The award-winning U.S. Poet Laureate reads, followed by a Q&A with CBE's Senior Rabbi Andy Bachman.
via Alex GrechmanA new book challenges the previously accepted theory about how the giant stone statues on Easter Island, or "moai," came to be. The inhabitants of the island when Dutch explorers visited in 1722 were thought to be too impoverished and meek to carve and move the moai. An advan ... More >>
Who polices the police? In New Jersey, it's lawmakers who are moving to "crack down" on steroid use among police and firefighters, who are more obsessed with staying fit than everyone else in New Jersey. The measure, introduced as a state assembly bill on Monday, would make it so "uniformed p ... More >>
A Cunning American Boy Becomes a Mexican Cartel Soldier and East L.A. Executioner
"I just like seeing our press releases verbatim on blogs. That's just my favorite." Think they'll play inside this rig tonight at the Bowery Ballroom? Brooklyn's White Rabbits were known for two things when they first emerged in 2007: the ska/soul affectations of their sure-footed debut, Fort Nigh ... More >>
Disappearing job postings prompt Ph.D.'s to mull a career change
Moira Shearer (1926-2006), Rebecca Wright (1947-2006)
While the Ruins of the World Trade Center Smoldered, the Bush Administration Launched an Assault on the Constitution
Richard Helmss Afghani Niece Leads Corps of Taliban Reps
Get Ready For Takeoff as the Rucker Tourney Heads For Its Final
What was gained by last week's bombing spree? No one knows.