Monthly Archives: January 2013

How He Did

“How’m I doin’?” Ed Koch’s ubiquitous question to New York City during his three terms as mayor (1978-1989), an arguably more interesting time in the city than now (and you’ll get no argument from me), was always complicated to answer. … Continue reading

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Enormity of Solitude

Far from the emptiness of the Siberian Taiga where Russian filmmaker Dmitry Vasyukov spent a year shooting spectacular images of a vanishing way of life, Werner Herzog spotted a rare parking place while driving on a friend’s Los Angeles street … Continue reading

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Well, East Coast Guys Are Hip…*

In 1972, Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey bought the Church estate in Montauk and named it Eothen–“at first light” in Greek. Their realtor and friend, a former art director at Vogue, Tina Fredricks (who was the co-listing broker when we … Continue reading

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This Is 40: Roe v. Wade, 2013

Terry O’Neill, president of National Organization for Women, a tireless fighter for women’s rights, will lead a candlelight vigil tomorrow, January 22, from 5:00-6:00 pm, at the U.S. Supreme Court to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The Court’s … Continue reading

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Happy, healthy new year. Snow upstate, dry streets in the city, we approach the artificial start line and race toward a new batch of unknown unknowns (at least old Donald R was good for an endlessly amusing turn of phrase)–which … Continue reading

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