A Party At The Last Magazine: An Exclusive Excerpt From Michael Hastings' New Novel
Next week marks the publication of The Last Magazine, the late BuzzFeed reporter's first novel — as well as the first anniversary of his death. We're celebrating his work and his life with these chapters, chronicling a book party that totally in no way took place in the offices of Newsweek.
Exclusive: The Mystery Of Jay Carney Revealed
The campaign trail really sucks. Or does it? In an exclusive excerpt from Panic 2012: The Sublime and Terrifying Inside Story of President Obama's Final Campaign, Michael Hastings explores the weirdly addictive qualities of most expensive election in history, the "brutal caste system" of the press corps, and how the White House Press Secretary picked up a dangerous $10,000-a-day habit.
Scott Walker, Rising Star, A Folk Hero
BuzzFeed's Ben Smith and Michael Hastings joined Piers Morgan to break down the Wisconsin recall Wednesday. "I think this really elevated [Walker] to be kind of a folk hero on the right. I think you'll see him with a big role at the convention," Smith said on the panel.
Obama Courting Veterans And Military Families
BuzzFeed's Michael Hastings joined Hardball with Chris Matthews to talk about whether the president's courtship of military families will win over a group that has traditionally supported the GOP. "The Obama campaign has bent over backwards to make inroads with military veterans," Hastings said.