A few months ago, Diasuke Nakazawa, the protégé of world-famous sushi chef Jiro Ono (the subject of the documentary "Jiro Dreams Of Sushi"), opened a new restaurant in the West Village. Early reports say that in a city of elite sushi joints, Sushi Nakazawa is easily among the best.
By Chris Katje: On January 1st, 2011, Discovery Health changed to the Oprah Winfrey Network. In a joint venture between Discovery Communications (DISCA) and Harpo Productions, the channel was supposed to become one of the best and brightest.
We hear that there are "very early stage" talks about doing a movie on Fox Business News senior correspondent Charlie Gasparino's 2007 book, "King Of The Club." We reached out to Gasparino and he sent us the following response: "your lips to God's ears."
For one Chinese TV extra, playing with the enemy has proved the secret of his success -- one that requires him to die as often as eight times a day. Shi Zhongpeng, 26, works at the Hengdian film studio in the eastern province of Zhejiang, where scores of productions are shot every year about the Japanese invasion of China that became part of the Second World War.
If the media was licensed, the New York Times story, “After Fiscal Cliff Deal, Tax Code May Be the Most Progressive Since 1979,” would be grounds for disbarment. I flagged the piece as a Big Lie in comments yesterday, and figured that since anyone who was either old enough to have been paying taxes in the 1980s or had minimal Google skills could ascertain its claims were nonsense, that it would be debunked elsewhere.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The father of Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor, predicted on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin will stand up to pressure from Washington as the two nations spar over Moscow's decision to grant his son asylum.
WASHINGTON — Writing the obituary of a renowned female rocket scientist shouldn’t have been, well, rocket science.
But it proved too much for the New York Times, which began its article about Yvonne Brill, a pioneer of rocket propulsion, with a tribute to her cooking skills.
LOS ANGELES—The New York Times Co. said Wednesday that it is putting The Boston Globe and its related assets up for sale four years after it called off a previous attempt to sell the newspaper.
Mark Thompson, the Times’ chief executive, said in a statement a sale would be in the best long-term interests of both properties, “given the differences between these businesses and The New York Times.”
Thompson said the sale would help the company concentrate its attention and investments on The New York Times’ brand.
The FTC ended its 20-month antitrust investigation into Google with a slap on the wrist – a gentle one. Some Google critics are upset about this and say Google only got away with such a light punishment because the FTC blew its case.