Commentary

Coyote Battery Park City New York

Coyote Caught in Battery Park City, New York

New York, New York, it’s a wonderful town / The Bronx is up and the Battery’s down / The people ...
The Cinch Review

We’ve Redesigned Ourselves

Not at all trying to steal the limelight from Bruce Jenner, but as you might have noticed we at THE ...
George Jones last words

Last Words of George Jones

The singer George Jones died two years ago. His widow Nancy Jones was recently interviewed, and she revealed something of ...

The Strange Inclination of Christian Church Institutions Against Israel

I am continually and genuinely perplexed when major Christian institutions—whether that be particular Protestant denominations or indeed the great Roman ...
Billie Holiday centenary

Billie Holiday and What a Little Moonlight Can Do

Today’s the centenary of the great Billie Holiday’s birth, on April 7th, 1915. She died far too soon, only 44 ...

Spring Allergies To Be EXTRA Severe This Year

It’s the first week of April, and the headlines are piling up already: – “CDC warns spring allergies could be ...
Leonard Cohen and George Jones

Leonard Cohen’s Bow to George Jones

Leonard Cohen is about to release an album of recordings from his most recent concert tours: not so much the ...

William Tyndale’s Easter

William Tyndale (1494–1536) was the first person to translate the Bible directly from the Hebrew and Greek texts into English ...

Coyotes Now Colonizing Rooftops in Queens (and Why They Should Be Put on the LIRR)

As if to follow up on our story from a few weeks ago (“Coyotes in New York City”), a coyote ...