Carl Bernstein Invokes Newsrooms, Looking Back to His Beginning

Carl Bernstein’s new book “Chasing History” is his second memoir. his first, “Loyalties” It appeared more than thirty years ago, in 1989. “Loyalty” was about growing up in an idealistic and radical family—his father, a union organizer, was a Communist Party member in the 1940s—under constant surveillance and harassment from the FBI. The new one …

City Ballet Rising from the Pandemic The Beginning of a New Age

Dance, perhaps more than any art, is reinvention and renewal, and the fall season of the New York City Ballet showed this inevitable generational shift particularly clearly. It can be painful. When Lauren LovetteSaluting his spectacular farewell performance on October 9, he gave a small wave to the cheering crowd and then gave a determined …

DC Comics Releases Superman as the Beginning of a New Man of Steel

Up, up and out of the closet! DC Comics announced Monday that new Superman Jonathan Kent, son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane, will soon begin a romantic relationship with a boyfriend. This same-sex relationship is just one of the ways Jon says he’s a different Superman than Jonathan Kent’s famous father. Since his new …

‘The Beginning of the Snowball’: Supply Chain Snarls Reaches Publishing

These labor and transportation issues still apply when publishers print books in the United States, but they also face other complications. After years of closing and closing printing houses, the domestic demand for printing books now exceeds the current capacity. Remaining plants sometimes do not have enough people to run them, so much-needed machinery can …

Was Occupy Wall Street ‘The Beginning of the Beginning’?

Oiled by the big bucks from the Koch brothers and others, the 2009-10 Tea Party movement took over the Republican Party, while Occupy downplayed its founding politics. “In essence,” Levitin writes, “was a movement constrained by its own contradictions: full of leaders who declare themselves leaderless, run by a consensus-based structure unable to compromise, seeking …

Delta Announces Its First Profit Since The Beginning Of The Pandemic

Delta Air Lines on Wednesday reported a second-quarter profit of $652 million for the first time since the start of the pandemic and the latest sign that the airline’s recovery is continuing well. The carrier reported revenue of $7.1 billion. Delta also stated that there are promising indications that business is returning to normal, and …