Depending on who you ask, TED Talks are either a treasured vehicle for the exchange of ideas or a sad representation of our generation's inability to pay attention to things. Brooklyn writer Eric Thurm is trying to settle the question once and for all: He's getting eight experts drunk before putti ... More >>
At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity.
Party in the park
The novelist gathers up a wide collection of her essays.
Every week, Sharon Steel watches the Real World Brooklyn so nobody else has to. Last week, transgender housemate Katelynn repeatedly attacked stripper's poles. This week, boyfriends, girlfriends, and mice come to visit! Ryan a/k/a the Idiot King and his long-term GF Belle Did the cast of The Real ... More >>
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
The brutal playwright's comic The Sea doesn't float
Fringe Fest roundup: Featuring Poe, the Olsens, and the disembodied head of Sam Walton
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Clarke's debut is a magnum opus full of faeries, phantom fleets, footnotes, and friendship
Indie Mormon Cinema Attempts a Mainstream Conversion
Crowe keeps swinging in a naval-gazing epic about the agony and ecstasy of leadership
Continuing-Ed Students Have Chances to Study Abroad
Jenny Uglow Shines a Light on the Lunar Men
A Conversation With Master Fictioneer Harry Mathews
Soldiers of Misfortune
A Rough Guide to the Flash and Trash of Summer Reading
Prep schools rethink a standard