Paul Grossinger: “Who would I talk to affiliated with Beto O’Rourke about being a major donor if he chooses to run in 2020 and hosting/cohosting fundraising events on his behalf?”
☞ Major donor is limited to $2,700 in the primary, so no need to talk to anyone – just contribute if he runs.
If he […]
I guess they could lead one to just not try . . . to “eat, live, and be merry.” But perhaps the better take-away is: it’s time to get serious […]
But first, I wouldn’t mind being the guy who saved your life, or the life of a loved one, someday, so I […]
But first . . .
The Apple Boys is a $15 off-off-Broadway hidden treat: talent, humor, singing, and turn-of-the-Century New York fun. Reminds me vaguely of the silliness of Nunsense, which played for 25 years, but without the nuns. Or the intermission. Little more than an hour and you’re off to dinner.
I think we can all agree that a Wyomingite should have 65 times more Senate representation per capita than a Californian — it’s in the Constitution and that’s not going to change.
We are not a majority rule country. Ask Gore. Ask Clinton.
But just as the National Popular Vote initiative is a practical workaround […]
Oh, to have such a president now: honorable, brave, experienced, thoughtful, modest, compassionate.
The sixth of seven Bag Man podcasts dropped last week and I’m telling you: you must listen to this series. The final line of Episode Six will knock your socks off for its relevance to today. But don’t cheat: start […]
Here are five: Mike Birbiglia, Friedrich Trump; Al Lowenstein; Anthony Scaramucci; Sandy Kominsky. (Women? Tina Brown has launched a great new podcast. Trans? Tina Brown’s first episode is an interview with Jill Soloway, whose psychiatrist dad became her second mom a few years ago, so she wrote Transparent — get it? trans parent? — and not that […]
The sixth of seven Bag Man podcasts dropped yesterday and I’m telling you: you must listen to this series. Some of my young friends don’t even know who Spiro Agnew was; others, like me, had no idea how dramatic the real, full story was.
What do you do when there’s a criminal […]
Anna Haynes: “I searched your site for ‘divest’ ‘fossil’ and nothing came up. What advice do you have for doing low-effort management of an IRA, to still have mostly index funds but not fossil fuels? How to (easily) find reputable well-chosen index funds that are at least low in fossil-fuel-related stocks?”
☞ You are wonderful […]
My friend Tym wants to send him a note, but doesn’t have his address:
Dear Mr. Scaramucci,
My name is Artyom Matusov, and I attended the SplinterNews viewing of your documentary Monday night in Manhattan, where you appeared afterward for a discussion with Hamilton Nolan (I was sitting near the front, wearing a black […]
Quote of the Day
On Hollywood Squares, gay comedy writer Bruce Vilanch was asked: You are the most popular fruit in America. What are you? His answer: Humble. (The correct answer? Banana.)~.
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