Tag Archives: New York City

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43 Things I’d Talk About If You Took Me Out Today For My 43rd Birthday

Today is my birthday. Here are some random thoughts, most of them not birthday related, which you should read because hey, it’s my birthday. Also: there are jokes. Continue reading




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I AM A BEAUTIFUL AND TALENTED WOMAN

One drastic move, a suicide attempt, and in the psych ward Amanda Nazario learns more about life than death, love than loss. Continue reading




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Where There’s Smoke

Tom Gualtieri digs through the muck surrounding the Aaron Schock and Chris Christie scandals…and it ain’t unicorn poop. Continue reading




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Isa Genzken. Schauspieler (Actors) (detail). 2013. Mannequins, clothes, shoes, fabric, and paper, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. © Isa Genzken. Photo: Jens Ziehe, Berlin.

I Love New York, Crazy City: The Triumph of Isa Genzken

Tragedy and triumph in New York about New York – Jennifer Kabat on Isa Genzken’s hallucinatory take on the city and the world at MoMA. Continue reading




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Loud Talkers & Slow Walkers: A Curmudgeon’s Diary

Tom Gualtieri’s inner curmudgeon has his day in New York. Continue reading




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GODDAMN DOGS

It’s not a dog’s life. No, but as a dog walker Amanda Nazario gets a new view of life, love and the city… Continue reading




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Not A Drop To Drink

Living in the Catskills can feel like a colonial territory belonging to NYC. Jennifer Kabat looks at what the city does in pursuit of clean water. Continue reading




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