New Yorkers are being urged to think globally and eat locally by the Northeast Organic Farming Association, which launched its Locavore Challenge Monday.
To the world, he’s Wolverine; to New Yorkers, he may always be the singing, dancing, blindingly high-wattage musical star of The Boy From Oz and his one-man show Back on Broadway. This fall, though, he’s in a lower-key theater role, playing a character known simply as the Man in The... More »
You don't care about Derek Jeter anymore, but look at this badass 'New Yorker' cover. This isn't close to the first time baseball is the subject of the New Yorker's cover, and it won't be the last. But it's one of the cooler ones inShow More Summary
In 2001, illustrator Mark Ulriksen told the San Francisco Chronicle that growing up, all he wanted to be was a center fielder for the San Francisco Giants. But over the years, his allegiances have gravitated to another MLB team, creating...Show More Summary
I started to skim the latest cover story from the New Yorker and couldn’t stop reading it. It’s a long but fascinating chronicle of the history of Anonymous, and particularly of Christopher Doyen, a.k.a. “Commander X,” one of the early participants in Anonymous and the Peoples Liberation Front. Aron Barr of H.B. Gary was attempting [...]
The Classical Cloud. The New Yorker, Sept. 8, 2014.
The stage is set for America to meet a long-overdue national obligation now that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has recommended New Yorker Henry Johnson for the Medal of Honor.
Derek Jeter has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated, GQ, ESPN, the Sporting News and even Newsweek during his Hall-of-Fame bound career. And now, he's on the New Yorker.
Because every rodent deserves a chance to become dinner, check out today's end-of-day links: oldest woman who ever lived, un-nostalgic Williamsburg residents, Ted Cruz mocks The Bronx, and bulldog plays peakaboo. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]
Every New Yorker knows the subway was invented in order to give people a much-needed place to eat, poop, and pop pimples. Gothamist has seen the worst of the worst, but a recent mysterious substance on the G train has kept us up at night all week wondering whether the balance between the light and dark has precipitously tipped over for the worse. Show More Summary
There was a great piece yesterday in the New Yorker about the impossibility of the ‘language of finance‘. READ it! The message: The language of money is a powerful tool, […] The post Do You Cashtag? …and The Great Wall of Wall Street. appeared first on Trends... Find them, ride them and get off..
The New Yorker has published a fascinating profile on star Mexican wrestler Cassandro. An excerpt: At the top of the fun list, for Saúl [Armendáriz], was lucha libre—the flashy, popular Mexican brand of professional wrestling. EveryShow More Summary
In his piece on Robin Williams, Andrew Solomon of the New Yorker states that every 40 seconds, someone commits suicide. Actually, it’s every second of every day, as people choose the action, or inaction, that will end their lives sooner. When the patient with metastatic melanoma, who is quite capable of getting to the refrigerator, refuses to […]
Jelani Cobb, a New Yorker writer who has been spending some time in Ferguson, writes: Linda Chavez wondered on Fox News whether “the ‘unarmed teen’ mantra” really fit Brown, who was six feet four and nearly three hundred pounds and had been caught on video shoplifting—and, it perhaps bears repeating, was a teen, and was [...]
Samuel Shepard — an 18-year-old New Yorker and car enthusiast — is dead after crashing a 2010 Lamborghini into a guardrail on Friday. Shepard was driving the vehicle with the car’s owner, Michael Power, in the passenger’s seat. Power, a … More » The post New York Teen Crashes Lamborghini and Dies appeared first on EveryJoe.
I’ve lived in New York for almost 20 years and this morning was the first time I was polled for a primary election. The reason is simple: Andrew Cuomo is running at least a little scared, and, judging from the questions in this poll, he’s especially scared that his running mate, Kathy Hocul, is going [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
While you were curled up on the couch last night swiping left on Tinder until your thumb bled, other adventurous New Yorkers were getting out there in the world doing unimaginably dirty things to the air. The 2014 Air Sex Championships...Show More Summary
“’These issues are constantly being brought to the surface in Roman literature, if you have eyes to see them,’ Beard said. ‘And, of course, having eyes to see them—that’s what the trick is.’” Rebecca Mead writes for the New Yorker about Mary Beard, the Cambridge classicist famous for her BBC programs on Roman life and for […]
New Yorkers, be sure to check out the recommended readings before hitting the voting booth in a couple weeks (you are voting in the primaries, right?) so you can be sure to vote for the feminist candidates, who aren’t necessarily the female candidates. We’ve also got updates on the misogyny of the Emmys, lots of terrible people, some disheartening studies (the... Read More