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Two Prokofiev Pieces To Get You Through A Holiday Weekend
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:23

I’m having such a good time reading about Prokofiev, so much so that I do not care any longer if Prokofiev month feels like a chore to readers. Prok...

Robert David & Adrian Diaconu, "Bacterial Motion (Edit One)"
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:09

Be thankful it’s almost over. Enjoy. The Awl

Soda With Bitters
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:23

Image: Farther Along via Flickr Last winter, I embarked on my first Drynuary with a mix of shock and self-righteousness. I was thirty-fucking-five yea...

New York City, November 21, 2017
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:24

★★★★ The river was inky and almost nonreflective, but so much sun shone on a building on the far shore that it cast a butter-colored gleam on ...

Use The Amchur
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:21

There is, I think, a certain uniquely American thrill in taking an ingredient which is wholly identified with one cuisine and using it with flavors an...

Kalustyan's, The Spice Sanctuary
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:22

Image: Jazz Guy via Flickr New York is a city made up of personal sanctuaries. For a place so vast and varied, it can take years for a transplant to f...

Getting There is Only Half The Fun If Being There Is Any Fun At All
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:26

Image: Ian Sane via Flickr “I’m traveling a long way home for Thanksgiving. What makes the time go faster?” —Traveling Tim I try to sl...

New York City, November 20, 2017
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:18

★★★★ The wind made ripping and bashing noises through the night, but all the sounds of storminess led to a dry morning. Sun came through gaps ...

Julio's Seasoning
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:40

Within the first few years of my move to New York City, I was invited by a fairly new friend to spend a weekend at her parents’ summer home in V...

Ketchup Is A Pickle
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:57

Image: Mike Mozart via Flickr I need to tell you something, which is that ketchup is, unfortunately for you, a pickle. Not a moral pickle, but a culi...

Poppy Ackroyd, "Trains"
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:31

Weren’t we just here? Wasn’t it moments ago that we were waking up to a new week, full of dread and barely able to drag ourselves to the starting ...

Where's The Vice Story?
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:29

Last night, Vice’s gaming site, Waypoint, went rogue and posted a statement in light of the recent allegations of sexual harassment at the compa...

Wearing Heels: A Diary
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:31

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Jared Kushner Fills Grant's Tomb
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:55

Image: momentcaptured1 via Flickr It’s nighttime in New York. JARED and IVANKA have schlepped to Riverside Park to hide in Grant’s Tomb the do...

New York City, November 16, 2017
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 23:45

★★ The lower, grayer bits of cloud were lively to look at from a position slumped helplessly in the armchair. The radar said the rain was gone in ...

The State of Shane Smith's Disunion
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:20

After today’s all-hands “state of the union” meeting, many editorial staffers emerged furious from what they thought was going to be...

Who's Ready For A Frankie Muniz Comeback?
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:21

On a summer day in 2013, my brother and I made a trek to the San Fernando Valley to go see the house where “Malcolm in the Middle” was filmed. Whe...

S.Kull, "Sweet"
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:03

Wait, Thanksgiving is a week from today? What the fuck, Time? I thought the deal was you would drag ass at a pace so glacial it would barely be percep...

A Poem by Tracy K. Smith
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:50

Eternity              Landscape Painting It is as if I can almost still remember. As if I once perhaps belonged here. The mountains a deep ...

Tom Clancy Made Us Idiots About Terrorism
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:39

There’s terror going on in the world and we need hard men, the right men. Men with Heckler & Koch MP5s, silencers and holographic sights. Men wh...

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