Larry McMurtry, Novelist of the American West, Dies at 84
In “Lonesome Dove,” “The Last Picture Show” and dozens more novels and screenplays, he offered unromantic depictions of a long mythologized region.
Michigan GOP chair Weiser rebuffs attacks on assassination, 'three witches' quips
"Ma'am, other than assassination, I have no other way other than voting out," Weiser said in response to a question about two Republican congressmen
Incoming TNR Editor Lays Out Boring Vision For Magazine In "Depressing" Meeting With Staff | Defector
In a meeting with staffers yesterday, the newly announced editor of The New Republic, current Daily Beast columnist Michael Tomasky, laid out his vision for the magazine. It is everything the formerly new TNR was not.