One hundred thousand truths
THE SONG: "Ertra, Ertra, Ertra." THE YEAR: 1993. THE REASON: Unbearably shrill second half; ruined all Uncanny X-Men back issues featuring Siryn and/or Banshee. To write that the Eritrean national anthem sounds as though the Horn of Africa has severed ties with its mainland and receded into the Re ... More >>
Lauren ShockeySalt, salt, and more salt. I was skeptical of salt snobbery before visiting the Meadow, self-described "selmeliers" Mark and Jennifer Bitterman's new West Village shop specializing in salt. How different is one salt from the next, really? Do you need to own multiple varieties of ... More >>
A crowd at Ramstein Air Base welcomes the flight bearing Michael Durant, an Army Warrant Officer who had been released after being taken hostage in Somalia in October 1993. (DOD) All the excitement over Wednesday night's presidential address on Iraq means little attention is being devoted to the U ... More >>
The disappeared: Are they dead? Are they alive? Ask Congress. Ask the president.
Soldiers of Misfortune
Claire Deniss Band of Outsiders