Everyone in William Inge's Pulitzer winning 1953 play Picnic seems to be yearning, striving, or regretting (which is really just another form of yearning).
No-nonsense Flo Owens is still wounded by lost love; her husband--who wasn't all he was cracked up to be--left years ago. Meanwhile, her comely ... More >>
Pig Ear in Aspic (a/k/a "Crystal Pig Skin Frozen" on the menu) was one of the more unusual dishes assayed by the Organ Meat Society that evening.
Lately, the Organ Meat Society has been often seen along Flushing's Main Street, because that is where the city's best collection of variety meats is fo ... More >>
Last night, supporters of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot packed Liberty Hall for a reading in support of the three band members on trial for "hooliganism."
This morning, the band's supporters kept the momentum rolling, with demonstrations outside a Russian Orthodox church and the Russian ... More >>
Brooklyn-via-Alaska-via-Moscow chanteuse Olga Bell leads Bell, a flickering electro-flutter crew living somewhere between Björk's disjunctive spirals, Gang Gang Dance's placeless grooves and Fever Ray's slow-mo spelunking. After releasing a handful of EPs and sporadic internet singles, Bell ... More >>
Leave it to the city's finest tabloid, the New York Post, to report back every time Anna Chapman, the sexy Russian spy swapped back to the motherland in July, leaves the house. As it turns out, she's something of a big deal in her home country, schmoozing with cosmonauts and bank bosses.
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April 14, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 26
America in Vietnam: From Here to Nowhere
By Michael Harrington
As I write, the news is filled with reports on Buddhist demonstrations in Vietnam. Indeed, events are moving so fast that, by the time thi ... More >>
BravoFor all of the drama that its premiere promised, last night's episode of Top Chef was disappointingly tension-free, relying on the gay marriage debate and a highly contrived (and surprisingly flaccid) battle of the sexes to lend some spark to the proceedings.Reminding us yet again that W ... More >>