the daily howler
musings on the mainstream "press corps" and the american discourse
As Nicholas Kristof endorses persuasion...
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021 ...Dolly Parton shows one way it's done: We don't love the headlines on Nicholas Kristof's new column. ...
TIMES AND TOWN: A good, decent person has read many books!
THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021 But do his assessments make sense?: Professor Ibram X. Kendi was featured in Sunday's New York Times. He was al...
The Post tells (half of) the sexism story!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021 Jessica Goldstein gets it (half) right: We'll guess that Jessica Goldstein's report is headed for the magaz...
TIMES AND TOWN: We loved what Professor Kendi said...
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021 ...until we possibly didn't: On Sunday, in its Book Review section, the New York Times interviewed Ibram X. Ke...
What kind of person is Donald McNeil?
TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021 We can think of several answers: Yesterday afternoon, we read Donald McNeil's lengthy account of the events whic...
TIMES AND TOWN: Lucky Luke (French) as the day's top report!
TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2021 Is this performative virtue?: Last Monday morning, the analysts woke us to say that the Times was possibly at it aga...
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