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  • News

    October 23, 2013

    Saving Private Tongues

    Two CUNY linguists set out to find endangered languages lurking within the five boroughs

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    The Rapture Talk Baseball, Seattle, Postpunk Redux, And Their Difficult Second Album

    ​In this week's Voice, we profiled the Rapture, recently re-signed to DFA Records. Luke Jenner, Vito Roccoforte, and Gabriel Andruzzi are voluble guys, so there was plenty of material that we couldn't fit into the story. Here are a few pieces from our interviews that touch on the band's early ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Easter Island Statue Mystery Solved?

    via Alex Grechman​A new book challenges the previously accepted theory about how the giant stone statues on Easter Island, or "moai," came to be. The inhabitants of the island when Dutch explorers visited in 1722 were thought to be too impoverished and meek to carve and move the moai. An advan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Sidewalk-Raging New Yorkers Secretly Want to Punch Tourists in the Head

    via Mark Armstrong​In New York City, we have all sorts of rage that other people from other places don't get to have. Many of those rages are proximity-based. Because there are a lot of us, and we like to get to where we're going in a hurry. Damn right! The Wall Street Journal has dissected th ... More >>

  • News

    June 5, 2001

    Romancing the Republic

    Disney and the U.S. Military Whitewash Pearl Harbor and Woo Patriots