Rewrite Man

01.03.2012 writing

John McNulty is a writer who is largely forgotten today, unknown even by the fairly well-read. His pieces in the New Yorker were jewels, slices of New York life. They were simply perfection. If you love Damon Runyon (and I do), you’ll likely find John McNulty even better, with a more natural command of the [...]

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Hit Me Again! Lessons From A Day On The Front Page

02.17.2010 Business

Last Wednesday I got a pleasant little email from the Editors of “Freshly Pressed,” the front page featured blogs section of They’d selected my post of that day, Hit Me! Why Traffic Numbers Alone Are Meaningless to feature in that section. When I got back to my desk and checked my stats, traffic was way [...]

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