I got curious about Newtown Road, which runs through my neighborhood in Astoria, Queens (home of no Amazon headquarters, yay!!). Newtown is an odd street, in that it cuts diagonally through almost all of Astoria, a neighborhood otherwise situated in a careful street-and-avenue grid. So I did some digging. Turns out back in the 19th […]
It’s not just Trump. The most powerful special interest group in the Republican Party may be Vladimir Putin.
My second day in Ireland with Corky was supposed to be the day she ran the Cork City Marathon. Instead, a couple of weeks before the race her doctor advised her that a nagging foot injury would need some time off, so we just watched and cheered. A shame, because pre-race scouting suggested she had a […]
What first seems like a procedural murder mystery is Stephen King’s return to monster-driven pulp horror. King rarely fails to deliver a great read, and The Outsider is no exception.
Even if we fix the immediate crisis, we will bear the scars of the Trump administration for generations.