Jimmy Breslin Dies at 88

Breslin was an amazing writer and story-teller. Enjoyed his straight-forward prose in the local newspapers for many, many years when I lived in NYC. He grew up in the Richmond Hill section of Queens, where my family and I also lived for many years. Rest in peace.


Jimmy Breslin, Legendary New York City Newspaper Columnist, Dies at 88


With prose that was savagely funny, deceptively simple and poorly imitated, Mr. Breslin created his own distinct rhythm in the hurly-burly music of newspapers.

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