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2014 Stories by Heather Baysa

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  • SEXUAL HEALING

    published March 12, 2014

    Interested in hardcore sex with Charlotte Gainsbourg, Christian Slater, and Uma Thurman? Tonight, you can have it, sort of. MOMA’s PopRally... More >>

  • BI-CURIOUS

    published March 5, 2014

    This year, the 2014 Whitney Biennial makes history as the last in the museum’s uptown location before it moves into a new, chromatic, High... More >>

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    Bottled Up: Loose Humor Breaks the Tension of This Addiction Story

    published February 26, 2014

    Finally, a sexually viable onscreen mom whose jeans maintain an appropriately high waistline, who wears chunky sneakers to the grocery store,... More >>

  • Cash Only

    published February 26, 2014

    Consider this “Ring of Fire” candles on a birthday cake. Johnny Cash, the most recognizable baritone out of Arkansas and somberest guy... More >>

  • Pleased to Meet Xu

    published February 26, 2014

    With works such as his statuesque, back-bending human installations in Just a Blink of an Eye (2005-07) and his fully-stocked grocery store of... More >>

  • Brooklyn Bound

    published February 19, 2014

    Edwidge Danticat spoke very little English when she emigrated from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to Brooklyn, at age 12. Her primary comfort in a strange... More >>

  • THE NEW BLACK

    published February 19, 2014

    Black designers have long played a part in determining our national sense of fashion: Slave-turned-entrepreneur Elizabeth Keckley was dressmaker... More >>

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    Endless Love Earns Its Title the Bad Way

    published February 12, 2014

    The endless love in question unfolds in that universe where shy, bookish teenage girls are always catalog-model beautiful, not a pimple in... More >>

  • BALLS OUT

    published February 5, 2014

    It’s time to ditch your vegan friends and compile your best testicle puns: The Brooklyn Meatball Takedown is upon us. Get ready for a... More >>

  • BACK ON TRACK

    published February 5, 2014

    Can you believe that once upon a time there was only one annual record fair in Williamsburg? Thankfully it wasn’t long before the... More >>

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    Best Night Ever Only Seems Marketed to Women

    published January 29, 2014

    During the course of Best Night Ever's best night ever, it's often unclear what we're watching. The Hangover for girls? An... More >>

  • SOB STORY

    published January 29, 2014

    Feeling low? Down in the dumps? The (sort of) good news is that you’re not alone. Jason Porter’s debut novel suggests that the answer... More >>

  • TAKING FLIGHT

    published January 22, 2014

    A renaissance man of the highest tier, there’s any number of ways you may have run into the work of James McBride. His memoir, The Color of... More >>

  • WHO'S THE BOSS?

    published January 15, 2014

    Last month, Springsteen’s new collection, High Hopes, leaked on Amazon, so you may have already heard some of the dozen songs on the... More >>

  • REEL KOSHER

    published January 8, 2014

    Ever wonder why so many famous comics are Jewish? This year’s Jewish Film Festival, the 23rd annual showcase of worldwide Jewish cinema,... More >>

  • SLAVE TO TV

    published January 1, 2014

    By now we’ve come to terms with the fact that habitual Netflix binges will render our bodies soft, weak, and useless. But if we start... More >>

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