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'My Struggle' in Reading Karl Ove Knausgaard in The New York Times Magazine

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.02.2015 | Home
Peter Mandel

Now, I know I'm risking mailbags of angry letters from his millions of fans, but one of the fascinating things about Knausgaard is that he has nothing to say. Nothing interesting, that is.

How 1979 Prepared Me for 2024

Cindy Rizzo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Cindy Rizzo

My 1979 I suddenly find myself in Boston, leaving the Public Garden after the Pride March. I meet a young lesbian in her twenties. She has very shor...

10 Things You Might Not Know About Cindy Sherman: Looking at One Untitled Film Still

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.17.2014 | Home
Matthew Israel

I was wondering recently what might be gleaned from them if they were considered individually. This is the reality of how they're most often exhibited and reproduced now anyways.

Blogger's Delight: Has It Really Been 32 Years?!

Tony Phillips | Posted 08.22.2011 | Home
Tony Phillips

Truth be told, I doubt my wife would have married me had she not heard stories and fables long ago chronicling both my microphone and turntable viciou...

Rickie Lee Jones Revisited

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joseph Vella

It was that breakout appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1979 that first introduced the world to Rickie Lee Jones. She performed "Chuck E's in Love" ...

Walking on a Dream - Alone Across Iran Part 1

Mark Kalch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Kalch

As I made a final, stumbling descent off the mountainside and onto the icy road the snowfall increased in tempo and ferocity. A series of dark, seemin...

Springsteen's Grave New World, 1978: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Kirkpatrick

It's two years into the first term of a young Democratic president, one whose election brought a sense of hope to the White House after two terms of a...

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Learning from Iran's Past Revolutions

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathan Gonzalez

If the uprising can grow to include the massive bazaars of Tehran, Tabriz, Isfahan and Shiraz, it is hard to imagine how Ayatollah Khamenei would not change his tune, or even be forced to step aside.

Power and Protest, in Iran and at Home

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Larner

American conservatives who believe that any resistance to tyranny somehow must carry an American trademark would do well to remind themselves that theocracy is incompatible with liberal democracy.