Joel Rose

Joel Rose appears in the following:

'End Of The Tour': An Unauthorized 'Anti-Biopic' Of David Foster Wallace

Friday, July 31, 2015

Instead of telling the author's life story, the film (which the Wallace estate does not approve of) focuses on five days in 1996 during the publicity tour for Infinite Jest.


New York's LaGuardia Airport To Get Much-Needed Overhaul

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden announced the plan to replace LaGuardia airport with a new terminal, at a projected cost of $4 billion. Construction is expected to begin next year.


Flouting The Law, Some New Yorkers Won't Register Guns

Friday, July 24, 2015

The state passed a tough gun law in 2013, but the people "have repealed it on their own. They're just ignoring the law," says the head of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association.


New York City Reaches $5.9 Million Settlement With Eric Garner Family

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

New York City has reached a $5.9 million settlement with the family of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man who died after police placed him in a chokehold last year. Garner's family held a press conference on Tuesday with the Rev. Al Sharpton in Harlem to talk about the settlement.


How Harper Lee Went From Wannabe Writer To The Jane Austen Of Alabama

Friday, July 10, 2015

Lee once said she wanted to be the chronicler of "small-town, middle-class Southern life." Even without her highly anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, many fans would say she succeeded.


New York City To End Cash Bail For Low-Level Defendants

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The $18 million initiative allows judges to release suspects into court supervision, instead of requiring cash bail. That could keep many pretrial defendants out of the troubled Rikers Island jail.


No One Can Drive New Jerseyans Away From Full-Service Gas

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

With Oregon moving toward allowing self-service, New Jersey will soon be the last state where you cannot legally pump your own gas. But most Garden State drivers seem to like it that way.


Funerals And The Future Of The Confederate Flag

Sunday, June 28, 2015

There were moments of wrenching sadness during this weekend's funerals for three members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. But there was also a sense of determination to move forward. Meanwhile, the South Carolina state legislature will meet next month to debate the future of the Confederate flag.


Shock, Forgiveness, Grief: A Profound Week For South Carolina

Saturday, June 27, 2015

South Carolina grieved this week for the 9 people murdered by an avowed white supremacist. But grief turned gradually to hope, as President Obama delivered a rousing eulogy for one of the deceased.


Flag Controversy Puts S.C. Lawmakers At Odds With Many Constituents

Friday, June 26, 2015

The murder of state Senator Clementa Pinckney and eight others by an avowed white supremacist has led to a new push to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds.


South Carolina State House Holds Viewing For Rev. Clementa Pinckney

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The body of Rev. Clementa Pinckney goes on public viewing Wednesday in the South Carolina State House. Pinckney — the pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and a state senator — was fatally gunned down last week along with eight of his parishioners during a bible study at his church in Charleston.


Ivory Crushed In Times Square To Raise Awareness Of Wildlife Trafficking

Friday, June 19, 2015

The U.S. government crushed one ton of ivory in New York's Times Square on Friday. The goal is to raise awareness of elephant poaching and the wildlife trafficking crisis.


FCC Fines AT&T For False Data Plan Promises

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Wireless carrier AT&T got hit with a $100 million fine — the largest ever proposed by regulators at the FCC. The company is accused of falsely promising "unlimited" data plans, which it disputes.


Donald Trump Jumps Into GOP Presidential Race

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Billionaire and reality TV fixture Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is running for president. Trump has flirted with running before, but he is more serious this time.


In Win For The FCC, Federal Judge Refuses To Block Net Neutrality Rules

Friday, June 12, 2015

A federal court on Thursday refused to block the Federal Communications Commission's new rules that regulate the Internet in a similar fashion to the way it regulates telephone service.


The Man Before The Guitar: Remembering Les Paul At 100

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Paul is mostly remembered for his musical innovations, especially the instrument that bears his name. But he was also an accomplished jazz musician who kept performing even in his final years.


American Pharoah Makes A Run At History

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.


NYPD's Union Rift Confronted By A Wider Shift In Leadership Style

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The force's union faces a serious upcoming election challenge. Opponents of incumbent President Patrick Lynch say it's time for a new dialogue with city leaders and the public.


In New Jersey, A Beef Over Pork Roll Sparks Rival Festivals

Friday, May 22, 2015

What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.


New York City Launches 'Day Of Action' To Educate Nail Salon Workers

Thursday, May 21, 2015

New York City authorities Thursday launched a single "day of action" to educate nail salon operators, workers and customers about labor and immigration standards following a recent New York Times report on the widespread exploitation of undocumented immigrant workers in city salons.