“With Donald Trump as the GOP front-runner,” Andrew Sullivan wrote on Facebook on April 1, “it seems to me a civic duty to get engaged with this election.” Fifteen months after the seemingly inexhaustible commentator announced one of his periodic retreats from blogging—“to decompress and get healthy for a while”—he…
Pat Jordan wrote a small piece on former NBA ref Tim Donaghy five years ago for the Times. Now, he’s got a bigger feature on Donaghy for New York Magazine:
"How does it feel?" the singer D'Angelo once famously asked. Feelings are elusive things. Yesterday, for instance, in linking to the news that an action figure of the Sexy Convict meme-person exists, New York magazine embedded a subheadline asking "How to feel about this?"
I'm in a taxi, trying to get to Yankee Stadium. I'm late and I've got my uniform on. But when I get there the guard won't let me in. He doesn't recognize me. So I find this hole in the fence and I'm trying to crawl through it, you know? But I can only get my head in. I can see Billy and White and Yogi and Casey. And…
One lucky lady just so happened to pick the right weekend to go club-hopping down in the Bahamas. And one lucky magazine just so happens to have her available to comment.
We've been hearing all week about how Yankees outfielder Gary Sheffield is a total whiner and apparently is misquoted as soon as he said something interesting, so we figured we'd just check out this infamous New York Magazine story and find out what the whole rigmarole was about.