Joe Queenan

Athena, an android in 'Tomorrowland'

Strange Bedfellows

Human-android love is a nonstarter. Period.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Ferguson Jenkins

A Fable for Moderns

The Cubs will win the World Series. And the Fed will raise interest rates.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Apple

Thought for Food

The quality of the (literary) fare at organic restaurants.

May 4, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 32 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Sherlock Holmes and the case of the serial chuckler.

He Who Laughs

Sherlock Holmes and the case of the serial chuckler

Sep 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 01 • By JOE QUEENAN

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The Hunger Artists - A short-term investment in high-yield talent

The Hunger Artists

A short-term investment in high-yield talent

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Concert Ticket line

Shut Up, Please

One man’s approach to a problem of modern music

Jul 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Newscom

Scary Stuff

You think ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ is traumatic? Think again.

Jun 9, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 37 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Discount Eyewash

Discount Eyewash

The coupon as emblem of consumer confidence.

May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Frank Vincentz

How Do You Feel?

The interrogative mysteries of Deep Space.

Mar 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Jersey Boys

Bullet-Dodging

Sometimes it pays to be excluded from the fun.

Feb 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Queenan

Keep It Simple

’Tis the gift, if you follow these suggestions.

Nov 25, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 11 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Iconic Peekskill

I Like Icon

But I’m getting a little weary of the adjective.

Sep 2, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 48 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Cauliflower

Defining Vegetables Down

The more we know about, say, cauliflower, the less we like it.

May 13, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 33 • By JOE QUEENAN

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wrapping paper

The Paper Chase

Vengeance is mine when the crime is so abhorrent.

Mar 18, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 26 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Props

No Props to Give

American rhetoric in black and white.

Jul 16, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 41 • By JOE QUEENAN

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