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The Worst Man | The New Republic

When Americans talked or wrote about Kim Jong Il, we often tended to play up his eccentricities: his ridiculous sunglasses, his towering hair, his platform shoes, his interest in movies. The 24 hours since the announcement of Kim’s death have been no exception. Huffington Post quickly published a fashion retrospective …

Well..If YOU Say So!

During Charlie Sheen’s Tuesday performance at Washington, D.C.’s DAR Constitution Hall, the actor-turned-sideshow confessed that he’s one of those who are unconvinced of President Barack Obama’s citizenship.   Sheen cited a Huffington Post presidential poll that, he said, “had me annihilating that lunatic from Alaska,” former Gov. Sarah Palin. Other polls, …

Royal Wedding, Groundbreaking Coverage – NYTimes.com

PARIS — It may not be the first royal wedding of the digital era, but it is the first full-on British royal wedding of the digital era in which a potential future king of Britain will marry. So, when Prince William weds Kate Middleton on April 29, the event will …

Small but Feisty, The Week Grows as Other Magazines Lag – NYTimes.com

Somewhere along the line, utility became a bad word at news magazines. And that’s where The Week saw an opening. While magazines like Time and Newsweek published heavy essays, distinguished guest columnists and artful photo spreads, The Week embraced magazine journalism at its most functional and stripped down. Small photographs. …