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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…
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Rebecca Blumenstein - feminist icon

"There’s this feeling that women can’t do it all, and I would like to humbly submit that I disagree." -Rebecca Blumenstein, Wall Street Journal Deputy Managing Editor I'm sure you know this, but Rebecca is also my wife. I stumbled…
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Jacob's quest for a women's jersey becomes a WSJ front-page story

Well, it can help to have a mother who is a Deputy Managing Editor at the Wall Street Journal. Remember Jacob's letter about the women's jerseys? . Well, it became this front-page WSJ story after Rebecca went in to work and started discussing…
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WSJ dominates the Loeb Awards

It was a great night for the WSJ at the Loeb Awards.I'm proud to say Rebecca was in the middle of several of these stories, some of which were finalists for the Pulitzer. The Loebs are the elite Biz Journalism awards. Two awards are of special…
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Pete Hamill on OSL, 9/11, the WSJ and more...

There's a really interesting interview with journalist and author Pete Hamill on the Atlantic.com, which I highly recommend. Among other things, he talks at length about 9/11 and his reporting of it, why the death of Osama Bin Laden can't…
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Becky, er, Rebecca returns

The famed Rebecca Blumenstein byline returns with this great storyabout a migrant worker's struggle to keep her kid in Beijing. It is, if I don't ay so myself, a really good story. Make sure you check out the accompanying video and its sterling…

an interesting read...

http://www.careerjournal.com/columnists/perspective/20051219-fmp.html?cjpos=columnists_whatsnew column by matt Pottinger explaining why he quit the Journal china bureau to join the marines. One of the first things I did in Beijing was go…