Friday. In 1831 on this date, after a short delay caused by drunkenness at a Christmas party, Charles Darwin set off on the Beagle for a trip around the world.
This is not a good look for Deval Patrick’s campaign. I get the feeling that his efforts to gain the nomination are more aspirational than actual.
In New York real estate, the iconic Chrysler Building was up for sale this year. 77 stories. The 8th tallest building in New York. It sold for $150 million. Sounds like a lot of money but at around the same time a single residential apartment on Central Park sold for $238 million.
79 year-old Phil Spector, in jail for murder, smiles for his annual prison portrait.
And Dan Kennedy looks at how paywalls are changing the media landscape.