David Roth

Mike's (still) on:

Why Francesa-style New York talk radio endures

Bio: David Roth is a writer from New Jersey who lives in New York. He is a co-founder of The Classical, writes the "Mercy Rule" column for Vice, and co-writes the "Daily Fix" blog-column for The Wall Street Journal.

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Mike’s (still) on

Why Francesa-style New York talk radio endures

Dec. 8, 2014


CATS for New York, now and forever

You would have seen some things if you went to Citi Field in recent months. Difficult things, more awkward by far than Lucas Duda clomping around first base.

Sep. 19, 2013


Fodder, not food: New York’s Guy Fieri problem

Given that the Food Network is not really about food, it shouldn't really be surprising—to Wells or anyone else—if Fieri's restaurant isn't, either.

Nov. 16, 2012


Pronouncing judgment on Bruce Springsteen from above, without irony

That elites—that is, elected officials, New York Times op-ed columnists, the editor in chief of the New Yorker and other big-ticket Beltway machers—really like Bruce Springsteen is not news, at least insofar as pretty much everyone who cares about music really likes Bruce Springsteen.

Aug. 1, 2012


The Brooklyn Nets can scrub hard, but the Jersey won’t come off

Mere hours after the New Jersey Nets' final Garden State home game last week, the team made a thorough and final disappearance from Newark's Prudential Center.

Apr. 30, 2012