Cardella

Cardella: Why Are We Shooting Someone On Fifth Avenue?

In 1967 Norman Mailer wrote a short novel called “Why Are We in Vietnam?” without ever mentioning “Vietnam.” With apologies to the late author, your columnist will attempt to explain why Donald Trump is being inaugurated tomorrow without further mentioning his name. As my wife said to me the last time that I attempted to do anything around the house, “Good luck with that!”

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On This Date

You might not have thought that Jan. 12th was an important date in history. Well, think again.

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Courage

Not too many people read Ernest Hemingway anymore.

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2017

January: The new year begins with another dazzling parade…

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The Last Christmas

Christmas is a special holiday, but for our family the real holiday celebration took place two nights before at my grandfather’s home.

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From the notebook

In this holiday season, can we put the lie to the myth about the supposed ban on saying “Merry Christmas”?

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Tech troubles

I once told a former editor of this newspaper that I hated computers and would never have one in my home.

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Thanksgiving deal

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here’s the deal—

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Now what?

I woke up Nov. 9 to someone pounding on my door. I reached for my bathrobe, and ran downstairs only to find Uncle Nunzi holding my Daily News.

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