As Grant Hart bravely dealt with a godawful fire that nearly gutted his boyhood home in his native South St. Paul last year, the drummer/guitarist and visual artistformerly of American noise-pop legends Hüsker Düfound an emotional outlet, positing his brilliant pop songsmithery towar ... More >>
Not long ago, the museum cafeteria was where you lunched on sad ham-and-cheese sandwiches while resting your weary feet after gallivanting through crowded exhibits. No more. New York City boasts not only some of the best museums in the world, but also some of the top museum eateries, offering up e ... More >>
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May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20
Of honest men & good writers
By Jack Newfield
After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>
Jennifer WildThe Chicago-based poet Michael Robbins is heroin for literary nerds and music nerds alike. Britney Spears, Pink, and Buju Banton have all crashed the gates of Robbins's poetry, which began appearing last year in the New Yorker; his newest piece in that magazine, "Lust For Life" ( ... More >>
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August 19, 1965, Vol. X, No. 44
Some Things Unite Them, Some Things Divide Them
By Jack Newfield
WASHINGTON D.C. On Sunday, August 8, in front of the White House, a young man, wearing a "Support the National Liberation Front" button, ... More >>
People who don't like baseball just don't get it. They think fanaticism is an act or a hobby or a persona or a quirk. Like everything we say we or do is really just an affect.
So when I say, I am quarantining myself for the next month and a half in an effort to spare friends and loved ones ... More >>