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    January 13, 2014

    Amiri Baraka: The Village Voice Years

    Amiri Baraka, the poet, playwright, and activist, died last week at the age of 79. Befitting a man with such a long, complicated and controversial career, not even his obituaries could agree. The New York Times calls him "polarizing," while the Jerusalem Post opted, among other qualifiers, for "hate ... More >>

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    May 16, 2013

    What Can You Do About the Coming Cicada Invasion? Eat them! (With Recipes)

    The common cicada, as it looks just before you eat it Unless you've been hiding underground for the last few months, you probably already know that New York City is due for a cicada invasion. Indeed, the cicadas themselves have been concealed deep in the dirt as they've undergone their 17-year lif ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013
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    May 18, 2011

    Scientology in Israel: All Holy Hell Breaking Loose?

    Benicio saw this one coming​Things have been a little quiet stateside for Scientology watchers (where's that next part of the Leiby saga, Marty?), but over in Israel, all hell has broken loose. For the last couple of weeks, we've been writing about what happens in the U.S. if Scientology cons ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    Is Red Bull & Vodka as Dangerous as Four Loko?; Donald Trump Sues Over Trump Vodka

    ​Guest bartending is popular among high-profile bartenders like Philip Ward of Mayahuel. Apparently, it's about "the cross-pollinating dynamic of the cocktail scene." [NY Times] New research suggests that mixing booze with energy drinks like Red Bull might be just as dangerous as drinking Fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Latest Out-of-Town Bloomberg Endorsement: Miami Mayor

    ​Mayor Bloomberg continues to rack up endorsements from people outside New York. The latest is that of Miami Mayor Manuel Diaz. To be fair, New York and Miami share a busy flight corridor, A-Rod likes to party there, and New York is always in contention with the Florida city for America's wors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    Arts Roundup: Puppet Show Panned, Etc.

    The Brooklyn Paper's Thurston Dooley III pans Puppetworks' Hansel & Gretel, claiming the puppeteers' "ability to pull the more important strings —- the heartstrings —- was unfairly hampered by a story that is dour when it should be upbeat and morose when it should be merely sad." He also says th ... More >>

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    July 30, 2008
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    March 6, 2007

    Au Revoir, Baudrillard

    Passed into the hyperreal In his final anti-consumerist, postmodern act, French philosopher Jean Baudrillard allowed Wikipedia to scoop the American press with news of his death. The tidings were posted on the wiki at 1:14 p.m., hours before the Jerusalem Post ran the AP version.

  • News

    February 22, 2005

    Columbia Implodes!

    Proceedings will not be tape-recorded, and the report will not be for the public

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2004
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    August 31, 2004

    The Daily Grind

    New York magazine's ambitious convention gamble breaks even—great big fancy ads help

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    August 30, 2004
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    September 2, 2003

    Holding Pattern

    A Palestinian Teen Gets Sent to Detention—and Stays

  • News

    November 26, 2002

    Up in Arms

    Israelis Flock to Buy Guns, Pack Heat at Services

  • News

    May 7, 2002

    Who's an Anti-Semite?

    Hating Not Just Israel, but Jews

  • NYC Life

    March 5, 2002

    Faith No More

    'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen