Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Sadat X notched his place in hip-hop history as part of the Brand Nubian crew who coined the tail-end golden-era classic One For All. Since then he's also droppe ... More >>
Macaulay Culkin's iPod (le) poisson rouge Thursday, December 8 Better than: I would say Elijah Wood's iPod but I don't think that's true. The giddiness set in about four hours before Macaulay Culkin's party at (le) poisson rouge's gallery bar last nightyes, that Macaulay Culkin. Upon ... More >>
Shepard Fairey, creator of the frequently vandalized mural on Houston and Bowery, is back in the game with a series of street installations depicting bearded crazy person/actor Joaquin Phoenix. Vulture reports that the Joaquins have been spotted in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Bo ... More >>
Here's what's on our minds (and in the news) this morning: • Apple posts its best non-holiday quarter in history. The company said net income in the quarter that ended March 31 rose 90 percent, to $3.07 billion. (Which is not quite what Goldman Sachs made, but getting on up there.) • Ai ... More >>
We are split on the fate of Jared Largo, the Staten Island ferry mate who got suspended for stamping shamrocks all over the pilothouse of his vessel. On the one hand, the inked clovers are at least as out-of-bounds as Andre the Giant posters on city streets (and we shudder to think what yo ... More >>
Marking the final edition of the NYUFF, one-time director Ed Halter looks back. And forward.
In search of that perfect 'candidate-beater' tank top
A holiday guide to coffee-table books with a jagged edge