Tuesday , February 25 2020

News and Events

Language Matters in Life and Business: Right-Wing Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Buys Control of Nevada Newspaper

The change in ownership of a locally influential but definitely local paper is big news, even in the age of the decline of newspapers, because of the vast sums of money its new owner spends in the political arena.

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Billy Collins Shines His Poetic Light at the New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

When the former U.S. Poet Laureate read the phrase "frying pan of yourself/into the fire..." a young child in the audience gave a magnificent whoop. It was the perfect sound effect to punctuate the hot metaphor.

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