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I’m Will Shortz, New York Times Crossword Editor, and This Is How I Work

Will Shortz is the most prestigious name in crosswords. As editor of the daily New York Times crossword, he has worked on every puzzle since 1983. He’s also the founder of the World Puzzle Championship, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and owner of the Westchester Table Tennis Center.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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I’m Will Shortz, New York Times Crossword Editor, and This Is How I Work

Will Shortz is the most prestigious name in crosswords. As editor of the daily New York Times crossword, he has worked on every puzzle since 1983. He’s also the founder of the World Puzzle Championship, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and owner of the Westchester Table Tennis Center.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Why a NY Times recipe for chickpea stew went viral, and how we’d change it

Dishes that make the leap from being cooked in people’s kitchens to being photographed and posted and shared online enough times to become internet phenomena often involve some sort of gimmick. These are recipes so easy that making them feels akin to partaking in trickery. There was the single-ingredient banana “ice…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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‘Like Riding on a Dirt Road’: First Reviews of Elon Musk’s Underground Tunnel Are Disappointing

Elon Musk’s Boring Company unveiled its latest transportation experiment in Los Angeles last night. The Loop, not to be confused with the Hyperloop, was supposed to be a high-speed urban transportation system of the future. And the first reviews are in, but they’re pretty disappointing, to say the least.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Michelle Wolf Criticized By Spineless White House Correspondents’ Association

The White House Correspondents Dinner has been a lightning rod for controversy ever since Stephen Colbert mocked the Bush Administration back in 2006. Back then, the press debated about whether he was too mean to the sitting President while forgetting that the purpose of comedy from …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Lobbied Against Sprinklers That Would’ve Prevented Death At His Building

Last weekend, a fire broke out on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan, injuring six firefighters and killing 67-year-old resident Todd Brassner. The President took to Twitter that evening to congratulate the brave firemen who safely contained the blaze. The tragic irony is that this fire …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: My Friend Joined the NRA the Day of March For Our Lives

I grew up in Los Angeles and now live in Brooklyn, so it’s fair to assume that I live in “a bubble.” However, I went to college at Northwestern University, right outside of Chicago, and even at a school whose political makeup was mostly center-left, we had quite a few conservatives, even in the …Continue […]

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Liberal “Smugness” Is Just As Bad As Right Wing Hate Speech? F*ck You

Do you think liberals are smug and insufferable? Do you find our know it all attitude irritating? Do you wish we would stop lecturing people on why they’re wrong with all of our verifiable facts and data? Do you think we’re just as much to blame for the sad state of political discourse in America […]

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New study finds that teenage listening patterns determine adult music taste

An article recently published by The New York Times analyzes Spotify data to assess the extent to which the listener’s birth year influences the listener’s musical preferences, and as the study’s findings indicate, teenage listening patterns are far from mere phases. Conducted by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, the research revealed that the music choices made during one’s […]

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Subscribe to the New York Times Book News Calendar

The New York Times just released a calendar even more useful than its astronomical event calendar. The NYT 2018 book events calendar, available for Google or Apple, includes highly anticipated book releases from authors like Zadie Smith and Dave Eggers, plus events, literary anniversaries, and releases of movies based…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Someone Explain To Me The Alien Alloys Before I Fucking Explode

Hello, hi, yes, hello. We’ve all seen this, right? This story in the New York Fucking Times about the Pentagon’s $22 million Oh Shit There Might Be Aliens program? We’ve all read it? We’ve all engaged with the evidence within the story, written in part by two journalists who have won Pulitzer Prizes for the […]

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Report Reveals Trump is Basically Too Lazy to Run America

On Sunday, the New York Times published an article describing life in the White House and it is horrifying. Frankly, the only reason the country isn’t in a full scale collapse yet is because of Obama’s vastly unappreciated efforts in rebuilding the economy and government after the previous …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The New York Times’ Sean Hannity Profile is as Bad as its Nazi One

Just when you thought The New York Times couldn’t sink any lower than their piece lionizing conservative Ben Shapiro, and then another one about Ohio Nazi Tony Hovater (who likes Seinfeld, Applebee’s, and ethnic cleansing) their magazine, not to be one-upped, said “hold my beer” and …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The New York Times can go F*ck Itself With its “Cute and Cuddly Nazi” Profile

Here’s how the mainstream media normalizes right wing extremism: Instead of talking about how insane, violent, or dangerous the right is becoming, they talk about how just downright normal the right wing lunatics are and how they’re just trying to be heard in a country they just don’t understand …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: New York Times Reporters Caught Lying About Clinton Lawyer Marc Elias

The Banter Long Read: …in reporting on this new development, the Post’s rival newspaper, the New York Times, has been caught lying about its relevance. Worse, their lies could undermine the legitimacy of the Russia investigation in the minds of the American public and even further discredit their …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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