SOUTHESSEXARTSANDCULTURE

SOUTHESSEXARTSANDCULTURE

Over the past decade, the ESPN host Bomani Jones has become an increasingly visible and popular commentator on sports—and on the commentary surrounding them. Jones, who is thirty-eight, received two master’s degrees in economics, from Claremont Graduate University and the University of North Carolina, and then began writing about popular culture and athletics. He joined […]

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WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—A leading candidate to replace the White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, was disqualified after telling the truth repeatedly on his job application, the White House has confirmed. According to the White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, the candidate got high marks in his job interview by demonstrating “utter disregard […]

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Listen with: iTunes WNYC Stitcher TuneIn Robert Caro, a historian and a biographer, has achieved a singular place in American letters by chronicling the masters of the art of political power. He talks with David Remnick about his early days as a newspaper reporter, and about how his interview technique resembles psychoanalysis. The New Yorker […]

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In January and February of 1974, Bob Dylan embarked on his first concert tour following an eight-year hiatus after a devastating motorcycle accident that he suffered in 1966. It was a reunion tour with the Band, commemorated in the double album “Before the Flood.” During that tour, Dylan set a theme that continues in his […]

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