From Toronto, a glimpse of this year's most bracing films
Candy corn Oreos sound gross, but thanks to social media sites and BuzzFeed, they've gone absolutely viral. Krafts Food (owner of Nabisco) confirmed that on Monday that these golden Oreos are now available in Target stores.
Of all the far-right-wing bullshit "journalism" that litters the Interwebs, we've tracked down one of the bull-shitiest -- a Vegas oddsmaker who claims that the most scandalous conspiracy regarding President Barack Obama can be found at Columbia University.Admittedly, he doesn't know exactly what th ... More >>
Fencing has become the unofficial Olympic sport of New York City, with more than half of the Olympic fencing team being comprised of New Yorkers. Though they rep different boroughs (one is from the Upper West Side and the other the Bronx). Both of these first-time Olympians hoped to bring home gold ... More >>
Evie was President Barack Obama's nanny when he was a boy known as "Barry", living in Indonesia with his parents. Evie, now 66, has had a rough life, filled with beatings, tauntings, and unspeakable poverty. When she found the dead body of a transgendered friend floating in a canal, she got all he ... More >>
Everyone loves to travel; not everyone, however, lives to travel. During most of the year, Claire Handleman pays the rent working at Del Posto, the Bastianich-Batali Italian juggernaut that won four stars from the New York Times last year. Every winter, she packs up her bags and spends at le ... More >>
What a horrible year it's been. There's been something to annoy everyone, and everyone took full advantage: The health care bill, the Tea Party, the BP spill, the Ground Zero Mosque, the Glenn Beck and Jon Stewart rallies, the Republican Comeback, the enhanced TSA patdowns, WikiLeaks -- and every bi ... More >>
Brick Breaker is so over. This Sunday, the cover of the New York Times will feature tech writer Jenna Wortham's take on the super-popular iPhone game Angry Birds, which she describes simply as "catapulting birds at elaborate fortresses constructed by evil pigs." How could anyone resist? Appar ... More >>
President Barack Obama kicked off his Asia trip in India today with a speech at the Taj Mahal Palace, the very same hotel attacked by terrorists two years ago, as a symbolic gesture "absolutely" meant to send a message. Obama has made a priority of strengthening ties with India and other Asia ... More >>
Low Country dining aims a little higher
Click to Enlarge.Ha. A search on Google Trends shows that the 19th Amendment is being searched more than any other term right now. That's because it's the 19th Amendment's 90th birthday! And people don't remember what it is. Though...how would they know it's the 19th Amendment's birthday?
From L.A. to Bali, city workers film mayor touting himself at your expense
Above all, a cookbook should be useful and accurate, but that's not why we love them. A great cookbook isn't just a compendium of recipes; it takes you somewhere--into a cook's kitchen, to the South of France, or the South Pacific, or back in time. Following a 1961 recipe for Chateaubriand do ... More >>
Lost in the babble about the Wall Street rubble was last week's provocative piece on Bill Moyers Journal. Beyond its hackneyed title, "Following the Money," it gets to the heart of the global financial meltdown (video, transcript). Last night's Frontline episode, "Inside the Meltdown," was an int ... More >>
People around the world who arent our enemies now distrust us as allies
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
Sing mie, mie, mie at new Whitney Avenue Indonesian warung
Idiosyncratic annual sampling ranges from post-Mao China to sleepy Sri Lanka
Tristan's annual roundup of 12 months of foot fetishes, male prostitutes, and porn-bashing
Robert Wilson reverently stages an ancient Indonesian epic
The Hit List
Stunning Russian whatsit, embedded Iraq doc, Malaysian new wave elevate lowlands fest
Disaster politics in the wake of the tsunami; Bush takes aim at the U.N.
But Nagging Gas Pains in Iraq Continue
Ten Questions the Media Can't Answer
Controlled Chaos Rules at FringeNYC
Art and Contradiction at the Havana Bienal
Moves From All Over
Patients Find Care and Comfort in S.I.
Dance in a Global Economy
Three Women Ignite Asian Traditions
Houses and Colleges March on Nike