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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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Christiane Amanpour 22h
Jeff Goldblum has a jazz band. Its name is the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. Why, you might ask? Be sure to watch my full interview tonight on (check local listings) and 7pm CET on !
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Even if I've never seen the show, does it that I actually grew up in a Little House on the Prairie? WP Obit: Katherine MacGregor, the scheming Mrs. Oleson of "Little House."
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Matt Schudel 22h
Agreed on the anonymous headline writer,
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"Badly hung over, the detective rises from a foldout couch in his office." Thus begins Adam Bernstein's extraordinary WP obit of Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman. @AnnHornday
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Matt Schudel Nov 10
White House gardener Irvin Williams. Obit by the great gardening columnist Adrian Higgins.
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Matt Schudel Nov 10
WP Obit: Frank Rienzo, athletic director who guided Georgetown sports to the big time.
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Jenna Johnson Nov 9
Nah, asks a lot of really smart questions that people in positions of power would rather not answer.
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Jessica Valenti Nov 8
She's had to move four times, pay for a private security detail & hasn't been able to return to her job as a professor. Can we stop talking about the "ruined lives" of accused men who didn't make that extra million now?
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Matt Schudel Nov 6
One of my obsessions is baseball uniforms. This item from Paul Lukas's blog, about the Cincinnati ' throwback unis for 2019, is a gold mine. Can't wait to see the pre-1965 uniforms.
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Harrison Smith Nov 5
She was "the nation's most obstreperous corporate gadfly," an activist shareholder who championed boardroom accountability...and showed up at stockholder meetings in hot pants or a swimsuit, telling execs like Lee Iacocca they needed to lose weight:
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Rachel Stassen-Berger Nov 6
“U.S. Rep. Steve King has barred the Des Moines Register from his election night event in Sioux City. “ via ⁦
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Matt Schudel Nov 5
As an obituary writer, I'll second that notion,
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Matt Schudel Nov 5
That's weirdly cool, in a don't-give-a-hang way.
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Matt Schudel Nov 5
Thank you, Ashwin.
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Matt Schudel Nov 5
Born in a tent in Tibet, Lodi Gyari became the Dalai Lama’s emissary and a tireless advocate for his homeland, which he called “in every sense, an occupied nation, brutally occupied.”
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Matt Schudel Nov 4
WP Obit: Grammy winner Roy Hargrove emerged from Texas as “the hottest jazz trumpet player in the world."
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Matt Schudel Nov 3
Wow, this is fun to watch ...
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Matt Schudel Nov 2
Willie McCovey, Hall of Fame slugger with SF Giants, who lined out to end 1962 World Series: “One foot higher, or either way,” he said, “and I guess I would have been a hero.”
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