by Whet Moser
"Cali Rivera makes cowbells, timbales and other percussion instruments in his small shop in the Bronx. Forty-five years ago he started out with a dream to make the perfect cowbell."
"If we wait an hour to have a really good obituary for someone like Heath Ledger, we're totally out of the game. And that's not a place that I ever want to be."
"'The Internet economics changed my thinking on how you have to be postured going into the future,' Eason said."
"The seafloor is unzipping, one could say."
"But Ned Rorem has said Keogh, who died earlier this month in North Carolina, was 'our best American writer, certainly our best female writer'"
"The last traditional speaker of the Eyak language died yesterday, making the language extinct."
"Times Online has teamed up with publishers Harper Collins to give you the chance to redesign the cover of his 1973 novel Crash."