8 years ago
If you know where to look as you travel through Jersey City, you can spot the institutions of one of the most vital Kenyan communities in the United States. There's the Mallory Coffee Shop, where Kenyans can order ugali, an oatmeal-like dish, with...
8 years ago | Let's Run for President!
January 9, 2008 Joe Biden: A Poem While Hillary conjures tears, Obama delivers feel-special sermons, and Edwards pretends he's tough, Joe Biden goes home*, having received 628 New Hampshire votes**. But let it be known: The verbose man from Delawa...
11 years ago
Owe no man any thing. Romans 13:8 Don't worry about the loans. I'm doing good, Dad, and it's gonna stay that way. Bud Fox [Charlie Sheen] in Oliver Stone's Wall Street. For me, it was all about easy money. When I started college, I needed and want...
12 years ago
Few deserve a more fearsome reputation than Igor Zinoviev, a 36-year-old Russian with a military-issue crew cut and a body that most closely resembles a cinder block. He's a Soviet-trained expert in several martial arts, a former Red Army commando...
13 years ago
In a batting cage deep in the bowels of Yankee Stadium, John Rodriguez is lashing line drive after line drive as the sounds of hip-hop blare throughout the room. Over the din, the man throwing batting practice, a scout who signed Rodriguez to a mi...
15 years ago
Hidden on the roof of an elevated subway station deep in Brooklyn, a gangly twentysomething man watches as a train rumbles in, its awesome power shaking the structure to the foundation. Later he'll claim to have felt no butterflies, but now he mov...