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Joe Hagan

  1. Matt Lauer and the Decline of TodayRevisiting New York’s 2013 cover story.
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    The Long, Bizarre Relationship Between Jann Wenner and Mick JaggerMaybe he should have thought twice before naming his magazine Rolling Stone.
  3. Benghazi and the BombshellIs Lara Logan too toxic to return to 60 Minutes?
  4. Hillary in MidairShe’s learned from her mistakes. Three years before November 8, 2016, she’s working hard to be relaxed, calm, easy. But, all the while, the old […]
  5. The Suit in the NewsroomAn unusual Times executive— for unusual times.
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    The Defiantly Weird Wayne Coyne Gets DarkHis new album with the Flaming Lips, The Terror, is a jagged, dyspeptic ramble of hypnotic beats spiked with psychedelic echoes and atonal bleats
  7. Long Night at TodayAnd for this he wakes up at 4 a.m.?
  8. ink-stained wretches
    Tinkerer-in-Chief Bolts Times: Joe Sexton’s Innovative, Profane Reign“If you’re going to work somewhere else, I’m staying home. Forever.”
  9. the donald
    Trump: Interest in New York Times in ‘Evaluation Stage’“I think there’s a lot of dissension in the family.”
  10. pipe dreams
    Donald Trump Exploring Improbable Ways He Might Buy the New York TimesCould the Donald woo the Grey Lady?
  11. ink-stained wretches
    Major Shakeout Looms for Top New York Times Editors“Begging and pleading” to shrink the top of the masthead.
  12. Blues CruiseSteaming past Guantánamo, en route to the Cayman Islands, a boatload of Republicans ponder the plight of a party at sea.
  13. Wan Welcome for New Times BossNewsroom wonders: Are we sure about this guy?
  14. Is Mark Thompson the Next Judy Miller?Arthur Sulzberger Jr. is standing by his new CEO despite a possible cover-up.
  15. Bush in the WildernessW.’s little brother wrestles with a complicated legacy—and positions himself for the next chance.
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    Limo Debates With the American Crossroads BossTalking energy deregulation in the back of a car with two right-wing heavy hitters in Tampa.
  17. Ralph Reed on Robocalls, Mormons, and Koch “Have you ever looked at some of the things we believe?”
  18. A New York Times WhodunitWho slew Times CEO Janet Robinson? Was it Arthur Sulzberger’s new lady friend? The advertising market? The frustrated web guru? Or the am […]
  19. A Send-Off for Hitch: Live from the Christopher Hitchens MemorialFriends remember the scourge of Henry Kissinger and Mother Teresa.
  20. “It Won’t Hurt You. It’s Vapor.”How a cynical stoner Johnny Carson disciple with a habit of going too far managed to occupy an important place in the national conversation.
  21. The Coming Tsunami of SlimeHow Super-PACs, vulnerable candidates, and armies of mercenaries will converge to create the ugliest campaign ever.
  22. An Evening With Hitch: From Iraq Abyss, One ‘Can’t Jump Out’ Two days after the Iraq War came to an end, so did one of its biggest promoters.
  23. Tweet ScienceTwitter is building a machine to convert 140 characters on Barack Obama, Ashton Kutcher, narcissism, the struggle for human freedom, and Starbuc […]
  24. Rove, KarlChoreographer of a war presidency.
  25. A Strange Man Is Following YouShouting about mind-control assassins, the 9/11 conspiracy, and the Bilderberg Group, radio host Alex Jones has cornered the bi-partisan parano […]
  26. Goddangit, Baby, We’re Making Good TimeWith a new master plan for the GOP, Karl Rove is revving up for a comeback.
  27. The Return of Governor Moonbeam…And other hallucinations from the Golden State.
  28. What Would a Maverick Do?John McCain, still at war.
  29. The Cheney Government in ExileThe former vice-president has a plan to ensure his legacy: the political future of his daughter Liz.
  30. The Dow Zero InsurgencyThe nothing-can-be-believed chaos of the financial crisis created a golden opportunity for a blog run by a mysterious ex-hedge-funder with a dod […]
  31. Tenacious GInside Goldman Sachs, America’s most successful, cynical, envied, despised, and (in its view, anyway) misunderstood engine of capitalism.
  32. Let There Be DoomThe paradoxically soothing effects of very, very heavy metal.
  33. The Most Powerless Powerful Man on Wall StreetHow Citi CEO Vikram Pandit finally reached the top— just in time to see the financial system, Citigroup, and all his dreams com […]
  34. Stock-Surfing the TsunamiOrdinary investors may flee the market’s dizzying ups and downs, but Peter Milman and his kind hang on tight while riding the giant waves of unc […]
  35. ink-stained wretches
    Son of Sulzberger to Return to New YorkArthur Gregg Sulzberger, the 28-year-old son of ‘Times’ publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr., is leaving his job as a reporter at the ‘Oregonian’ newspaper to return to New York and the ‘Times.’
  36. in other news
    Rather’s RevengeMaybe he isn’t nuts after all.
  37. Bleeding ‘Times’ BloodWhich is more important to a 25-year-old Ochs-Sulzberger heir: the sense of honor that comes with owning the New York Times, or enough […]
  38. intel
    Matt Lauer on MSNBC: ‘Maybe a Unified Network Would Be Nice’Matt Lauer and his executive producer have a few laughs with us about the madness at their sister network.
  39. early and often
    Fight for Obama, ‘Vanity Fair’ Tickets Consumes DNCLines around the block!
  40. early and often
    Hillary Still Winking at Her SupportersClinton looked at the huge crowd in attendance and said, “If I’d known I had this many delegates…” The audience whooped knowingly.
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    Denver Dispatch: David Brooks’s Avant-Garde FashionWe caught up with the conservative columnist, who’s been looking rather dapper lately. So why won’t his daughter and his mother support his snazzy sartorial choices?
  42. A Punk in ExileTod A. lit out for parts unknown when W. was reelected—and made an album of his journeys.
  43. Only the Men SurviveThe crash of Zoe Cruz.
  44. Roger & HimBrian McNamee is an upstanding citizen (or a man with a shady past) who was best friends with Roger Clemens (or just worked for him) and who des […]
  45. Dan Rather’s Last Big Story Is HimselfAfter the Bush National Guard story exploded on CBS’ corporate brass, Dan Rather says, the fix was in and he was the fall guy. So he filed a […]
  46. The Sucker Wears a WireHow’s a lowly day trader to survive in the new, high-stakes Wall Street? Cheat. Then flip.
  47. Alas, Poor CouricBut pity her not.
  48. The Time of Their LivesThe last three managing editors of Time were good friends, all members of an elite club. Now the newest one has been charged with blowing […]
  49. The Once and Future KissingerAs another failed war threatens to tarnish his legacy, Henry Kissinger attempts to clarify his record—by evading, skirting, stretching, hedging, […]
  50. The United States of America vs. Bill KellerHow hard is it to be executive editor of the New York Times today? The White House calls him a traitor. He gets roasted every day on talk […]
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