Wolfe came up with "radical chic" to brand pretentious liberals, the "me decade" to sum up the self-indulgence of the 1970s and the "right stuff" to quantify intangible characteristics of the first U.S. astronauts and their test pilot predecessors.
Among his acclaimed books were The Right Stuff and The Bonfire Of The Vanities, a satire of Manhattan-style power and justice that became one of the best-selling books of the Eighties.
Wolfe, who coined the term "the me decade" for the 1970s and "radical chic", was also known for the distinctive tailored white suits he started wearing in 1962. Written in a wild free-association style that disregarded rules of punctuation, it was filled with sentence fragments and used words like "skakkkkkkkkkkkkkk" and "wowwwwwww".
Tom Wolfe was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1930. 1983's "The Right Stuff", about the early days of the American space program, won critical raves and four Oscars. "They called my brilliant manuscript "journalistic" and 'reactionary, ' which means I must go through with a blue pencil and strike out all the laughs and anti-Red passages and slip in a little liberal merde, so to speak, just to sweeten it".
When I arrived at my next editor in chief job, at NY magazine, my fundamentalist vision was to make it as much as possible like the NY to which Mr. Wolfe (and Ms. Ephron) had been a founding contributor 20 years earlier.
In the collection Wolfe wrote, "The most important literature being written in America today is in nonfiction".
The Ministry of Defense (MoD) claims that the Taliban militants have suffered heavy casualties during the attack on Farah city. The Taliban issued a statement warning residents to remain inside their homes and called on people to "stay calm".
Built at a cost of 223 billion roubles ($3.60 billion), the bridge will be the longest dual-purpose span in Europe. After Russia's annexation of Crimea in March 2014, the peninsula found itself between a rock and a hard place.
If he's forced to miss significant time, then the Mariners will certainly have a tough time replacing his production. Detroit won the opener 4-3, thanks in part to a terrific catch by center fielder JaCoby Jones in the ninth inning.
Nearly eight years later, astronomers realized that an asteroid they temporarily called ZJ99C60 was actually 2010 WC9 returning. The 2018 GE3 asteroid was discovered just one day before it skimmed past Earth in what scientists called a "surprise" flyby.
A salmonella outbreak that led to a multi-state recall of more than 200 million eggs has worsened in recent weeks. For a full list of recalled brands, consumers are urged to check the Food and Drug Administration's website .
A female of undisclosed age was killed, and three people were injured in the explosion at a medical building, authorities said. Orange County Fire Authority Chief Brian Fennessy says 70 firefighters were dispatched in response to a 1:09 p.m.
Co-ordinated suicide bombings at three churches were carried out Sunday by a family of six that included girls aged eight and 12. Based on their remains, Karnavian said the mother and daughters were all wearing explosives around their waists.
As reported, Ukraine on "Eurovision-2018" it will present with the song "Under the Ladder". "It was whiplash all right", she said. The first semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest takes place tonight.
In addition, Lyft said it will no longer require confidentiality agreements in exchange for settlements - a change Uber also made. There is no publicly available data for the number of sexual assaults by Uber, Lyft , or other rideshare companies.
McCain said last week he found it "disturbing" that Haspel had a role overseeing torture and could not back her nomination. John McCain , who was tortured while in captivity during the Vietnam War, to announce his opposition to her nomination.
ZTE's current struggles have made it the most visible effect thus far of a brewing trade war between the United States and China. US President Donald Trump may reconsider trade sanctions on China's major telecom-equipment maker ZTE .
Hamilton hails 'rejuvenating' Spanish GP win
We were just not quick enough and even at the end I was not in a healthy shape with the tires even though mine were the freshest. Mexican Sergio Perez was ninth for Force India and Monegasque rookie Charles Leclerc took the final point for Sauber.
Swiss Tesla accident: crash may have sparked battery fire
Tesla said it was working to gather all the facts about the Swiss case and was fully cooperating with the local authorities. Last week, the NTSB opened a probe into an incident in which a Model S caught fire after crashing into a wall in Florida.
Million Facebook Users' Data Exposed by Personality Quiz
Zuckerberg had made its clear that any app that either refused or failed an audit would be banned from Facebook . Yet another instance of a Facebook app putting innocent users' sensitive private data at risk has been uncovered.
UN Mideast envoy condemns violence in Gaza
Some countries, among them South Africa and Turkey, have recalled their ambassadors to Israel over the violence. Nakba Day not only honors the displacement of Palestinians, but also advocates for their right to return.
Excess crude account swells as oil price leaps towards $80
Both forecasts top Friday's $70.70 close in USA crude oil prices, which trade at a roughly $5 to $6 discount to Brent crude. And reports suggest markets anticipate a sharp fall in Iranian crude supply once US sanctions bite later this year.
Title Match Added To WWE Money In The Bank
Out of those six wrestlers, only Baron Corbin has been in a Money in the Bank ladder match before. Elias and Bobby Lashley for Raw's final spot in the men's ladder match.
Gotham Renewed for One Last Season 5 This Fall
Having gained a final season, fans are excited to see the show finally transform Bruce Wayne into the iconic superhero. TV Series "Gotham" has been renewed for a fifth and final season .
Militants attack Afghan government building, 10 dead
Some areas of the province are a stronghold of the Islamic State group, while Taliban fighters are also active there. Officials are concerned that a low voter turnout will undermine the credibility of the poll.
Exit Polls Foster Alliance Maneuverers In Karnataka?
The Congress had banked heavily on the charishma on Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and also fielded him in two constituencies. The News Nation survey shows the BJP could end up winning 105-109 seats while Congress tally will nosedive to 71 to 75.