Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
A geographic crossroads of flavors and culture, the small country of Georgia is a hotbed for unique foods -- here, the hearty stews of Eastern Europe meet the spices of the Middle East and the subtle breeze of Mediterranean flavor via the Black Sea. New York City has a small concentration of Georgia ... More >>
Ah, the controversy that comes with naming the "best" places. Newsweek "gathered 53 luminary chefs" and compiled a list of the 101 best places to eat around the world. Here are the New York nominations: Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare Specialty: Fried Blowfish Tails "It's the Western version of omak ... More >>
An assortment of local bands heading to Texas for beer, BBQ, and maximum blogability
Careening around a dim warehouse and gripping a bowler hat like Liza Minnelli on uppers, Thom Yorke leaves no doubt of his dancing prowess in the clip for "Lotus Flower," the lead single off Radiohead's feverishly received eighth album, The King of Limbs. His delectably bizarre moves continue ... More >>
Star-studded lineup videos: now a thing. Yes, the Tennessee mega-festival, now in its tenth (!) year, has announced its initial lineup, the usual melange of rappers, rockers, and jam-band monoliths, this year headlined by Eminem and Arcade Fire, only one of whom won the Album of the Year Grammy 48 ... More >>
• There are just three days of April left and it's cold! Today will be in the high 50s, chilly and windy, with occasional showers. But the weekend highs are in the 80s, so hang in there. And don't forget your umbrella. • Ukrainian politicians got rowdy at parliament yesterday, throwing e ... More >>
Rich people problems. Compelling ones!
Four films at the Brooklyn Museum of Art
A crop of filmmakers race to document their past in this year's Jewish Film Fest
This is a really ugly poster. But Palo Santo has me in a sleeper lock, and this is an Okkervil River side project, so ignore the cock-a-too-ugly-birdie and take a fuckin' risk, man. The show's in a castle.
Four cool adventures for three hot months
Intimate Turkish drama chronicles a rocky relationship
In which the author goes back to her guidette roots on the Jersey boardwalk
Track after track of sincere classicism, internationalist anarchism, and foiled espionage
Behind the scenes of New York's only caviar express line
Hey, remember when climate change was a swell idea? Coconuts were in the offing.
The American empire goes for brokeand it could be heading that way
Ukraine takes everyone's eyes off Iraq, keeps Russkies off-balance
Grab some eats, spread a tablecloth, and get lost in the landscape
At the Gates of a Global Oil Rush, Turkish Fishermen Threaten a Blockade
King Kong Landlord Boots Out the Blind on 44th Street
America Goes Into the Energy Business With the Former Evil Empire