On Friday, as New Yorkers reacted to the news of the city's first confirmed Ebola case, two members of a queer Facebook group announced plans to throw a dance party fundraiser to benefit organizations battling the epidemic. Instead, they got a big gay backlash. Michelle Burnaby, a nurse at a New Y ... More >>
With the Olympics fast approaching, it seemed appropriate to profile NYC's very own celebrity titleholder of sorts: the 2013 World Brewers Cup Champion -- as in brewed coffee -- Erin McCarthy lives amongst us. McCarthy is on Counter Culture's wholesale technical support staff. Our conversation began ... More >>
Stan Douglas updates the 1970s in Luanda–Kinshasa
Hunting for viruses with Columbia's Simon Anthony
Michael T. Kaufman, 1938-2010The world is ringing right now with news of Osama Bin Laden's death, the terrorist mastermind having been killed by the United States almost 10 years after the September 11 attacks he planned. But as an interesting footnote, it's worth pointing out, as FishbowlNY ... More >>
Ooh. Would you like to own Norman Mailer's nautical-themed Brooklyn Heights home, on Columbia Heights near Pineapple Street? Of course you would, though if you don't have $2.5 million, that will be difficult. But you could own other things the literary icon once touched, like his 1960s-era ju ... More >>
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
A 10-disc box from the '30s captures a troubled nation in transition
Marking the recent passing of the great Swedish realist "cameraman," MOMA pays tribute
James Brown, 19332006
An activist filmmaking collective wants to change the worldone documentary at a time
Essential doc views globalization through prism of Tanzanian eco-disaster, sees colonialism
Jihadists Appear to Confound Colonialist Confab
Finally a chance to catch up on all those new bands. Well, maybe not bands exactly . . .
Living near Ginger, Ray, Greg, Cindy, Dag Hammarskjold, and all that
Inside the Movement for Posthuman Rights
Zimbabwe Cleared by United Nations
Where Democracy Fails, Terrorism Grows in Sub-Saharan Africa
'Our Work Isn't Done. It's Just Begun.'
Will Our Refugee Program Survive 9-11 and the Breakup of the INS?
Youth Demand Action Outside the World Conference Against Racism
Navigating the Venice Biennales Sprawling Interzone
How African Science Has Demonstrated That HIV Causes AIDS
Award-Winning Photographer James Nachtwey Finds the Blood and Gore in Every War
African Prostitutes May Play a Crucial Role in Developing an HIV Vaccine
Bereft of medicine and money, traditional cultures mobilize in a new way.