2024-07-24 10:49 AM

Press Pass: Jeremy Fisher

It's hard not to have empathy for the protagonist featured in Jeremy Fisher's self-made music video of his most popular song to date. The main character in the rock and roll love ballad is the sort that gives temporary satisfaction and because of it, often finds him or herself being used repeatedly in ultimately destructive […]

Paul Krugman: The Dilbert Strategy

Anyone who has worked in a large organization — or, for that matter, reads the comic strip "Dilbert" — is familiar with the "org chart" strategy.

Off Track: Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle

The common perception is that diving into an industry in which your father is famous is both a blessing and a curse. For Justin Townes Earle, son of Steve Earle, that perception holds true, though he's not too concerned with the latter.

Press Pass: The Hooters

There's a cliched concept in music that an artist's first album is the easiest one to make because it's the album they've been waiting their whole life to make.

Picking Splinters: Wolf Will Wow Ya

Wolf knows no fear, however those who oppose him are well acquainted with it. (Photo: Courtesy NBC)

In the brief time that the revamped “American Gladiators” has been on the air, Don “Hollywood” Yates, better known by his gladiatorial name of Wolf, has established himself as a fan favorite, perhaps even the face of the show. With a mane of scraggly, possibly feathered hair, a blood curdling howl, an arsenal of smack-rich […]

Press Pass: Devon Sproule and Paul Curreri

Devon Sproule

Over the breadth of history, love has presented itself in a variety of ways. Paul Curreri's introduction into the life of Devon Sproule, however, may be completely unique.

Picking Splinters: Dealing With Dukes

If this winter feels warmer to you, there's no need to blame global warming or El Nino. Instead the cause may lie in Nashville's Opryland Hotel, where baseball's so called “Hot Stove” is ablaze and the trade winds are fanning the flames to every major leage market.

David Brooks: Follow the Fundamentals

BEIJING — Lou Dobbs is winning. He's not winning personally. He's not going to start winning presidential awards or elite respect. But his message is winning. Month by month the ideas that once prevailed on the angry fringe enter the mainstream and turn into conventional wisdom.