The column is indicative of Breslin's style which often highlights how major events or the actions of those considered "newsworthy" affect the "common man". Awards
Breslin has received numerous accolades and awards throughout his career. Controversies
In May 1990 after fellow Newsday columnist Ji-Yeon Mary Yuh described one of his articles as sexist Breslin heatedly retorted with racial and sexual invective.
Jimmy Breslin (born October 17 1930) is an American journalist and author. He currently writes a column for the New York Daily News' Sunday edition.