American Journalism

Book Review: “Breslin: Essential Writings” — Compulsive Reading

March 18, 2024
Posted in ,

The notion that columnists like Breslin were “deadline artists” is apt. Their task was to come up with a story idea, track it down, then give it a narrative spark, all ahead of a ticking clock as the drop-deadline for the next edition loomed.

Read More

Film DVD Review: 1931’s “The Front Page” — Restored

October 6, 2015
Posted in , ,

The improved viewing experience of the 1931 version of The Front Page enhances the stature of director Lewis Milestone as an early-talkie innovator and shows off the crack ensemble cast.

Read More

Recent Posts