Ben Davis sums up art, class, and criticism in 9.5 Theses
Animal Farm: 2013, 1998, 1954, 1946, 1879 Molasses Books Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., free This little piggy went to market. This little piggy stayed home. This little piggy wrote a politically charged parody a mere 14 delicate days after the 9/11 attacks and barely sidestepped legal action, but not witho ... More >>
That's how one of the contributors on the popular site Broadwayworld.com describes the currently previewing production of Macbeth starring the daring Alan Cumming as the manipulated male of the title. Switching milieus of Shakespeare plays to update/enhance/comment on the text is nothing new, but ... More >>
You can't have sex anymore, for obvious reasons. You can't drink because people found out a while ago that it's an illness and now everyone's recovering and staying away from the devil booze as if it were death itself.
Mike Bloomberg has already come under fire for just about every aspect of the late-night raid that cleared Occupy Wall Street out of Zuccotti last week. From reports of police violence, to keeping members of the press from observing the action, to disregarding a restraining order reopening the park, ... More >>
Party like its 1993 and youre partying like its 1984
Haunch of Venison helps the painter celebrate five decades of luridness
An exhibit and book look back at the future
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Hell Over Hollywood: The Truth About the Movies! Author: Jitterbug-hating revi ... More >>
Jason Perlow/Hamburger AmericaJosh Ozersky and friend. Last Friday morning on the windswept tundra that was Soho, one half expected to encounter a pack of wolves trundling down Spring Street. Instead, a larger, equally hungry apparition materialized in the mercifully insulated confines of Bal ... More >>
Brutal brawling in the first throwdown of the 2009 elections
Now you can find out if you're being surveilled by the FBI or the NYPD.
A troubled legacy in Iran, Iraqbut don't ignore the Secretary's war on privacy
Rumsfeld warns that the enemy can succeed in changing our way of life. It already has.
Not only our enemies around the world scoff when Bush speaks of human rights
Talking with Joe Sacco, the innovator of contemporary comics journalism
A futuristic anatomy of the melancholyand the sanguinary
Losing America's birthright, the George Bush way
Bones of a Blimp: How the loss of military virtues fosters a politics of militarism
Orwell's barnyard classic makes vivid hay of things onstage
What Every Student Needs to Know: How to Beat Writer's Block
But What Did Clinton's White House Know?
Psychogeographers Navigate New York City's Changing Landscape
Watchdog Color-Codes Government Infringements on Privacy
Computers Will Say What We Are
Leftists Who Love the War Too Much
'Citizens Will Not Become Informants'
A Small Cartel of Conservative Lawyers Rewrites the American Rule
This Book Is 'An Act of Treason'
Giving the FBI a Blank Warrant
The New Thought Police Don't Care What You DoOnly What You Imagine
An Unlimited Right to Surveil
Does a Rocker Lurk in You?
Planned internet surveillance network proves spying is 'good government practice'
Birth Defects and Leukemia Ahead
The Surveillance Society: Part Two
The Surveillance Society: Part One