Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Talib Kweli is gearing up to release his fifth solo album, Prisoner of Consciousness, on May 7th. The project features collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Curren ... More >>
Bag numbers 19 (left) and 18 (right) were, respectively, Blue Bottle's Guatemala Maya Ixil, roasted in Brooklyn, and Four Barrel's Guatemala Antigua Santa Cruz, roasted in San Francisco. I drink a lot of coffee at home, ground from beans right before being deposited in a French press. I saved the ... More >>
The re-Africanized fried chicken at Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster This highly idiosyncratic list is based entirely on my own dining predilections, and only includes chefs whose work I'm reasonably familiar with. Certain figures have been excluded from consideration -- Thomas Keller, for example ... More >>
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Paul Theroux Goes Native
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'Our Work Isn't Done. It's Just Begun.'
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Sir Coxsone Turns On the Power
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Scientists Find Ancient DNA in Living Africans
The INS Finally Frees Lulseged Dhine, But Other Immigrant Detainees Fight On
He'd go wherever there was suffering
The Bombing of the Al Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant in Sudan is one of Clinton's lamest lies but who cares?
How the U.S. undid UNSCOM through its empire of electronic ears