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    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    • newHarvey Weinstein jury wrestles with evidence of his contact with accusers
      Jurors wanted to reread Miriam Haley’s testimony and asked to see Weinstein and Haley’s emails on day two of deliberations The jury at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York is wrestling with one of the most fiercely contested aspects of the…
      - 16 hours ago, 19 Feb 20, 4:05pm -
    • Bloomberg plunges into new controversy as race and gender comments resurface
      Candidate said many ‘black and Latino men don’t know how to behave in workplace’ and mocked trans rightsMike Bloomberg has been plunged into fresh controversy over his comments on race and transgender people, as scrutiny intensifies over the pr…
      - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 20, 7:02pm -
    • Gigi Crompton obituary
      My friend Gigi Crompton, who has died aged 97, was a botanist and author of the work Cambridgeshire Flora Records Since 1538. Her interest in plants and flowers began in the 1950s, when she studied at the Cambridge University Botany School. Her abili…
      - 3 days ago, 17 Feb 20, 11:03am -
    • Leah Fritz obituary
      My friend Leah Fritz, who has died aged 88, was an American writer known for her support of the civil rights, peace and feminist movements. In her two books, Thinking Like a Woman (1975) and Dreamers & Dealers (1980), she appraised the women’s move…
      - 3 days ago, 17 Feb 20, 7:51am -
    • Ocasio-Cortez faces 13 challengers – but can anyone unseat her?
      Eight Republicans and five Democrats are vying to take on AOC – but many voters in the district are voicing support for the congresswomanDemocratic leftist superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has risen to national – and even global – fame from a…
      - 3 days ago, 17 Feb 20, 4:00am -
    • 'The violence should be tangible' – Ivo van Hove on roughing up West Side Story
      Songs have been dropped, dance routines booted out and the street-fights look nasty. This is a West Side Story for the Trump era, says the avant-garde superstar directorIvo van Hove likes it in America. Broadway rarely warms to avant-garde Belgian di…
      - 3 days ago, 17 Feb 20, 1:00am -
    • Harvey Weinstein faces moment of truth as jury weighs case on Tuesday
      The #MeToo movement received barely a mention at the movie mogul’s rape trial but is likely to bear heavily on deliberationsThe jury at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York will begin deliberations on Tuesday, with the world’s media and th…
      - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 20, 2:00am -
    • Lynn Cohen, actor best known as Magda in Sex and the City, dies aged 86
      Character was nanny employed by Miranda HobbesActor also appeared in The Marvelous Mrs MaiselLynn Cohen, an actor best known for playing the plainspoken housekeeper and nanny Magda in Sex and the City, has died. She was 86. Cohen died on Friday in Ne…
      - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 20, 2:47pm -
    • Fashion executive accused in rape lawsuit reportedly hosted Prince Andrew at Bahamas estate
      Peter Nygard is accused of luring women to the propertyPhotos from 20 years ago show the royals visiting the siteA millionaire fashion executive accused of raping 10 women and girls at his Bahamas mansion reportedly hosted Prince Andrew and his famil…
      - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 20, 1:50pm -
    • 'Master of his universe': Weinstein saw women as disposable, prosecutor says
      Joan Illuzzi-Orbon stresses movie mogul’s power imbalance Prosecution makes closing arguments in rape trialHarvey Weinstein, the Hollywood mogul who was a “master of his universe”, stepped on, demoralised, humiliated and ultimately abused and r…
      - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 20, 3:28pm -

    The New York Sun

    • Legal Stars Ask New York To Protect Yeshivas
      No academic cachet is more prized by America's legal world than a Harvard Law degree. So it is hard to conceive that anyone who made it through Harvard's rigorous training could object to a governmentally imposed standard prescribing the minimum numb…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:55pm -
    • Did JFK Make Morgenthau A Conservative?
      Robert Morgenthau may have been one of a kind, but his story is emblematic of the best of America and of New York. The Times's obituary, as that newspaper often did with Morgenthau, gets the story significantly wrong. The Times describes him as "a co…
      - 23 Jul 19, 6:59am -
    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -
    • Cuomo Threatens Suit Against the Feds On Immigration Battle
      Governor Cuomo of New York is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to stop its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80% of those apprehended in r…
      - 1 May 18, 10:00pm -
    • New York Compromise On Yeshiva Education Could Yet Be a Beacon
      Whose education is more sound and basic? Is it the youngster who knows more math than Bible? Or is it the youth who knows more Bible than math? There are no doubt millions of Americans who, if forced to choose, would choose the Bible as more sound an…
      - 12 Apr 18, 8:58pm -
    • 'Golden Handcuffs' Could Replace 'Golden Door' Under Cuomo Scholarship
      "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," but once you arrive in New York, don't dare try moving somewhere else, or Governor Andrew Cuomo will be chasing you to take back your college scholarship money. Leave it t…
      - 16 Apr 17, 5:52pm -

    The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

    The Village Voice

    • newIshmael Reed on Muhammad Ali

      Ishmael Reed on Muhammad Ali

      Ishmael Reed on Muhammad Ali: “You Really Didn’t Know How Great I Was” October 16, 1978 In the films Mandingo and Drum former World Boxing...
      - 16 hours ago, 19 Feb 20, 3:57pm -
    • Murder on a Day Pass

      Murder on a Day Pass

      Murder on a Day Pass: One Walked Out of the Cuckoo’s Nest February 25, 1980  Ewa Berwid knew perfectly well that her husband intended to...
      - 2 days ago, 18 Feb 20, 3:09pm -
    • William S. Burroughs Talks With Tennessee Williams

      William S. Burroughs Talks With Tennessee Williams

      Orpheus Holds His Own: William Burroughs Talks with Tennessee Williams May 16, 1977 Although they were both born in St. Louis within three years of...
      - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 20, 10:28am -
    • Death of a Playmate

      Death of a Playmate

      Death of a Playmate November 5, 1980 It is shortly past four in the afternoon and Hugh Hefner glides wordlessly into the library of his...
      - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 20, 11:07am -
    • An Impresario Gets the Star Treatment

      An Impresario Gets the Star Treatment

      Wulf Wolodia Grajonca (1931–1991) was a 10-year-old Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany who landed in the Bronx and chose his new American name, Bill Graham,...
      - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 20, 1:20am -
    • Forget It, Jake, It’s Chinatown

      Forget It, Jake, It’s Chinatown

      Forget It, Jake, It’s Chinatown February 28, 1995 Chong Hui Chen did not have to die. In September 1993, when the 19-year-old student at Seward...
      - 7 days ago, 13 Feb 20, 4:12pm -
    • Bob Dylan’s Pain: Flip Side of Cruelty

      Bob Dylan’s Pain: Flip Side of Cruelty

      Riffs: Bob Dylan’s Pain — Flip Side of Cruelty February 3, 1975 Bob Dylan has regained his courage. Blood on the Tracks has more raw...
      - 7 days ago, 13 Feb 20, 11:09am -
    • 1980-1989: The Malign Comedy

      1980-1989: The Malign Comedy

      The Malign Comedy: A Journey Through the Hades of the Eighties January 2, 1990 The Sixties were so noble. The Fifties really swell. The Me...
      - 8 days ago, 12 Feb 20, 4:49pm -
    • Backstage at the Oscars: “Raging Bull” and Raging Bull

      Backstage at the Oscars: “Raging Bull” and Raging Bull

      Backstage at the Oscars: ‘Raging Bull’ and Raging Bull  April 8, 1981 Early spring, they descend upon Hollywood like snow in Tibet: producers with horror...
      - 12 days ago, 8 Feb 20, 12:30pm -
    • An Ofay’s Indirect Address to LeRoi Jones

      An Ofay’s Indirect Address to LeRoi Jones

      The Press of Freedom: An Ofay’s Indirect Address to LeRoi Jones March 4, 1965 Four men — each a well-known practitioner of one of the...
      - 13 days ago, 7 Feb 20, 2:44pm -

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