Cobb-Holmes '82: Spies, Thieves, And Other Serious Business

Here's the third of four Pete Dexter columns about Randall "Tex" Cobb's heavyweight title fight against Larry Holmes. Click here for part one and here for part two. Originally published in the Nov. 26, 1982, edition of the Philadelphia Daily News as "Randall's Serious," this column appears here with the author's… » 4/26/13 1:56pm 4/26/13 1:56pm

Pete Dexter: A Writer Who Makes Writers Want To Give Up

Pete Dexter was a columnist at the Philadelphia Daily News for close to ten years, from the late Seventies through the mid-Eighties. He wasn't just any old columnist but one of the most original we've ever had. His columns often read like short stories so it's no surprise that he went on to write novels—his third… » 4/24/13 3:08pm 4/24/13 3:08pm