Post Tagged with: "column"

Columns, Sports

Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles June 15, 2013

Column: MLB’s tale of two cities

The League Championship round is in full swing, and the four teams remaining are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston: the four largest media markets in the United States.

by × October 19, 2017 × 0 comments

Columns, Sports

Column: In an NHL flooded with young stars, Sidney Crosby still reigns supreme
Sidney Crosby poses with the Stanley Cup during the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2016 victory parade. Photo courtesy Joey Gannon, Creative Commons

Column: In an NHL flooded with young stars, Sidney Crosby still reigns supreme

Crosby has been doing something incredible for over a decade now, and he’s shown no signs of slowing down. He’s the closest thing this era has had to a Gretzky or a Lemieux.

by × October 11, 2017 × 0 comments

Columns, Opinion

Column: America, as described by an Irish Grandmother

Column: America, as described by an Irish Grandmother

“There’s a lot of opportunity there, mind, don’t get me wrong. But it’s a big place and they have some strange ways for sure, some strange ways indeed.”

by × September 27, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment, Columns

The term hipster has come to represent a common category of modern people who reject mainstream culture. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons
The term hipster has come to represent a common category of modern people who reject mainstream culture. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Column: Hipsters are actually the mainstream

In her last column with The News, Vy Thai postulates that hipsters aren’t all that different from mainstream culture.

by × April 20, 2017 × 2 comments

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: Miniseries should stay mini
Juan A. Ramirez, A&E columnist

Column: Miniseries should stay mini

There’s something earnest and irresistible about miniseries – they feed our desire to spend more time with characters we grow to love, without the long-term contract demanded by open-ended shows.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: It’s time for film to get creative

Column: It’s time for film to get creative

We often forget that the point of art is to move us, not just with plot twists and punchlines but with the audacity that comes from genuine expression.

by × April 6, 2017 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Brie Larson plays Mason Weaver, the Kong’s newest female opposite, in “Kong: Skull Island.”/Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures
Brie Larson plays Mason Weaver, the Kong’s newest female opposite, in “Kong: Skull Island.”/Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures

Column: ‘Kong’ film distorts history

By Vy Thai, A&E columnist From the original movie in 1933 to its remakes throughout the decades, the “King Kong” franchise has always been more than just a cliché about a giant ape climbing skyscrapers and pursuing forbidden love with women of the human race. Filmmakers have often included metaphors […]

by × March 30, 2017 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: Desperate times call for deeper reporting

Column: Desperate times call for deeper reporting

Everyone has a need for truth, and the effort for journalists to inform the public does not stop at the water’s edge.

by × March 22, 2017 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: Mull over Best Picture themes

Column: Mull over Best Picture themes

“Moonlight” creates images that are hard to shake off and invites as open a reading as one is willing to provide.

by × March 17, 2017 × 1 comment

Columns, Sports

Column: The sports media future is female

Column: The sports media future is female

When I watch SportsCenter or read Sports Illustrated, I swell with pride every time a female broadcaster or journalist’s name appears.

by × March 17, 2017 × 0 comments