Topical Currents is with New York Times “Modern Love” columnist Daniel Jones. No subject in human history has been more thoroughly examined, yet it’s still as little understood since the time of Shakespeare.
Columnist Jones has had some 50,000 letters cross his desk: deluged with scheming cheaters, hopeless romantics and fierce devotees. He’s written, LOVE ILLUMINATED: Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject.
In her March 22 article in the New York Times, Liesl Schillinger wrote that she wanted to capture the Miami restaurants and tourist haunts that are "uncool" and serve "the salty fried food, the lime-drenched cocktails."
Every couple of months, I finally plug my phone into the computer. iTunes annoyingly asks if I want to upgrade something or other, and then I download what looks like a year’s full of photos. There are plenty of my dog, friends, the wife, and whatnot. And then reams of food.
Lots of food. Some are things I’ve cooked myself. Others are dishes I’ve forgotten about from just weeks ago, taken after that third glass wine or just on a random Tuesday night that long ago blurred into yesterday.
The Republicans' chance of retaking the Senate is about a quarter of what it was two months ago, according to the New York Times' great meta-pollster, Nate Silver. Despite Mitt Romney's comeback, Democratic Senate candidates like Florida incumbent Bill Nelson are also holding their own. Check the tables on Silver's blog at fivethirtyeight.com.