greatest Songs!*The 10 Best Songs of Ramon Ayala, Conjunto Norteño Legend and Accordion HeroTrying to explain what música ranchera is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    The 20 Greatest Ranchera Singers of All Time, No. 20-11

    See also:*The 20 Greatest Songs of Vicente Fernández: The Complete List*Antonio Aguilar, Ranchera Legend, Gets Giant Statue of Him Unveiled in Los Angeles; His 10 Greatest Songs!*The 10 Best Songs of Ramon Ayala, Conjunto Norteño Legend and Accordion HeroTrying to explain what música ranchera is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Lincoln Movie Not as Honest as Abe, Says UCI Professor and Expert on South Jon Wiener

    Disney opened Lincoln in 11 theaters on Nov. 9, expanded Steven Spielberg's historical saga to more North American theaters the next two weekends and now plans to go even wider thanks to more demand than there are movie seats.A UC Irvine history professor who caught the flick believes past and futur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    OC Register To Debut Sunday Magazine--And We're Not Talking Parade or The Mini Page

    Either the Orange County Register is reinventing itself as a magnificent daily, or they're taking one final, glorious charge toward doom in the name of great journalism.We've previously talked about new owner Aaron Kushner's ambitious plans to redefine OC's sole daily by rehiring a bunch of position ... More >>

  • Film

    September 6, 2012

    The Master of 'The Master'

    Paul Thomas Anderson talks 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film

  • Film

    April 26, 2012

    'Bernie' Features Murder In a Small Town

    Deep in the heart of Texas with Richard Linklater's latest

  • Film

    September 15, 2011

    'I Don't Know How She Does It' Sacrifices Nothing

    In the fantasy adaptation, working moms can have it all

  • Film

    August 25, 2011

    'Higher Ground' Is About Saving Herself

    Vera Farmiga tries to create a better role

  • Film

    July 28, 2011

    A History of Violence

    'The Interrupters' gets between the bodies and the guns

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Preview The National's New Album, High Violet

    www.myspace.com/thenational ​ I haven't been this excited about upcoming releases in a while, but it seems that 2010 is the year that all my favorite bands are putting out new music. There's Interpol's upcoming album, the New Pornographers' Together, out tomorrow, and the National's new set, due ... More >>

  • News

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Zombies Protest UCI Budget Cuts

    Jason Davis / ucibudget.blogspot.com​"Being president of the University of California is like being manager of a cemetery: there are many people under you, but no one is listening" -- Mark Yudof, UC President, to the New York Times Magazine. Clever quote, but perhaps not so amusing for the people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Sanchez for Governor: I'm In, I'm Out, Maybe I'm Back In, Perhaps Not

    Several thousand words into Mark Leibovich's 8,000-word New York Times Magazine piece titled "Who Can Possibly Govern California?" our own superstar Latina of Congress pops up briefly.Recently I called Loretta Sanchez, the outspoken and increasingly visible Democratic congresswoman from Orange Count ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Nixon Apologist Remembers Bill Hicks' Ultimate Letterman Snub

    Following Friday night's airing, 15 years after the fact, of Bill Hicks' 12th appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman, which was originally censored by the host himself that October 1993 night, a touching remembrance of the late, great, politically charged comedian comes from an unlikely so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2007

    Rick Rubin: Music Biz Savior?

    The New York Times Magazine's Lynn Hirschberg ponders this crucial matter and concludes that Rubin, the Def Jam impresario/producer (Jay-Z, Beastie Boys, Slayer, Dixie Chicks, Johnny Cash and 17,000 others) who's now employed by Columbia Records, just may be the mensch to prevent this Titanic from ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 26, 2007

    The Stall of Fame

    In his gonzo media memoir, Glasgow Phillips watches himself turn into an asshole

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    Dry Rot, Fraud and Elections

    In today's New York Times, Bob Herbert surveys the state of democracy and the quality of elections in the US, and concludes, These are not scenes from a flourishing democracy. If you're looking to put a positive spin on the current state of politics and government in the U.S., you've got your work c ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 3, 2006

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Special three-pregunta edition

  • Film

    November 6, 2003

    Bullshit Detected

    Stephen Glass, Chuck Lane and the big dust-up at TNR

  • Features

    July 10, 2003

    Burying the Dead

    Famous war correspondent Gordon Dillow struggles with his truth

  • Music

    May 15, 2003

    Sold On Selling Out

    Or: How I learned to stop bitching and love a TV commercial

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Mondo Washington

    Fossil Fools

  • Film

    April 26, 2001

    Dogs, Bodies

    Amores Perros owes more to Quentin Tarantino than to Diego Rivera

  • Culture

    October 5, 2000

    Mother Ocean

    A little dippiness, much fun in san clemente

  • News

    March 30, 2000

    Bigger Than the Beatles

    UC Irvine professor Jon Wieners fight for John Lennons FBI file reveals something ugly about democracy in America

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