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Matt Schudel
Obituary writer at The Washington Post. Native Nebraskan, baseball fan and jazz buff. Always slightly overdressed.
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We were fortunate to have write this insightful obituary of Gloria Vanderbilt, who died this week at 95.
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Harrison Smith Jun 13
"I’m always thought of as controversial or avant-garde or erotic or salacious. But there isn’t anybody I know who wouldn’t live my life if they could." RIP Sylvia Miles. Truly one of a kind.
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Harrison Smith Jun 11
"I took as many people as I could, hundreds of them, I took them out, but I couldn’t take the whole nation out." John Gunther Dean, the last U.S. ambassador to Cambodia before the Khmer Rouge took power in 1975, dies at 93:
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Matt Schudel Jun 13
Martin Feldstein, conservative economist who called for Social Security cuts, dies at 79
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Andrea McCarren Jun 11
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Matt Schudel Jun 9
Robert Earle was the host of "GE College Bowl" -- possibly the best TV quiz show ever.
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Matt Schudel Jun 5
walks into a bar, with two machetes ...
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Barry Svrluga Jun 5
Replying to @ThomasBoswellWP
Thanks for this, Boz. Wish I could write like he did!
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Matt Schudel Jun 5
Beautiful, haunting story by about D-Day, his grandfather and the secret journal not found until after he died. "At times I wondered if there was anywhere in this world where it was peaceful and quiet..."
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Matt Schudel Jun 5
How many cancer researchers started out as prizefighters? chronicles the remarkable life of Henry Lynch, father of cancer genetics.
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Matt Schudel Jun 4
Everett Raymond Kinstler, portrait artist: “The camera records a moment. The painter makes a statement.”
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Matt Schudel Jun 1
If you've never seen this, it's the granddaddy or all baseball manager blowups ...
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Thomas Boswell May 31
Corbin avg 109.4p in 5 May starts. Much more than Ariz in '18: 95.2 all yr. Didn't throw >100p in ANY '18 game 'til June 22. All '18 had ONE game w 110p. This May: 118, 107, 108, 98 & 116. Tonite, 2 2/3, 8 runs, 11 hits. Bad pen +poor managing = overused. Protect $140M invest.
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Matt Schudel May 30
“Perhaps to some I am a very mysterious fellow": Leon Redbone, eccentric musician who seemed to inhabit an earlier time
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Marc Fisher May 29
Boz: If Fresno Grizzlies don’t fire someone for video lumping congresswoman with NoKo dictator and Fidel Castro, then the Nationals must.
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AP Stylebook May 29
We’ve changed our style to delete the hyphen from babysit, babysitting, babysat, babysitter. Also, no more hyphen in bestseller and bestselling.
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Matt Schudel May 29
Tony Horwitz, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author. Under artillery fire in a boat outside Beirut, a fellow passenger told him, “You are very brave. And maybe very stupid.”
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Matt Schudel May 24
Not looking too promising for our boys down at the ballyard ...
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Mark Zuckerman May 23
If you drew up a worst-case scenario for this series before it began Monday, you couldn't have concocted a story this outrageous. Now the powers that be with the Nationals have some big decisions to make.
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Matt Schudel May 23
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