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This Week's Edition
The 10 Scariest Movies and Why They Creep You Out
The scientific underpinnings of horror flicks.
Red Sox Win! Duck!
The streets of Boston were turned into a massive party Wednesday night after the Red Sox won Game 6 of the 2013 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Don't Live in NYC? Everything You Need to Know About the Halloween Parade
Not for nothing is the Greenwich Village event listed as one of the "100 Things to Do Before You Die."
Boxer Curtis Stevens Can Knock You Out With Trash Talk
Brownsville boxing is enjoying a boomlet with Curtis Stevens’s return to the ring after a long hiatus.
Cracking the Code of Compelling People
It turns out that when we decide how we feel about people, the qualities that count are “strength” and “warmth.”
The Paris Street Artist ‘Invading’ New York As Banksy Leaves
Invader, the Paris-based urban artist behind thousands of hand-made mosaics, is in New York for a residency -- or “invasion” -- of his own.
No, Eminem, You Did Want The Cover of Newsweek
We checked our archives: the rapper happily posed for our October 9, 2000 cover.
Dead Ball! Brazil Sues FIFA Over World Cup Costs
Some Brazilians argue that the $3.5 billion to build or refurbish 12 stadiums should have been spent on other things, like health care or education.
15 Things You Couldn't Possibly Know About the Beatles
No. 8: John Lennon's public flatulence bummed out Little Richard
Lou Reed: A Photo Retrospective
Photos of the famous rocker from around the world.
Oh! Sweet Nuthin’: Some Notes on the Passing of Lou Reed
Both Lou Reed and Normal Mailer yearned to write the Great American Novel, but Reed sought to put his in the form of rock-n-roll.
Smooth Criminal: Michael Jackson's Doctor Gets Out of Jail
Conrad Murray, who administered the anesthetic that resulted in the star's death, is released after two years.
8 Seminal Albums No One Bought
Off the charts, into the bargain bin and soaring toward immortality
Dressing Down For Halloween With Comedian Judy Gold
“It’s fun to be someone else. Who the hell wants to be yourself?”
Why the 'Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue Still Matters
Sex has always sold and always will, even if looking at barely-there-bikini-clad beauties now seems a little last-century.
Ladies Lock and Load Stylishly in Time for Holiday Season
Dallas-based Designer Concealed Carry aim to meet women's haute couture holstering needs.
Banksy’s Great Disappearing Act
The graffiti artist’s greatest feat may be his ability to remain anonymous.
Pet Costumes Are Halloween's Newest Cash Cow
22 million Americans plan to dress up their pets this Halloween.
Digital Dystopia: On Dave Eggers’s 'The Circle'
The author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius makes a powerful argument in The Circle for turning off your iPhone and going for a walk.
'On The Front Line' Celebrates the Life of Marie Colvin
New collection of the journalist's best work collects many truths about the unrest and conflict Marie Colvin spent her life chronicling.
The Full Beauty Photo Project: Big Women Bare All
Photographer Yossi Loloi focuses his lens on fullness and femininity to protest discrimination
Checking in with Susan Miller, Who Saw October Coming
Astrologer Susan Miller’s warnings about a dire October freaked out her rabid following when the shutdown hit. So what’s next?
The Selfie As Art? One Gallery Thinks So
There may be an art to taking the selfie, but is the selfie itself art? This week, we have a reason to believe it might be.
Discover the Placenta Print, at Your Peril
STFU Parents features anonymous examples of parental TMI in such categories as "Bathroom Behavior and "MommyJacking."
Ginger Baker Hates You
The legendary drummer is touring (briefly), promoting a documentary (curtly) and making everyone around him miserable
Yes, W.H. Auden Can Change Your Life
Auden gets the how-to treatment in a new appreciation.
The Return of César Baldaccini
From November to late January, one of New York City's toniest galleries will present "César," a two dozen-work show billed as the first U.S. exhibition devoted to César Baldaccini in half a century.
Delia Ephron's "Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.)"
In her new book, Ephron talks about accidentally converting to Christianity (twice), the horrors of online shopping and the need for a technology that lets us call our missing keys.
Street Art's New Class War
Are there still blue-collar taggers out there? Doubtlessly there are, scrawling whatever “real graffiti” may be. But their space is being threatened.
Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch Neither Sings Nor Flies
At almost 800 pages, The Goldfinch is Donna Tartt's longest book yet and almost certainly her least mature one, showing a regression from The Secret History in almost every way in which a novel can be judged.
How to Make a Crime Show Without All Those Pesky Cops
Despite the fact that Americans have their issues with lawyers and police officers, they're all we want to watch on TV.
Pawdicures Are Exactly What They Sound Like
Business partners behind Dog Fashion Spa launch nail-care line for dogs with non-toxic ingredients
Ashley Madison Woos Wall Street
As a site serving adulterers booms, big financial firms start circling
Ziggy Stardust’s bedside reading
David Bowie's 100 must-reads
Marcella Hazan’s Perfect Ragù Recipe
Bolognese sauce as it was meant to taste
Why do some voices turn us on?
Gatsby Before He Was Great
What Fitzgerald’s first version reveals about the great American dreamer.
A boutique hotel offers an escape from the din of the Las Vegas Strip.
Can Humans Survive?
Five mass extinctions have nearly wiped out life on earth. As Annalee Newitz writes in her new book, the sixth is coming.
Still a Country Girl
Novelist Edna O’Brien reveals her wild life in her new memoir. By Edward Platt.
Bring on the Punk!
The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates the punk movement -- and its influence on current fashion.
Do the Tonys care about originality?
What’s next for the man whose motto is ‘just keep livin’? The ‘Mud’ star gets serious with Marlow Stern.
Will This Pill Fix Your Sex Life?
Inside big pharma’s campaign to hype—and treat—women’s sexual dysfunction.
Who Lives Longest?
Healthy, wealthy—and famous.
Was Salinger a Phony?
Early letters reveal author could be a ‘terrific liar.’ By Jimmy So.
A Meal to Remember
Take 46 top chefs. Add Britain’s freshest ingredients. Stir.
Betting on Baby
May the royal odds be ever in your favor.
The Man Behind the Image
Lynsey Addario on 'Here I Am,' a new biography of the late war photographer Tim Hetherington. In Newsweek.
Michael Bay, Transformed?
The ‘Pain and Gain’ director on Roger Ebert, George Lucas, and easing up a bit. By Marlow Stern in Newsweek.
A medical journal corrects an obituary from 1858.
Bristol, Bridge to the Wide World
Travel writer Sara Wheeler, famous for her stories of polar expeditions, returns home to her city: Bristol.
Gaddafi Is Dead. Long Live Art.
In Libya, behold a cultural revolution. Novelist Hisham Matar walks the streets of Tripoli with poet Khaled Mattawa.
Food to Die For
Welcome to Bangkok, heaven on a plate.
For Luxury, Look East
Beyond Istanbul’s bustle, the rest of Turkey beguiles upscale travelers.
The Man Who Would Be King
Young, handsome, and eloquent, A-Rod represented the future of baseball. Then came the downfall.