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Ethan Epstein

Associate Editor
Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi, American Hero

He wasn't Petty.

2:17 PM, Jun 30, 2015 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

 

Portland Streetcar

A Streetcar Named Denial

After an audit finds Portland inflated its streetcar stats, a legendary loudmouth suddenly clams up.

1:33 PM, Dec 16, 2014

The Week’s Newest – And Oldest – Racial Minority

Critics complain about racial makeup of 'Exodus'

9:18 AM, Dec 9, 2014

Anti-Military Anthem Played at 'Concert for Valor'

Unfortunate song.

8:21 PM, Nov 11, 2014

North Korea Bans Tourism Due to Ebola

Bill Richardson Hardest Hit

9:49 AM, Oct 24, 2014

Jori Bolton

Wheels of Fortune

Ethan Epstein looks a gift workhorse in the mouth.

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07

Buddy Cianci

The Buddy System

Providence has changed. Has he?

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

Goulds Book Arcade BookStack

Librarians Against Books

A worthless initiative in Florida.

4:08 PM, Aug 25, 2014

Hythlodot

Water Works

The environmental cost of Michelle Obama’s campaign to make Americans drink more water.

3:36 PM, Jul 31, 2014

Look, poverty!

Don’t Go There

Jun 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39

Earl Blumenauer

Blumenauer vs. Beer

Why does Portland’s congressman vilify one of Oregon’s most successful industries?

1:59 PM, Jun 3, 2014

Googleplex

Stupid Google Tricks

A map of Internet searches that tells us...absolutely nothing.

3:08 PM, Apr 30, 2014

Obama

Philistine in Chief

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

Barack Obama speaks about national security 2009-05-21

Anti-Intellectual Obama

The president takes an unwarranted shot at art history.

12:22 PM, Jan 31, 2014

Thomas Fluharty

What Catastrophe?

MIT’s Richard Lindzen, the unalarmed climate scientist

Jan 13, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 17

Kim Jong Eun

The Irony of Kim's Cruelty

10:48 AM, Dec 13, 2013

The People’s Republic of . . . Shanghai?

Misreading reading scores.

9:14 AM, Dec 3, 2013

A Prisoner in Pyongyang

Merrill Newman’s reminder: don’t go to North Korea.

2:46 PM, Dec 2, 2013

BIOGRAPHY

Ethan Epstein is an associate editor at The Weekly Standard. He's also written for the Wall Street Journal, National Journal, SlateCity Journal, and other publications. He holds a BA in history from Reed College.

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