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The Odyssey (In My Own Words)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Calypso: Odysseus, I'm so much hotter than your wife. Just stay on this island forever, and let's be immortal together. I can totally arrange it. ...

The 'Lost' Gilligan Calypso

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Geoffrey Dunn

The U.S.-produced sitcom Gilligan's Island was one of the most popular programs in global television history -- but it has long been forgotten that the original theme song for the show was a calypso-styled composition sung by none other than "Sir Lancelot."

Graceland's Brandon McLaren Directs First Music Video

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.27.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Brandon is an honest guy who prefers to be outdoors whenever possible. He flawlessly transforms into character for his job -- it's like watching a chameleon. Those of you already familiar with Brandon know he has this captivating "look" about him!

'Spicy' Calypso Lyrics Banned In One Country

Reuters | Neil Marks | Posted 05.01.2013 | Black Voices

By Neil Marks GEORGETOWN (Reuters) - Calypso lyrics decrying corruption and excess have so irked Guyana's government that new songs fro...

PHOTOS: Tobago Is Trinidad's Chilled Out Sister

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.11.2012 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Goats and look-a-like short-coated brown sheep graze by the road.

PHOTOS: 'Generations Of Style' Campaign

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.29.2012 | Black Voices

In celebration of Mother's Day, the clothing company Calypso St. Barth decided to feature a select group of fashion-loving daughters and moms to model...

Stamford's Farewell Tribute to Musician Ralph MacDonald

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 03.24.2012 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

If the evening made one thing clear it was that Ralph MacDonald never forgot his native "Trini" culture and especially its buoyant sounds. He brought the easy sway and earthy vibrancy of those sounds to all the music he made across all genres.

The Faithful Shopper: Fun Furnishings

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whether you're looking for just a few new goblets or linens, or you're planning a major room overhaul, here are some home furnishings and housewares stores to plan your next big to-do.

Faith's Favorites: July Juniors

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whether it's Christmas in July, a vacation, or even early back-to-school, this month is a great time to shop for the youngsters in your life at New York's boutiques.

Ocean Our Ocean in Revery and Neglect

Fabien Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Fabien Cousteau

We must roll up our sleeves and mop up the mess.

Remembering Jacques Cousteau: Carrying on the Legacy on His 100th Birthday

Jean-Michel Cousteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean-Michel Cousteau

"People protect what they love," my father once said. My wish today, as we mark his 100th birthday, is that we redouble our efforts to cherish our planet and the seas that he championed.

11 Best Obama Songs

David Wallechinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wallechinsky

While prowling the Internet for songs about Barack Obama, I was impressed by the variety of musical genres that have taken to the Democratic candidate.