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On the Culture Front: Kings of War, Wilderness and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.10.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Regina Spektor has a knack for turning simple chord progressions into ethereal expressions of joy, longing and sadness - sometimes all three in the sa...

Heisenberg--A Small Play with a Huge Heart Opens on Broadway

ZEALnyc | Posted 10.19.2016 | Arts

Denis Arndt and Mary-Louise Parker in 'Heisenberg;' photo: Joan Marcus By Mark McLaren, ZEALnyc Editor in Chief, October 19, 2016 Simon Stephens' de...

Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt in Heisenberg: A New Science of Uncertainties

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.17.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In the age of Internet dating sites, Manhattan Theater Club's staging of Simon Stephens' play Heisenberg, newly arrived to the Samuel J. Friedman Thea...

Aisle View: Two More for the Seesaw

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.13.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Denis Arndt and Mary-Louise Parker in Heisenberg Photo: Joan Marcus Mary-Louise Parker--who since 1990 has given unforgettable performances in s...

This 'Breaking Bad' Coffee Shop Will Feed Your Caffeine Addiction

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment

Attention "Breaking Bad" fans and coffee addicts: There is a "BB"-themed cafe that exists in the world, and it's perfect. Meet Walter's Coffee Roaste...

First Nighter: Simon Stephens's "Heisenberg," Tom Jacobson's "The Twentieth-Century Way"

David Finkle | Posted 06.03.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

Whether two things appearing simultaneously can be called a trend seems premature. But when they appear one on top of the other, they can at least be described as noticeable.

Theater: 'Heisenberg' -- Be Certain It's Worth Seeing

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.03.2016 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Two people. Two tables. Two chairs. What more do you need for very satisfying theater? Nothing. Heisenberg is a world premiere play at Manhattan Theatre Club and it surely marks a very good week for author Simon Stephens.

Part 2: Curious About Quantum Physics? Read These 10 Articles!!

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.23.2014 | Science
Steve Mariotti

Ever hear the one about the cat that was simultaneously dead and alive? In 1935, Austrian quantum physicist Erwin Schrödinger devised a hypothetica...

Paying Heisenberg's Quantum Toll: The Cost of Gaining Information

Mark M. Wilde | Posted 05.24.2014 | Science
Mark M. Wilde

Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle is one of the most revolutionary notions in modern science, so much so, that it has even permeated into recent popular TV shows such as Futurama and Breaking Bad.

Godzilla Better Tread Lightly

Posted 02.28.2014 | Comedy

The official full trailer for the new "Godzilla" movie dropped this week sending the nerdiverse into a tizzy. The spot offers the first real glimpse a...

'Breaking Bad' Meets 'The Wire'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Walter, Jesse and... Omar? Two of the most critically acclaimed television series of all-time have been mashed together in this fan-made video of w...

'Breaking Bad' Engagement Photos Take Fandom To A New Level

Posted 11.21.2013 | Weddings

These engagement photos take "Breaking Bad" fandom to a whole new level. Not only did this couple don yellow jumpsuits a la Heisenberg and Jesse, ...

How To Disappear: A 4-Step Guide To Facilitating TV's Favorite Plot Device

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 10.23.2013 | TV

Too often the characters on our favorite TV shows are able to hit the reset button on their lives. Stuck in a bind of complex plot lines, they head to...

Career Guidance à la Heisenberg

David Cleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
David Cleary

Though Walt's pride -- or hubris, as many commentators have labeled it -- may have done more harm than good at times, I still can't help but aspire to find a passion and life pursuit which makes me feel "alive" in the same way running a drug empire did for Walt.

Back to School TV Swag for Your Homicidal, Adulterous 3rd Grader | Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy

We've created a few (totally fake, sadly not-for-sale) examples to send your child back to school feeling confident about their identity as well as the integrity of that peanut butter and fluff sandwich that you packed with loving care, and with the intent of surviving an ATV crash into the side of a brick building.

Why Walter White Would Be an Incredible Baker (Plus 'Baking' Bad Blue Meth Cake)!

Elissa Bernstein | Posted 10.15.2013 | Taste
Elissa Bernstein

They call it cooking meth, but really, it's a lot more like baking. Maybe that's why I look forward to the meth cook montages on Breaking Bad.Even the finished drug is pretty, big and opaque as blue raspberry rock candy.

Only in Albuquerque: The Top Five Things You Can't Find Anywhere Else

Pam Grout | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

Here are the top five things you can only find in Albuquerque.

The Heisenberg Effect of Televising Political Negotiations

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Because I wanted as wide an audience as possible, I wrote this article the way I did. Because I know in advance that I'm "being observed," I changed my presentation. The same is true in politics.

A Vigil for My Father, Leonard Shlain

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I asked him the other day while I was helping him add quotes to his newest book: "Are you afraid to die?" "No" he said." I'm not afraid to die. I just want to live."