Archive for the ‘Person’ Category

Trump’s Favorite Foe


(New Yorker) – David Remnick:

One of the saving graces of the Trump era is the journalism it has inspired. Maggie Haberman is a tireless, keen-eyed example. As part of the New York Times’ White House team, she has repeatedly added to the sum total of what we know about this President and the chaotic West Wing. …

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Maggie Haberman

Mind is Matter


(Guardian Neuroscience) – Tim Adams:

Henry Marsh, the celebrated neurosurgeon and writer talks about 40 years inside our skulls, what’s wrong with the NHS – and the Zen of woodwork. …

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Henry Marsh

Janeane Garofalo


(Guardian Film) – Bim Adewunmi:

One of my favourite romantic comedies was released all the way back in 1996, and while it rarely makes it on to the best-of lists, trust me, The Truth About Cats & Dogs is up there with the greatest. It’s a very loose play on Cyrano De Bergerac, except in this version a man falls in love with the face and body of one woman and the voice of another. That “other woman” is Janeane Garofalo. …

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Janeane Garofalo

Samira Wiley


(Guardian::TV) – Jane Mulkerrins:

The star of The Handmaid’s Tale and Orange Is the New Black discusses bonding on Instagram with Margaret Atwood and making era-defining TV. …

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Samira Wiley

Ed Sheeran ÷


(Guardian Music) – Alexis Petridis:

As he releases his third album ÷Ed Sheeran talks about his most surreal moments of fame, being mobbed on easyJet and why he built a pub in his garden. …

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Ed Sheeran

Change of Guards at the Library of Congress


(WP) – Peggy McGlone:

A ‘Rock star’ Baltimore librarian makes history at the Library of Congress. …

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Kyle Chayka: The Library of Last Resort

Rachel Maddow


(Rolling Stone Politics) – Janet Reitman:

How America’s wonkiest anchor cut through the chaos of the Trump administration and became the most trusted name in news …

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Rolling Stone: Rachel Maddow

Rachel Weisz


(Guardian Film) – Emma Brockes:

In her most successful decade, the actress talks family, ‘surrealist’ politics and the perils of marrying James Bond. …

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Rachel Weisz

Trump Able to Cljjryff


(New Yorker::Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

Donald J. Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning that his practice of sleeping only four hours a day was having no impact whatsoever on his ability to cljjryff. …

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The Heretic


(The Independent) – Andy Martin:

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is one of the most forceful and provocative feminist critics challenging Islam today. She is also in hiding. Andy Martin meets her in an undisclosed location and finds a woman on a mission, a woman who found the power to say No and the freedom it gave her. …

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali