New show diagrams the tangled webs that network the art game's players
This time, it's Captain Asskick goes to Washington
Better Than: A nap on the beach on Diego Garcia Island. I think. Diego Garcia's Paradise dropped on October 8 via Concord Records, and though the former lead singer of New York indie outfit Elefant hit the road shortly thereafter in support of his new work, it's clear that the ambitious performer i ... More >>
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A primate at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn was strangled by a chain used to hold its play objects to its cage, according to U.S.D.A inspection documents obtained by Runnin' Scared. According to those same documents, the laboratory where the monkey was kept has a history of infraction ... More >>
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ROSAT, the decommissioned German satellite that fell to Earth yesterday, broke up upon entering the atmosphere and probably scattered debris over Southeast Asia. We say, "probably," because no one really knows where the dang thing is. The Washington Post reports ROSAT entered the atmosphere b ... More >>
Jean and Scott Adam, an American couple, were taken captive by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean yesterday. The pair were sailing from Mumbai to Oman when they were captured, and "sources onshore in Somalia indicated that a well-known piracy gang from northern Somalia had captured them and was ta ... More >>
This weekend we got another fat load of WikiLeaks, based on purloined diplomatic cables to and from the U.S. State Department. As happened when Julian Assange's muckraking endeavor leaked U.S. military data from Iraq earlier this year, conservatives are outraged, and some call, as before, for the ex ... More >>
Click to Enlarge.Via CopyRanter.Yesterday, Copyranter caught an advertisement (pictured right) for French weekly Courrier International. The conceit of the advertisement, by Saatchi & Saatchi France, as put by Copyranter: "The World Trade Center architects should have stopped at about 50 floo ... More >>
What's with these children who can't sit still and enjoy their Tamagotchis or whatever? Start a blog or something. Be safe! Instead, Abby Sunderland, like her brother Zac, insisted on sailing around the world alone. Expectedly, this is tough to do, and Thursday things got scary. Sunderland se ... More >>
Okay, we were all worried about 16-year-old Abby Sunderland, who was trying to sail around the world by herself and went missing in the Indian Ocean after losing satellite phone contact on Thursday, triggering a rescue effort. And a lot of us took out that worry on her parents. But, we can al ... More >>
Invisible seafarers in a city still addicted to shipping
A Yemeni airliner with 142 passengers and 11 crew crashed into the Indian Ocean near its destination, the island nation of Comoros, early this morning. Rescuers have retrieved alive a 5-year-old boy from the site, but so far none of the others have been saved, though some bodies have been recovered. ... More >>
Is Mayor Mugabe an outrageous comparison?
Whether new plays or revivals, Broadway shows seem to be singing familiar tunes
Crossing continents to explore the real Africa
China and Japan's latest beef; talk of fuel rationing gets serious
Her sticky issue: Is she or is she not running for president in 2008?
Let's think for just a moment about how much M.I.A. actually supports the Tamil Tigers
Bush's grand plan to keep control of the oil may have gone to Shiite
U.S. imperial ambitions aside, our economy is slipping behind
Hey, big spender, the Heritage Foundation is no longer happy with you
Disaster politics in the wake of the tsunami; Bush takes aim at the U.N.
As the poor of Asia count their dead, Wall Street basks in riches
Afropoppers, geezers, Qur'an readers, and Christians invite your participatory discretion
'It's odd that I met you,' said the late Spalding Gray. 'It's too many coincidences.'
Eavesdropping on a late, maddening, fragile art-disco genius whose work was never done
New Media Finds Its Place in the New World Order
The Pentagon's Path From Osama to Saddam
The Lit Parade
The Search for Those Who Did This to Us
A Visit to Waste-Dumping Sites Shows UN Conference to Be Ignoring Environmental Racism