Another notable New York Times Op-Ed columnist, check out Krugman’s accomplishments in the world of journalism.
1. Has taught at Yale, Stanford and MIT, his alma mater from which he received his Ph.D.
2. Is the author or editor of more than 200 books.
3. Is known for writing and researching on international trade and finance.
4. One of the founders of the “new trade theory.”
5. In 2008, he won the Nobel Prize in Economics.
…you’re that weird person who runs out of class in the middle of lecture to answer a phone call for an interview.
We’re going to throw some Beatles songs at you tonight. Good luck on your deadlines!
"Across the Universe"
"Here Comes the Sun"
"I Saw Her Standing There"
"Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds"
"You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away"
(this will NOT be the only Beatles playlist we put together since there are too many good ones to chose)
If you watch CNN, you might have seen this visually appealing host give the low-down on all things going on in the news media.
5 Facts About Andy Cooper
1. He hosts his own show on CNN called Anderson Cooper 360
2. Spent two summers interning with the CIA during college and has no formal journalistic education.
3. Once hosted ABC’s reality TV show The Mole
4. In 2011, Cooper was the voice narrator for Broadway’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
5. He’s seriously a good looking journalist
It may not be the wackiest news of the week, but it definitely makes Friday better when you know it’s Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Theodore Seuss Geisel published 46 of our favorite childhood books, some off which were brought onto the big screen like The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Lorax, in theaters now.
His birthday, March 2, has been established as National Read Across American Day, and we all know we learned how to rhyme from the pro.
Twitter Feed: Ellen Degeneres-Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Your books are better than some juice. Something something something Bruce. I’m not great with rhymes. Caboose.
Check out a page on MSNBC to vote for your favorite Dr. Seuss movie!
Ready. Set. Hit play and type away. YOU GOT THIS.
“Who Gon Stop Me” by Jay-Z and Kanye West
“Date with the Night” by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
“Pause” by Pitbull
“Only If for a Night” by Florence + the Machine
“E-Pro” by Beck
“I Follow Rivers” by Lykki Li
“Midnight City” by M83
“Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” by Skrillex
1. Hicks graduated from BU COM in 1992.
2. He is a war photographer for The New York Times.
3. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009 for his coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
4. In March 2011 Hicks and 3 other Times reporters were held captive by the Libyan government for 5 days.
5. On Feb. 16, 2012 Hicks was with the Times reporter, Anthony Shadid, at the time of his death and carried his body from Syria to Turkey.
Check out a more extensive bio and a collection of his photos here.
So it’s Wednesday and not quite the end of the week yet. For some reason by the middle of the week, everyone realizes they need to start doing all the stuff they procrastinated on doing at the beginning of the week. Hopefully this playlist will bring you comfort while doing work or cause more procrastination. Either way, it’s a win.
For those of us who consistently read the New York Times, or for anyone who has randomly read any of the opinion columns in the paper, we are familiar with Gail Collins’ witty and sarcastic articles.
5 Facts That Make Her Amazing:
1. Became the first woman editor of the Time’s editorial page in 2001.
2. Wrote a book called “When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Woman from 1960 to the Present.”
3. Founded the Connecticut State News Bureau which became the largest news service of its kind in the counrty.
4. Gets paid to poke fun at a lot of people who hold a lot of power, and can do this without getting into trouble.
5. Her writing is just awesome.
Favorite recent quote ("Mitt Speaks. Oh No!" Feb. 1, NYT):
On the morning after the Florida primary, Mitt Romney bounded out of bed, inhaled the sweet air of victory, donned his new cloak of invulnerability … and went on CNN to announce that he doesn’t care about poor people.