Vida Blue Was a Baseball Comet
The bright lights would come soon enough. On that May night in 1970, at the old ballpark at the confluence…Read More »
The Miami Heat Are on the Brink of Bad History
No N.B.A. team has lost a best-of-seven playoff series after winning the first three games, but the Heat are one…Read More »
Who Was Bill Wambsganss, and Was He a ‘Succession’ Spoiler?
When Tom Wambsgans outmaneuvered the Roy siblings, getting himself named as the U.S. executive running Waystar Royco for GoJo at…Read More »
‘Succession’ Is Over. Why Did We Care?
For five years, the series and the question of who would end up in charge captivated a chatty swath of…Read More »
With New Voting Bills, Texas Legislature Targets Elections in Democratic Stronghold
The bills’ passage was the culmination of a Republican effort to increase oversight of voting in Harris County, which includes…Read More »
Gustavo Dudamel in New York: Selfies, Hugs and Mahler
Our photographer followed the maestro when he came to town to conduct Mahler’s Ninth — his first time leading the…Read More »
In Pursuit of Consensus, Did Biden Find the Reasonable Middle or Give Away Too Much?
The deal to raise the debt ceiling bolsters President Biden’s argument that he is committed to bipartisanship, but it comes…Read More »
Henry Threadgill’s Musical Spring Is Varied and Extreme. Like He Is.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer has released a memoir, “Easily Slip Into Another World,” and a new album, “The Other One.”Read More »
What if There Was Never a Pandemic Again?
Modern humans have existed for over 200,000 years. A mere 500 years ago, daily life was strewn with infectious risk.…Read More »
Feinstein, Back in the Senate, Relies Heavily on Staff to Function
The California Democrat is surrounded by a large retinue of aides at all times, who tell her how and when…Read More »