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New York Times

  1. where's the beef?
    Madonna Says That New York Times Profile Made Her ‘Feel Raped’“DEATH TO THE PATRIARCHY”
  2. stand-up
    Seinfeld Somehow Talks Nanette, Louis C.K., Roseanne, Cosby All in One InterviewHe loves Nanette!
  3. New York Times Writer Regrets Spoiling Batman’s Wedding in HeadlineThere has been a reader backlash.
  4. podcast review
    Caliphate Is a Breathtaking Investigation of ISISThe New York Times podcast answers an essential question: “Who are we fighting, anyway?”
  5. the break with michelle wolf
    Michelle Wolf Knows Why the Times’ Op-ed Page Is So Kooky“Write a slavery-denial take, come on get on the ball!”
  6. based on a true story
    Annapurna, Plan B Developing a Movie About Weinstein ReportingExpect a project similar to Spotlight.
  7. Why the New York Times Is Making a Podcast About ISISCaliphate is a stunner of a podcast. Here’s how it all came together.
  8. the industry
    Quentin Tarantino Addresses Uma Thurman’s Times Piece, Kill Bill Car Accident“Again, that is one of the biggest regrets of my life.”
  9. where's the beef?
    New York Times Is Definitely Not Bitter About The Post, Why Would You Even Ask?Feud: The New York Times and The Post.
  10. the industry
    New York Times to Shift Red-Carpet Coverage Following #MeTooGlitz, gowns, and one of its Weinstein investigative reporters.
  11. legal troubles
    New York Times Fired Lawyer Who Helped in Harvey Weinstein’s ‘Spying Operation’David Boies’s law firm was reportedly working for the Times while writing Harvey Weinstein’s contract with a private-investigation firm.
  12. the industry
    Ex-NYT Reporter Claims Weinstein Asked Damon to Help Kill 2004 Story; NYT DeniesThe Wrap editor Sharon Waxman trades accusations with top Times editors, says Weinstein pressured celebrity friends to help kill the story.
  13. book drama
    Author of YA Book Cut From Best-seller List Claims No Attempt to Game the SystemLani Sarem says, to her knowledge, there was no plan to boost Handbook for Mortals’ sales numbers.
  14. books
    Legendary New York Times Book Critic Michiko Kakutani Is Stepping DownAt the same time as Kakutani’s depature, Parul Sehgal has been named book critic.
  15. roll clip!
    Late Show Parodies New York Times Commercial With Its Own ‘Trump Is’ Ad“Trump is America’s gullible uncle.”
  16. oscars 2017
    The New York Times Airs Commercial During Oscars That Fires Back at Donald TrumpTrump responded by repeating his lie about the paper “failing.”
  17. sequential art
    New York Times Kills Comics Best-seller Lists“It certainly isn’t good for business.”
  18. theater drama
    New York Times Rejects Hello, Dolly! AdAwkward.
  19. Lin-Manuel Miranda Pens New York Times Op-EdDoing his best not to leave you helpless.
  20. new yorker festival
    Toni Morrison Has Some Words for the New York TimesThe iconic novelist takes issue with what she calls the media’s “manipulation” of words and language.
  21. How Walt Maguire, Forensic Puppeteer, Spends His Sundays, by Walt Maguire I’m usually up by 6, then back to bed by 7, then up by 7:30. Sunday mornings I like to sleep in until 9. I take the dog out for a walk, pick […]
  22. media gossip
    TV Fans Won’t Have Alessandra Stanley to Kick Around AnymoreNow she’ll be a reporter.
  23. from the department of not getting it
    Alessandra Stanley Issued a Non-Apology“I so often write arch, provocative ledes that are then undercut or mitigated by the paragraphs that follow.”
  24. shondaland
    3 NYT Editors Approved Rhimes Article [Updated]“The readers and commentators are correct to protest this story,” says public editor Margaret Sullivan.
  25. Aubrey Plaza Insists She’s Not Always Mocking People“I think it’s just the tone of my voice that throws people off. Zooey Deschanel recently told me, ‘Everything that you say to someone sounds […]
  26. Nathan Fielder on Embracing His Own Awkwardness for ‘Nathan for You’“Usually if someone gives you a social cue that he feels uncomfortable with something you’ve said, you’ll jump in with a caveat and move on. […]
  27. naming names
    How the Sulzbergers Influenced Gilmore Girls“It wasn’t even veiled — the word ‘berger’ is in there.”
  28. Catching Up with Mike Myers After Six Years Out of the Spotlight“I don’t have a normal career. I never have and never will, and I’ve been happy with that since the beginning. It’s a world of quirk.” -Mike […]
  29. Postmodern Love, by Erin SomersThe writer Erin Somers sits down to write a “Modern Love” column1. The subject is the truncated, never-realized dalliance between herself and […]
  30. this is just ridiculous
    Amazing Quotes From Kanye’s Times InterviewNo surprise, they’re also the most tweeted.
  31. The Complete Guide to Everything: Summer Movies 2013Even though it’s Spring, it’s still time for this Summer’s blockbuster movies to premiere and Tim and Tom are here with their preview. This […]
  32. pub crawl
    Professional Drinker Rosie Schaap Tells Us Her 13 Favorite Movie Bar ScenesConsider it a pub crawl through the movies.
  33. Andrew Santino Wins The New York Times Comedy Challenge But No CashStandup Andrew Santino has just been voted the winner of The New York Times 2nd Annual Comedy Challenge, in which six up-and-comers all perform […]
  34. Do Your Part and Vote for the ‘New York Times’ Comedy ChallengeThe New York Times is holding its 2nd Annual Comedy Challenge this week. Six different comedians each tell their best clean joke, and then […]
  35. How Much Do Your Favorite Comedians Make?Jason Zinoman and Megan Angelo over at The New York Times have a great piece today detailing how much money several different types of […]
  36. ‘NY Times’ Writer Really, Really Hates the Overuse of the Phrase ‘Really?’“I could successfully argue that the ‘Really?’ epidemic on scripted shows is lazy writing; why do the hard work of spinning meaningful dialogue […]
  37. Tig Notaro Releasing a New Book of Autobiographical Essays“Living my normal life, I already had plenty to write about. Now after experiencing the highest of highs and lowest of lows of a lifetime, […]
  38. Kevin Hart: Turning Personal Tragedy Into Comedy Superstardom“’When you first hear it,’ says Mr. Hart, a compact, energetic comedian, ‘you’re like: “What? Your dad was on drugs? That’s crazy.”’ Still […]
  39. The Complete Guide To Everything: The New York Times’ WilliamsburgA spoiler-free review of The Dark Knight Rises, how old is Alfred, a lesser IMAX, the problem with Baskin Robbins inside of Dunkin’ Donuts, […]
  40. The Tightrope Act of Improv Comedy“An art form without an author, improv comedy is sometimes compared to a high-wire act, but truly to understand the level of difficulty, […]
  41. There Is A Play About the ‘Cape Feare’ Episode of ‘The Simpsons’Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play is the name of a real play currently running in Washington. It tells the story of a future where there is no […]
  42. Comedians Be Writing MemoirsFor the New York Times, Jason Zinoman writes about the post-Bossypants world of comedian memoirs, which I assume is in honor of the recently […]
  43. Girls is the Whitest Show on Television, Other Than Every Other ShowThe New York Times used the race-based Girls backlash (opposed to the class and nepotism based backlash) to look at how race is represented on […]
  44. Telling Stories in New YorkOver at the Times, comedy critic Jason Zinoman takes a look this week at the flourishing storytelling scene in NYC, talking about stories and […]
  45. Yeah, Why Don’t Comedies Win More Oscars?Well, the Oscars are this Sunday and it’s starting to look like Bridesmaids really isn’t going to get that surprise last-minute Best Picture […]
  46. Eddie Brill Responds to His New York Times ProfileEddie Brill was the subject of Jason Zinoman’s comedy column last week in the New York Times, and he didn’t come off looking too good. The most […]
  47. Snore, Another Article Breaking Down Louis C.K.’s Comic Genius, WhateverReally, you’re not completely tired of reading articles about Louis C.K.? I don’t believe you. You won’t instantly burst into flames if forced […]
  48. oscar race 2011
    Watch the New York Times’ ‘Touch of Evil’ Series“A video gallery of cinematic villainy,” performed by a crop of this year’s biggest actors.
  49. Talking to Jason Zinoman, the New Comedy Critic for the New York TimesA couple weeks ago, the New York Times debuted its newest column, one focusing on comedy. Previously, the paper’s coverage of comedy generally […]
  50. Studio 60 Characters’ Twitter Ghostwriters Finally UnveiledSo the New York Times ran an article today about how Twitter is “a virtual workshop” for “performers and writers up and down the comedy food […]
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