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2012 Stories by John Surico

Archives: 2012
  • ART ODYSSESY

    published May 23, 2012

    Tom Sachs has always been mesmerized with the “what if?” side of art. In 1999, a show of his crafted real shotguns and offered bullets... More >>

  • PENCIL TALK

    published May 16, 2012

    “If no one had seen pencils, and it came out today, it would blow everyone’s mind,” the cartoonist and pencil-sharpening... More >>

  • LAUGHTER BENT

    published May 9, 2012

    At Union Hall in Brooklyn, the comedian Greg Barris made a name for himself with his consistently sold-out variety show of quirks The Heart of... More >>

  • CULTURE SHOCK

    published May 2, 2012

    Starting at Chicago's the Hideout, the Interview Show brought together talented figures—including musicians and community... More >>

  • TRIBUNAL TALK

    published April 25, 2012

    The military detention camp a few miles off of the Cuban shore was, and still is, a centerpiece of controversy in the War on Terror. Starting in... More >>

  • DANDY RANDY

    published April 11, 2012

    You might know him as Tom Haverford, the hilarious co-star next to Amy Poehler on Parks and Recreation who's more obsessed with one-liners and... More >>

  • COMIC CHRONICLES

    published April 11, 2012

    Guy Delisle is used to being a stranger on foreign soil: His older works—titled Shenzhen, Pyongyang, and Burma... More >>

  • HYDROFRACK OFF

    published April 4, 2012

    Drill, baby, drill. Hydraulic fracturing, known on the streets as "hydrofracking," involves the explosion of rock layers by an extremely... More >>

  • PANEM SLAM

    published March 21, 2012

    For many readers, The Hunger Games is a tale of desperate courage as Katniss defends her District and her life against the murderous... More >>

  • LAUGH LINES

    published March 14, 2012

    There's always something more than a little awe-inspiring about great comedy done on the fly, and the Peoples Improv Theater (named Best Comedy... More >>

  • WALL STREET

    published March 7, 2012

    After watching The Artist sweep the Oscars, it’s evident that there's nothing that the French can't do. Occupy Rousseau, a program... More >>

  • CAMERA GALELLA

    published February 29, 2012

    TMZ fans, meet your maker. In Leon Gast’s documentary Smash His Camera, the life of Ron Galella, the “Godfather of the U.S.... More >>

  • BLACK SHEEP

    published February 22, 2012

    According to his Twitter bio, if we don’t buy his new book, You’re Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other... More >>

  • LIVE FROM NEW YORK

    published February 8, 2012

    From playing on Saturday Night Live’s “Celebrity Jeopardy!” as a faux Sean Connery (“Knock, knock, Trebek”) to... More >>

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