At 62, Huey Lewis is happy to get by on the hits. His tour with Joe Cocker comes to the Meyerson tonight, so we asked about his band's popular ascension in the '70s, how he feels about singing with one of his idols and why he will never produce another album.
How did this tour with Joe Cocker come ... More >>
Yesterday a commenter accused me of dredging through The New York Times every morning to find a pretext for some kind of inflammatory ditty here on Lawn whose only purpose is to stir up a hornet's nest of clicks. Yeah, I can see how somebody could get that impression. But, what do you want me to do? ... More >>
Chef Braden Wages of Malai Thai in the West Village is originally from upstate New York. He and his wife, Yasmin, who is from Weatherfod, met while in school at Cornell. Running a restaurant was a long-term dream for both of them. But the concept for that place was based on a what sounds like an epi ... More >>
In the rarefied halls of Cornell, the atmospheric-science equivalent of the gauntlet has been thrown. At stake is nothing less than the suitability of one of the most plentiful, domestically producible forms of energy in North America to replace a fuel speeding climate change and emitting tons of kn ... More >>
UT-Austin geology professor Chip GroatA week ago today, as you may recall, the University of Texas at Austin's Energy Institute announced they'd be joining the growing ranks of universities with major studies of hydraulic fracturing, with a $300,000, nine-month project of their own.
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T. Boone Pickens: Fracking's best friend.The Pickens Plan -- Dallas oilman T. Boone Pickens's plan to equip every American with his very own riding natural-gas fracker -- is enjoying a wave of consensus not seen since The Simple Life got canceled.
Pickens's latest pitch for an OPEC-free Ame ... More >>
Doesn't get much simpler, better than In-N-Out's menuRestaurants can list their offerings as "chicken," "steak" and "pasta," or they can add a few descriptive adjectives to their menus and up their sales by 27 percent.
Cornell University's Brian Wansink's findings were a hot topic when the New Y ... More >>
David YearsleyDuring the weekend, I exchanged a few e-mails with David Yearsley, the Cornell University associate music professor who, as you'll no doubt recall, attacked the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts with all the subtlety of a Longhorn bull mounting a comely heifer. Turns out, more than ... More >>
That somebody is Cornell University associate music professor David Yearsley, whose university bio says that during the past two decades, he's "immersed himself in the musical culture of the German Baroque." He's certainly going for baroque with this intriguingly punctuated essay posted to Alexander ... More >>
"When we talk about obesity, people like to plant the source of the issue on away-from-home dining. But that raised the thought in my mind: Is that really the source of things?. . . . What has happened in what we've been doing in our own homes over the years?" (Brain Wansink, director of Cornell Un ... More >>