Everything Is Illuminated

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    BOOKSHAKALAKA: The National Book Awards Jam Throws Down for 2010

    The 2010 National Book Awards at the Cipriani Wall Street ballroom. All the people who were at these tables are still hungover.​An unlikely ballroom of people in the troubled business of literature -- publishers, editors, writers, reporters, and respective sycophants -- gather yearly to ostens ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2010

    Cover Girl: Is Nicole Krauss Being Objectified on the Cover of the New York Times Book Review?

    ​The New York Times Book Review for October 17, 2010 features Great House author Nicole Krauss on its cover. The book, her highly anticipated third novel and the follow-up to The History of Love, is reviewed by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in an article entitled "Hearts Full of Sorrow," teased ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2010

    Honda vs. Hipsters: Australian Ads Target 'Ironic' Young People in Skinny Pants

    Honda Australia "asked the question: how much hipster can you pack into a Jazz?" A Jazz, apparently, is a new kind of car that is small, but spacious? I the commercial above, the hip youths try to put vinyl in the car's CD player, fill crevices with what must be the Australian equivalent of Pabst B ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 23, 2010


    Join a conversation with Liev Schreiber

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Cruelty-Free Pre-Thanksgiving with Lou Reed, Others at Tavern on the Green

    ​Planning to tuck into a nice, fat turkey this Thanksgiving? What are you, sick? Turkeys are your animal companions. Repent of your carnivorism in the traditional way -- with celebrities! On November 22, the Sunday before Thanksgiving, Russell Simmons will host "Celebration FOR The Turkeys" ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 6, 2006

    Hütz to the Rescue

    Gogol Bordello's mastermind single-handedly improves your boring life

  • NYC Life

    August 2, 2005

    Gypsy Punk

    Ukrainian frontman reveals his plans for world domination

  • NYC Life

    January 25, 2005

    Mo' Money

    Tsunami benefits and political parties, oh my! Stars shine.

  • Books

    June 29, 2004

    Meister Singer

    Without feathers: Reading young Jewish American writers through a radical forebear