• Columns

    August 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 22, 2012

    Neil Gaiman, 7, Interviewed About Scientology by the BBC in 1968

    Former Scientologist Patty Moher was going through her collection of old church magazines and other materials when she spotted something pretty remarkable. I visited her this weekend at a gathering of other ex-Scientologists and Scientology researchers, and several of us marveled at her find. It w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2012

    Our Scientology Puzzle Solved!

    In yesterday's story celebrating our commenting community at the end of the year, I mentioned that back in the summer, I had planted a puzzle in our very successful series, The Top 25 People Crippling Scientology. Despite the large readership of that series, no one managed to spot the little visua ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    UK UFO Files Released

    "Doughnut" over Sri Lanka​The British National Archives just released about 8,500 pages of UFO reports that date back to the 1950s. What do these long-classified files tell us? Was Stonehenge planted by extraterrestrials? Is Dr. Who based on real events? Is Kate Middleton a Species-like creatu ... More >>

  • Books

    July 13, 2010

    A Brief History of Nakedness Lays Bare the Story of Nudism

    Philip Carr-Gomm tracks life in the buff

  • Film

    June 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Geezer Wins at Westminster Dog Show

    Ch Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee (aka Stump) was born December 1, 1998. In dog years, he's Harrison Ford, but that didn't keep the superannuated Sussex spaniel from showing up the young stars at the Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden last night and taking Best in Show. Stump, whose compet ... More >>

  • Music

    January 14, 2009

    Antony Hegarty, Transformer

    Fresh from a disco smash, an NYC original evolves anew

  • People

    June 14, 2005

    Parade Fatigue

    To march or not to march? That is the Gay Pride Day question.

  • News

    March 22, 2005

    Watching the Detective

    Sherlock Holmes lives on—in fan societies, annotated versions, and new adventures

  • Books

    February 8, 2005
  • Music

    March 5, 2002