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Milt Hoffman: USA TODAY recalls veteran journalist

lohud.com — David Colton, executive editor at USA TODAY and former Journal News staffer, remembers veteran Westchester journalist Milt Hoffman When I was a young reporter for Westchester-Rockland Newspapers in the 1970s, Milton Hoffman was the only editor you needed to know. Not that you could miss him.
Apr 08, 2015

My remembrance of Milt Hoffman, unforgettable editor at The Journal-News. lohud.us/1yeoxWD

Apr 08, 2015

Every journalist has an early mentor. This was mine. Milt Hoffman: USA TODAY recalls veteran journalist lohud.us/1yeoxWD via @lohud

Apr 09, 2015

'He was a one-man Google' Read @DColtonNow's remembrance of Milt Hoffman, #Westchester gem, gentleman journalist lohud.us/1celIuu

Apr 09, 2015

RT @DColtonNow: My remembrance of Milt Hoffman, unforgettable editor at The Journal-News. lohud.us/1yeoxWD

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Our guide to 2014's best graphic novels and collections

usatoday.com — Folks are hanging mistletoe, candy canes are in vogue and It's cold outside - well, in the most places. That can only mean one thing: USA TODAY's fanboy triumvirate of David Colton, John Geddes and Brian Truitt have picked their favorite graphic novels and comic-book collections of the year.
Dec 24, 2014

Oh hey it's our annual guide to 2014's best graphic novels and collections, courtesy of @DColtonNow, @JGed and moi usat.ly/1B5HPcI

Dec 24, 2014

Not too late! USA TODAY's guide to 2014's best graphic novels and collections usat.ly/1B5HPcI via @usatoday

Vincent Price and friends mix yikes! and yuks on DVD

usatoday.com — Scares are everywhere this Halloween week, some real, some imagined, so much so that watching a modern horror film with the kids is the last thing on parents' minds. That's what makes this month's release of The Vincent Price Collection II, a seven-film, four-disc Blu-ray set from Scream Factory, such a spooky (and safe) time capsule of 1960s matinee frights.
Oct 29, 2014

Vincent Price, Karloff and Lorre -- Together again for Halloween! usat.ly/1wE3o3k via @USATODAY

Oct 30, 2014

RT @Boiler40: Vincent Price: Comedian. 'The Vincent Price Collection II' released for Halloween. @DColtonNow via @usatodaylife usatoday.com/story/life/mov…

Oct 30, 2014

Price, Lorre, Karloff together again for Halloween usat.ly/1wE3o3k via @DColtonNOW

Oct 31, 2014

RT @briantruitt: Price, Lorre, Karloff together again for Halloween usat.ly/1wE3o3k via @DColtonNOW

Bradlee-Neuharth 'feud' fueled two egos

usatoday.com — How the Ben Bradlee-Al Neuharth feud fueled two egos. Ben Bradlee, who died Tuesday at age 93, was best known for taking on Richard Nixon. But here at USA TODAY, the iconic editor of The Washington Post was one of the earliest and harshest critics of The Nation's Newspaper.
Oct 22, 2014

Ben Bradlee vs. Al Neuharth: A heavyweight newspaper battle ow.ly/D9Udm

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Dick Smith, movie makeup master, dies at 92

lohud.com — Dick Smith, the Larchmont native who became a Hollywood makeup legend - turning Linda Blair into a demon in "The Exorcist" and Marlon Brando into an aging mafia don in "The Godfather" - has died at age 92. Smith's death, which came after a long illness, was announced by his friend and fellow makeup artist Rick Baker on Thursday.

Movie makeup master Dick Smith dies at 92

usatoday.com — Dick Smith, the Hollywood makeup legend who turned Linda Blair into a demon in The Exorcist and Marlon Brando into an aging mafia don in The Godfather, has died at the age of 92.
Jul 31, 2014

Rick Baker says 'the master' has died. More on makeup legend Dick Smith. usat.ly/1n6UXpv via @usatoday

Jul 31, 2014

Movie makeup master Dick Smith dies at 92 usat.ly/1n6UXpv via @DColtonNOW

Violent flare-ups in Ukraine and Gaza need to kept in proper perspective

usatoday.com — With Twitter ablaze with tweets of war and terror, and cable news airing carnage at the top of every hour, it's easy to think the world is unraveling. Especially now, when troubles loom from Gaza to Ukraine and beyond.
Jul 17, 2014

My column: What Teddy White told me about 'historic' weeks like this usat.ly/1mT15GD

Jul 18, 2014

RT @OUllmann: Masterfully done! Voices: Global hot spots need to be put in perspective usat.ly/1mT15GD via @usatoday

Jul 18, 2014

Voices: Global hot spots need to be put in perspective usat.ly/1mT15GD via @usatoday

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Voices: Why we need Godzilla more than ever

usatoday.com — In an era of 9/11, Katrina, tsunamis and typhoons, is it too soon for Godzilla to return? The monstrous truth is that the Big G has always been a creature of his times, thundering ashore like a force of nature, yes, but making a gigantic political statement as well.

Passages 2013: Remembering those we lost

usatoday.com — Remembering those who left us in 2013, the talented, the influential and, in a few cases such as Nelson Mandela, the very great. "Oh it's such a perfect day, I'm glad I spent it with you ...

Our guide to 2013's best graphic novels and collections

usatoday.com — USA TODAY's fanboy triumvirate picks 'S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'Black Beetle' and 'Fifth Beatle' as some of 2013's best. Every Yuletide, Eisner Award-nominated Brian Truitt and USA TODAY's other comic-book enthusiasts, David Colton and John Geddes, compile their Super Gift Guide, the best collections and graphic novels from the past year.
Dec 17, 2013

The @USATODAY nerd posse of me, @DColtonNOW & @Jged pick our best of the year in graphic novels & collections usat.ly/1bMK6et

Dec 17, 2013

RT @briantruitt: The @USATODAY nerd posse of me, @DColtonNOW & @Jged pick our best of the year in graphic novels & collections http://t.co/…

Dec 17, 2013

RT @briantruitt: The @USATODAY nerd posse of me, @DColtonNOW & @Jged pick our best of the year in graphic novels & collections http://t.co/…

Dec 17, 2013

'Fifth Beatle,' 'Black Beetle' and Yoe! USA TODAY nerds, moi included, pick best graphic novel, collections of 2013. usat.ly/1bMK6et

Dec 18, 2013

Wondering how Before Watchmen lands in anything called a "Best Of" list, especially alongside decent books usatoday.com/story/life/201…

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Jul 30, 2015

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Jul 30, 2015

Rand Paul (remember him?), tells CNN the GOP will 'come back to our senses and look for someone serious to lead the country at some point.'

Jul 30, 2015

New Poll: Trump, Walker, Bush but Donald leads 'no way' list. usat.ly/1eCwU4P

Jul 29, 2015

RT @mawilner: "If you walk away, year 15 or 20 starts tomorrow," Secretary Kerry says. #IranDeal

Jul 29, 2015

Intelligence staying on top of things. Reports say Taliban leader died two years ago! usatoday.com/story/news/wor…

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