There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.
You never know.
Most editors had difficulty discerning the difference between the bottled and canned Coke. Those that could, however, were
This week our playlist includes music by Dave Brubeck, Everest, Ravi Shankar, Tinariwen, Fats Waller, Frankie Miller and more.
Five years after the "Golden Age of Vinyl" came to a close, the MTV invasion established the dominance of the music video. A few years later came CDs, with their tiny art and microscopic liner notes. The generation of great art representing great music was over.
I no longer believe that cable news ratings actually predict the winner of a Presidential race. They may reflect the preference of fogies, but younger viewers are still to be heard from.
I launched both CNN and Headline News, and I never believed the days would come when more people watched our tabloid version rather than what was supposed to be the quality product.
Bonn, Germany -- Already at the last UNFCCC meeting in June, the majority of nations -- aside from airing their grievances
This week's column spotlights music from: Karlheinz Stockhausen, Can, Brian Eno, Kraftwerk, Lykke Li, Paul Oakenfold and Dele Sosimi.