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Alex Witchel
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Loved talking with Tracy Letts for this Sunday's @NYTmag…
"I Behaved Abominably": My profile of Mandy Patinkin in this Sun's @nytimes…
Clusel Roch Coteaux du Lyonnais. Pure pleasure. What more does one want from wine? This is a Frank Prial wine.
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my NYT mag profile of kickass playwright David Henry Hwang…
Anne Romney is upset because Mitt brought up the Olympics and didn't mention her horse again.
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Overheard at the Met... Husband: "And they're all museum quality." Wife: "Obviously."
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Good piece via @huffpost50: New York Times writer @AlexWitchel on coping with her mother's #dementia
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Great hour spent with@ronhogan and @WillSch, talking about our moms, books and food. What's better than that?
where are Jim Lehrer's balls??
Highlight of Hyde Park On Hudson: Elizabeth Wilson (Benjamin's mom in The Graduate), still commanding and funny at 91, as FDR's mother.
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Of all the reminiscences about Punch Sulzberger, none may be more vivid and touching than Arthur Gelb's
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I have a new column in Weekend section @nytimes starting today called Stage Fright. Check it out!…
love the Romney tapes coming from Jimmy Carter's grandson. Ain't nothin' like revenge.
Shocked that so many in the NFL will play on Rosh Hashanah.
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Bill Hader to play Clint Eastwood on SNL tonite. can't wait!
City muted tonight.Those old enough to grieve did, those too young sensed it & toned down their crap. Seems like yesterday & 100 years ago.
Thanks @Altarum,@whoabecca,@IsabelXKeating,@upperfeeny and others for great feedback about my NYT piece on my mother's dementia.
Last minute dinner tonight saved by the "Patricia Wells' Trattoria" cookbook -- killer Cacio e Pepe. Many thanks,
Watching Kerry on Maddow: you know how in Nantucket they've named all those places after some guy named Coffin? He's like that.
dropped off 2 bags at leather spa and *then*, in true backasswardsery, read yelp reviews. now, scared.
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Passed Shake Shack Times Square. We must be in a depression, people standing on line for food.
Enough with Obama -- why did Fairway stop stocking Progresso tuna?
Unnoticed last night: Brit Hume took a stab at dragging Monica into his Clinton speech analysis but his fellow Foxites wouldn't go there
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My publisher just tied me up and made me tweet.