There's something to be said about being told specifically not to do something: It makes you kind of want to do it anyway, right? Translate this into a psychological study on the impact of no smoking signs and you have a conundrum: Telling smokers not to light up actually increases their crav ... More >>
Julian Assange joins U.S. President Barack Obama, actor Colin Firth and designer Tom Ford on a list of the 20 best dressed men in the world from the French magazine Le Figaro Madame, as reported by CNN Mexico. Placement on the list is something of a coup for Assange, whose look was described ... More >>
Last week Japan was hit by earthquake, tsunami, and volcano. As the country tries to come back from this series of disasters, donations are pouring in from world citizens.
Rightbloggers are doing their part, too. They're using the catastrophe as a teachable moment to explain that Obama sucks, glob ... More >>
Back in early April we stumbled upon a Philadelphia Inquirer trend piece all a-drool over the latest meme in man-style: the "Retrosexual." According to the piece, such a fellow, largely inspired by Don Draper, trounced about with a trilby atop his pomaded 'do, clad in a three-piece suit, ciga ... More >>
WNYC, it isn't. Via NYT CityRoom, after two previous mistrials, white supremacist-nationalist internet radio host and blogger Harold "Hal" Turner -- who broadcasts from his home in North Bergen, New Jersey -- was convicted today of threatening to assault or kill not one, not two, but three fe ... More >>
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April 10, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 26
Only the Knicks Can Make Us Respectable Now
by Joe Flaherty and Ross Wetzsteon
After years of false pregnancies, the New York sporting crowd may at last father a legitimate champion. For a long time now ... More >>