• Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    An Argentine Gay Reacts In Horror To The New Pope

    A source of mine is an Argentinian gay male. And when he heard about the appointment of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope, he didn't exactly swell with nationalistic pride. Says the guy: "Bergoglio appears to have been actively involved in protecting the dictatorship's abuses in the 70's and also of ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 20, 2013


    Conor Oberst is ready to fight

  • Voice Choices

    February 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Obama Votes! (Exclusive Photo)

    Barack Obama voted in Chicago a little while ago, and we got this candid snap through a periscope and a screendoor. The thing in the lower left hand corner is a timestamp. The Washington Times says that Bill Ayers preceded Obama at the polling station. "Your pooler confirmed his identity after yell ... More >>

  • Theater

    September 10, 2008

    Afrobeating the Dictators in Fela!

    In the new musical, two strong assets search for a more cogent context

  • Voice Choices

    September 10, 2008


    An evening with Orhan Pamuk and Salman Rushdie

  • Film

    February 5, 2008
  • Music

    October 16, 2007

    Worry About the Government

    Breezy, exhilarating sounds to mask South American strife

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    Wear Red on Saturday for Burma

    Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu said he will join the call for a boycott of the 2000 Olympics unless China changes its U.N. Security Council position on Burma. Saturday, October 6th, has been declared an International Day of Action For Burma. Organizers are asking that people worldwide wear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Sit-In Monday at Burmese Mission

    Photo by Racoles via Flickr Members of New York City's Buddhist community are organizing a sit-in on Monday at the Burmese Mission to show support for the monks and citizens who are posing a challenge to the country's military junta and being met with violent reprisals. The silent protest will beg ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2005

    Saddam Hussein: The Miniseries

    Somebody get Mel Gibson on the phone

  • Film

    September 28, 2004
  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003

    The Great Race

    A lesson from post-apartheid South Africa

  • News

    October 23, 2001

    Pakistan’s Peaceniks

    A Tiny Antiwar Movement Takes on Nukes, Military Spending, and Dictatorship

  • News

    August 4, 1998

    Inside China's Darkest Places

    'They Stuffed Pieces of Mouse Into My Mouth Until I Couldn't Breathe'