We know how hard it must be to face a Monday after vacation. That's why we're distracting you with a selection of what the city's cooking up for your return.
There's a starman waiting at Lincoln Center
Rustie and Cashmere Cat bring the bass to BK’s Output
Plus, Wooster Enterprises, and Stan VanDerBeek.
For several years, we've been reporting about a crisis in Scientology as key members of the church -- including some of its highest-ranking former executives -- have left the organization and spoken out about its abuses. One by one, longtime, loyal Scientologists have announced that they are fed up ... More >>
[See More Quote Unquote: Reviewing the Doritos Locos Taco | Marcus Samuelsson Tells Ex-Convicts 'Texture Is Very Key' | Four Questions With Susan Austin, Owner of the Urban Lobster Shack] Appalled by the amount of salt and saturated fat found in supermarket prepared foods, Mike Lean of Glasgow Univ ... More >>
[ See More 3 Good Things: 3 Good Things: Vodka, Bacon, Lunch | 3 Good Things: The Future of Food | 3 Good Things: City Island, Fish Sauce, Fino ] 1 A Belfast-based design company goes mackerel fishing together off the coast of Northern Ireland. They fish, gut, cook, and finally eat together. [Ace ... More >>
The Voice was invited to join WWRL's Mark Riley on the BBC's Up All Night this past weekend, to chat with host Dotun Adebayo from across the pond. Every Saturday night, BBC 5 broadcasts live overnight, while checking in with correspondents from around the globe and spending an hour with two N ... More >>
The Alessio Rastani weirdness comes to a fitting end with the Next Media Animation treatment: Is the best part when the BBC anchors' heads explode? Or when it turns out Rastani is a noodling hippie?
The U.S. Navy fired a high-energy laser from a warship off of California to ignite a small boat on fire, the BBC reports. Laser technology has been tested for decades, but strikes over water have always been difficult due to dense ocean air reducing the beam's power. As the above video proves, sea a ... More >>
According to a new study, radiation from your cell phone does something to your brain. Or, more specifically, "cell-phone radiation waves increase activity in certain parts of the brain." But is this bad? Good? Can it lead to brain cancer? Should we talk less? No one is willing to go out on a ... More >>
Tony Hayward, the English bloke and former oil company CEO with the name that became infamous, and synonymous, with BP's 4.9 million barrels of oil spilled in the Gulf, and a sense of overwhelming incompetence in BP's attitude toward said spill (what with his taking time to go yachting, and c ... More >>
Following his recent radio appearance on the BBC, our own Foster Kamer was on the BBC's Culture Show this week to discuss the fine state of media in America, and boy, are we proud. Watch him here! In light of the BBC's current work, Runnin' Scared is now mounting a rally to "restore shaving" to Fos ... More >>
Second from the left, no? Credit: BBCIt's not quite Katie Couric busting the world's most unseemly move, but the above photo would seem to be evidence of Vogue editrix Anna Wintour's ability to clap her hands in a somewhat demonstrative and possibly even rhythmic way. Or is it just a lookalik ... More >>
For carnivores trying to reduce their meat consumption for the greater good (ie., sustainability reasons), vegetarian recipes from meat lovers may be the answer, such as Bill Niman, of Niman Ranch's, Three-Bean Chili and barbecue expert Steven Raichlen's Malaysian Grilled Tofu with Chilli Peanut Sau ... More >>
Marco Pierre White wonders why his former student, Gordon Ramsay, needs to yell and scream and belittle people so much. We have some ideas.[NY Post]The Journal reviews online dining reservation services.[WSJ]Shocker! New research out of the UK finds that popular recipes from celebrity chefs like Nig ... More >>
Cartoonists storm the city
Nothing spells job satisfaction like a good heist in two new crime series
Tracing the history of the military industrial complex
Free Speech for Everyone
The Adorableness of Asian Alphabet Pop