Make More Pie

Nancy Rommelmann
Media, culture, crime and talk-talk from the compound in Chinatown. Come on in!
Created 05 Dec 2020
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  • Paloma Media Newsletter Week 7
    03 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Hello from the week after last week, which I might characterize as… discombobulated? At least here in NYC, where Omicron stomped in like the unwanted Christmas houseguest and has thus far shown no inc...
  • Beauty, Food, Music, Laughing: Let's Ease Into 2022!
    01 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    It's New Year's Day - Happy 2022! We here at Paloma Media hope you had a lovely last night of 2021, as lovely as Matt had watching his neighbors in Brooklyn launch their own jury-rigged ball drop, and...
  • David Levine, American Painter and Caricaturist
    29 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 9 1
    On December 28, 2009, David Levine, American caricaturist and painter, lay unconscious in NYU Langone Health in New York City. I’d flown in that day from Portland, Oregon, and went directly to the hos...
  • Paloma Media Round-Up Week Six
    28 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 3 2
    Gee, that Nancy lady usually sends the Paloma Media round-up on Sundays. Wonder what happened? One word answer: COVID! Mild, but groggy-making enough that I got my days mixed up. So, a late check-in! ...
  • Joan Didion, 1934-2021
    24 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 9 0
    I am far from the only writer sitting at her desk weeping at the death of Joan Didion, who as a writer has meant more to me than any, the way she tells you things, the child's longing as she digs what...
  • The Queens of Montague Street (audio)
    19 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    Hi all, on a Saturday night where I have forsaken all parties. The city doesn’t look too locked down, or not yet. I expect it’s coming. No one I know if freaked out, more, resigned. Let me know in the...
  • In We Go
    17 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 6 4
    Michael Moynihan, right, with gift from Fifth fan, and yours truly, right after Michael told me that, no, we couldn’t open the bottle in the bar Good evening from Chinatown in NYC, where December 17, ...
  • Paloma Media Week 3!
    12 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    Good Sunday morning from upstate New York, where last night I heard the geese flying south after midnight. I hope your Saturday night was as wild! We ran so much good content last week – Week 3! – sta...
  • The Jaundiced Spotlight of the Also-Ran
    10 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 5 3
    I did something pretty shameful when I was ten, in that I faked another stomach ache, this time so convincingly I wound up in the hospital. Was I a little surprised when the emergency room doc said, “...
  • Paloma Media Newsletter #3
    06 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Hey Substackees. As careful readers here know, we launched the threatened/promised Paloma Media, three weeks ago tomorrow! It falls on me to create the weekly “here’s what we did!” newsletter, at whic...
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