Devlin BarrettAn incredible bit of music history. A young Roger Ebert discovered a 23-year-old mailman singing amazing songs at a club. "After a song or two, even the drunks in the room begin to listen to his lyrics. And then he has you." (The mailman was John Prine)
The heritage of the Expos includes a devastating end to their brilliant 1994 season, but also spectacular players who made good elsewhere while never forgetting Montreal.
Devlin BarrettLiving in Montreal in 94, when the strike ended the season, was an incredible lesson in sports fandom. To save small market teams, owners effectively killed the best small market team. Even now as a happy Nats fan, it's... complicated. Long live the Expos
ALBANY - Kris Thompson, a longtime state Senate GOP aide and former chief of staff for Sen. Daphne Jordan, has filed a human rights complaint accusing the lawmaker of firing him after he declined to attend a campaign strategy meeting at a Halfmoon...
Of all the people who pushed a Ground Zero health bill through Congress this week, one of the most important wasn't a lawmaker but a profane, gum-chewing construction worker named John Feal.
Devlin BarrettA long-term lesson of 9/11 is that citizens can indeed force the government to change. John Feal has spent nearly 2 decades fighting for Ground Zero workers. He'd say it shouldn't have taken this long, but in the early days plenty doubted it'd ever happen
Thread by @DevlinBarrett: "1/A thread on the self-defeating practice of perpetual leak investigations 2/A couple years ago, I did some sllance techniques and ops you can find here (paywall): wsj.com/articles/ameri… and here: wsj.com/articles […]"