Apart from the overcrowding and cost of living, subway ads are one of the most depressing things about New York City. But now, next to the usual ads offering escape in vacation destinations and self-realization in a pair of shoes, you'll find a glimmer of hope in a Uniqlo ad featuring 32-year-old De ... More >>
Last night at about 5pm in a rainy Midtown, a line -- full of kids and adults alike in oversized hats, fur hoodies, ironic t-shirts, skinny jeans, and any other article of clothing Vice might consider a "do" --stretched down the block from the Roseland Ballroom. The mass amount of people continued, ... More >>
This has been a year of ups and downs for the Oakland, California, metal band High on Fire. On the upside, the band's sixth album, De Vermis Mysteriis, was released. It kicks ass. On the downside, frontman Matt Pike boozed his way into rehab over the summer. But he's out now, and the band's back on ... More >>
Better than: Paul Ryan's hair.
Disasters have a way of forgetting themselves. The attention span of the public is fickle; once the actual logistics of dealing with catastrophe replace splashy news coverage we often lose interest. See: Hurricane Katrina. Other news catches our attention, some o ... More >>
There was a time when the best place to hear new music was Hot 97, when the sound of bombs going off would signal a song debuting across the city. But if anyone wanted those songs for themselves, they'd have to buy a whole damn album or sit around and wait until it came on the radio again. Yes, thes ... More >>
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musicianfinishes up this week, with the Round of 32 scheduled to kick off Monday. (The schedule and results so far are he ... More >>
Writing for the Atlantic Monthly, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Taylor Branch offers a powerful indictment of the hypocrisy built into college sports, where universities make billions off of athletes who are essentially working full-time jobs for free.
Try not to nibble on your broccoli purse.
Fulvio Bonavia is an Italian photographer and graphic artist who makes fashion accessories out of food. Many of the images shown here are originally taken from his book, A Matter of Taste (Hachette Australia, 2008). Based in Milan, the phographer beg ... More >>
Hard at Work for a Corporate Lobbying FirmThe Summer of Ass is real! And unpaid interns are riding the heels of it. The Baltimore Sun documented a new trend this week in the Greater Washington DC area -- interns in "scantily clad" clothing are running rampant in supposed "professional setting ... More >>
The interior of the hardest door in New York. All photos by Jeff Neumann.Today, the New York Post finally fully blows the lid off the long percolating Mike's Apartment story--touted in secrecy by Gawker, its location outed shortly afterwards, and the subject of many rumors since. Now: Meet Mi ... More >>