Posts Tagged ‘harvard’

Former City Paper Food Critic: Times-Picayune Laid Me Off for Winning Fellowship

Like another 200 people on the New Orleans Times-Picayune's staff, former Young & Hungry writer and current Times-Picayune food critic Brett Anderson was fired today. But Anderson tells the Post's Erik Wemple (also a City Paper alum) that he was told he was being let go for an unusual reason: his recently-awarded Nieman Fellowship to study for a year [...]

Morning Roundup: The Ivy Leagues, Hustlers and Realism Edition

Morning everyone. Today’s Tuesday, I believe it’s cold, and there’s a chance of rain.
In case you missed it, the Hirshhorn Museum received a new art installation last night–a patch of realism. Guess nakedness was already taken.
Prom dates are always such a fuss. Should you ask him? Should you wait for him to ask you? Will [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Dan Snyder’s Looking for a Few Good Collections Agents?

Tis the season to adopt a greyhound. Though D.C. isn't near any dog tracks — the closest racing outposts can be found about five hours away in Wheeling, W..V. — the city is a hotbed of greyhound adoption. (My favorite adopted greyhound of all time, Craig Brownstein's Scout, is pictured here. Here's their story.)
Adoption's a [...]

Washington Post Nails Gates React Scoop

The Washington Post's Krissah Williams has a great piece based on an interview with Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., following his bogus arrest last week for breaking into his own home. The killer quote in this piece comes when Gates is talking about the large white police officer who entered his home and arrested [...]