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The Bronx Is Back to Ordinary, and That's Progress
No longer burning, the Bronx is suddenly hot.
Photos: The Colorful Poster Art of Coney Island's Iconic Mermaid Parade
Every year for the past three decades, an artist has been chosen to advertise the iconic Coney Island Mermaid Parade via a single poster.
From Tattoos to the Coney Island Mermaid Parade
Mythology enthusiast Susana Alonso designed the poster this year for the nation’s largest art parade.
Twelve Writers Share Their Dads' Weirdest Email Habits
A dad using email is as glorious as a dog walking on its hind legs.
Gadget Lust: Father’s Day Gifts That WIll Make Even Dad Smile
A survival guide on how to get out of Day of the Dad alive.
Etsy’s Witch Hunt: Craft Site Bans Sale of Spells and Hexes
Self-identifying witches are miffed with new guidelines on “metaphysical services.”
Insane Clown Posse Appears Before a Cincinnati Appeals Court
The band seeks to counter an FBI report stating that its fans, known as Juggalos, are “a loosely organized hybrid gang.”
Ewsweek: Of Course We Ate the Pizza Hut Hot Dog Bites Pizza
It was much chewier than we imagined.
Brian Williams: Mistakes Were 'My Ego Getting the Better of Me'
The newsman admitted to wanting to "appear better" than he was.
Jon Stewart's Sober Reaction to the Charleston Shooting
Jon Stewart's response to the tragedy was weary, furious and sobering.
'Orange Is the New Black' Review: Season 3, Episode 3
No prisoner thrums with more rakish charisma than Natasha Lyonne’s sarcastic smack addict Nicky Nichols.
Russian Music Festivals Are Militarizing
There are tanks, missile weapons and uniforms to try on. Meanwhile, other festivals get closed, because they destroy the morality of the youth.
Go Away, Christian Grey
A review of 'Grey,' E.L. James's latest softcore porn novel.
Face to Face with Elvis Costello
'My father sang If I Had a Hammer to the Queen Mother. She was very fond of work songs, never having had a job of her own.'
'Unseen Waterloo' Exhibition Shows the Humanity Behind the Battle
It's been 200 years since the bloody summer's day that set the course of European history
Oh Snap! A '90s Festival Is Coming to Brooklyn
The extravaganza, featuring the likes of Smash Mouth, Lisa Loeb and a “Macarena” dance, promises dopeness.
CNBC Doc Explores the Rush of Extreme Sports
In "The New High: Extreme Sports," the cure for "purposeful suffering" is pure adrenaline.
How Gentrification Has Changed the Northside Festival
What does a Williamsburg music festival do when the music scene is moving away from Williamsburg?
NBC: Lester Holt Permanently Replaces Brian Williams as Nightly News Anchor
Brian Williams was suspended without pay in February for exaggerating his experiencse.
The State of Russian Media: Exiles and Activists
In times of war and censorship, new digital media keep popping up in Russia. How is this possible?
Q+A: Matt Damon Talks About ‘The Martian’
The actor sits down on set to explain what makes him cry in Ridley Scott’s forthcoming movie, and what Christopher Nolan had to say about the similarities to “Interstellar.”
Rolling Stone, Wenner Media, Fire a Dozen Employees
The cuts include David Fricke, a longtime Rolling Stone music critic.
Goldman Sachs Urges Interns to Have Lives by Discouraging Work After Midnight
Banks have been trying to make the lives of their low-level employees more pleasant.
Where Amazing Dies: The NBA's Postseason Post-Mortem
The 2015 NBA Playoffs married the ridiculous and the sublime
The Sunday Times' Bizarre Snowden Meltdown, Explained
What's the deal with the Sunday Times's Edward Snowden story, and why is Glenn Greenwald so mad about it?
On Reddit, Fast-Food Employees Break Down What Never to Order
Shakes, chicken strips, chicken salads and potpies are out.
'Orange Is the New Black' Review: Season 3, Episode 2
On bed bugs, hot sex ennui and the debate over trigger warnings.
‘Sick in the Head’ Is Judd Apatow’s Comedy Bible
In nearly 40 interviews with comedians conducted over three decades, the director reminds us why stand-up is worth protecting.
The Shrinking Pool of Stanley Cup Winners
Why hockey may be healthier when the underdogs lose.
First MERS Related Death Reported in Germany
The news comes as 5,500 people quarantined in South Korea.