José Bulos

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Merkel: “Los europeos tenemos que tomar el destino en nuestras manos”

La canciller alemana sostiene que la UE ya no puede contar con sus aliados como hasta ahora<p>Los puentes se han roto y ahora toca mirar hacia dentro, …

This Tumblr Combines Peanuts with Smiths Lyrics, Is Awesome - PAPER

Et voila, the Internet has given us something fun to obsess over for an afternoon on this otherwise extremely slow news day. Graphic designer <b>Lauren LoPrete</b> recently created the Tumblr <b>This Charming Charlie</b>, combining some of the best <b>Morrissey</b> and <b>The Smiths</b> lyrics with <i>Peanuts</i> comic strips. You …

Political Scene: The Politics of the Supreme Court

How moderate is Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote Wednesday’s decision striking down much of the Defense of Marriage Act and is considered the Supreme Court’s swing vote? Not very, Jeffrey Toobin says on this week’s Political Scene podcast. “He’s actually rather extreme in his views; he just has …

Gin Wheel

Internationally acclaimed design firm AvroKO collaborated with Bombay Sapphire Gin for this limited edition Gin Wheel. The beautiful design piece is …

Vasily Grossman: Loser, Saint

There were two major acts in the life of Jewish-Russian writer Vasily Grossman, and in each he played a different role.<p>The first is bound up in the epochal events of the twentieth century: the battles of Stalingrad, Kursk, and Berlin; the genocides at Treblinka and Auschwitz. In the travel memoir …

Why Do Italians Forgive Berlusconi?

Americans learning that Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been convicted of exploiting a teen-age prostitute and sentenced to seven years in prison might say, “Well, that’s the end of him.” The three judges on the case in Milan—all women, as it happened—included in his sentence a …

Gandolfini: Rest in Peace

What made James Gandolfini so fascinating as an actor was how nuanced he was. I have read many essays on the psychoanalytic, religious, social, moral, and other meanings of “The Sopranos,” and repeatedly I have heard Tony Soprano, Gandolfini’s great creation, described as a sociopath. He is not. He …

How Tony Soprano Changed Television

There was a time, just a few years ago, when a movie actor could not take a TV job without it seeming like an admission of failure. Doing so was embarrassing, a sign of desperation—not merely because TV fame was chintzier, and the Hollywood status lower, but also because no one thought that TV …

Henry Miller, Brooklyn Hater

Henry Miller was one of those rare writers who actively and energetically hated New York, calling it late in life “that old shithole, New York, where I was born.” A famously restless product of what was then the 14th Ward, Miller returned—ruefully—to the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn in his …