Take a tour of Jules Feiffer's life
Exploring the legacy of Roland Barthes
Well, this is fun. Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit news organization ProPublica recently compiled an awesome database of very compelling information. And as it turns out, I went through it, and consequently, have a funny story about it!
For the first time in at least 30 years, the port of New York and New Jersey was shut down today by a wildcat strike. Several hundred workers have walked off the job in a sympathy strike after pickets from a Philadelphia longshoremen's union local showed up at work sites throughout the metro ... More >>
A journalist takes the spotlight
Okay, second day of Press Clips. All killer, no filler. Here we go.
Long for This World examines the scientific battle against aging
Legendary New York painter Chuck Close has been named by President Obama to the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. Close came to fame by taking photographs of his subjects and then sometimes using an airbrush and grids to create hyper-realist paintings from them. (A nice syno ... More >>
On January 22, St. Ann's Warehouse will be hosting a benefit concert to help pay medical expenses for Tuli Kupferberg, the anti-war poet and all around wiseass who co-founded local heroes the Fugs. Whether because of their political activism (Kupferberg was arrested trying to levitate the P ... More >>
Years ago we gave to a family friend, an middle-aged Irishwoman who never read much of anything, a copy of Angela's Ashes. We hoped her feeling for her heritage would lead her to appreciate the gift, but did not expect her to read it. But when next we saw her she had read it clean through and cheerf ... More >>
New short-story collection evokes a young Alice Munro
He changed American journalism and letters, and co-founded The Village Voice
Zappa and Eisenhower guest-star in poet Tracy K. Smith's award-winning Duende
Who better to save America than an armed Mark Wahlberg? Seriously.
Hollywood elite watches war through a rose-tinted flat screen
Neither rain nor sleet nor writer's block kept Suzan-Lori Parks from her play a day
Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna
The muckraking outsider never gave a damn about entree
Don Forst hands in resignation as New Times gets the keys
Separated from racial mainstreams, the outsiders make their mark
Is Albee's Virginia Woolf a great play? At any rate, it's one that can live again and again.
The media must get toughereven on itself
When a writer hangs up her Internet shingle, fans go wild. And order ottomans.
Well, it seemed funny at the time
Why Jazz and Pop Don't Make the Cut
Comics With an X
Might Even Be Said to Possess a Mind
New Dramas Make ConnectionsNo Music Required
Black Theaters Cope With Cash Crunch
Top American AIDS Official Calls Rate of New Infections 'Unacceptably High'
Targeted Doctor Wears a Bulletproof Vest