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The Rolling Graffiti Trucks OF NYC's Art World

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A ubiquitous sight throughout large cities like New York, the graffiti covered box truck has inherited the all-city art mantle from the subway train c...

WHOA! This Pit Bull Took A Bullet For Her Owner

Posted 08.11.2013 | Good News

When Lefty arrived at Atlantic Animal Hospital, she'd just been hit with a bullet. Four intruders had entered the pit bull's family's house in the ...

Why We Hate Going to the Dennis

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

Researchers say that if your appellation is Dennis, you are more likely to become a dentist than a differently monikered individual. But I'm not so sure about this.

Lefties, While No Longer Considered Socially Weird, Are Still Medically Weird

TIME NewsFeed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Friday Talking Points [141] -- Rahm's Exit Contest Winner Announced

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I will begin today's column by drying a tear as we all wish Rahm Emanuel a fond farewell. Actually, I am lying. I am drying no tears for Rahm becaus...

Friday Talking Points [140] -- Pledging Nonsense

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The White House has been in the news this past week, mostly for who will be leaving it soon. One is tempted to insert the old "will the last to leave...

To Lefties: How Does Obama Disappoint?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While the major fallout from Gibbs' "the professional left" flap has died down a bit, a second round of examination seems to have begun -- one much more introspective and much less knee-jerk than the first round.

Friday Talking Points [134] -- Some Reality For Gibbs

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Happy Friday the Thirteenth, everyone. It's actually a fitting day for this column, which I'll explain in a bit. Because before we get to that, we si...

Tea Partying's First Anniversary

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One way or another the Tea Party's future prospects are likely to hinge on whether their decentralized nature turns out to be their strongest point, or their weakest.

Primary Victory Over Conventional Wisdom

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats had better relish their victory in PA 12 while they can, because this weekend a special election in Hawaii is likely to elect a Republican in a very Democratic district.

Election 2010: "Lefty Insurgents" and the Phony Revolution

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

No matter who you vote for, they have to be pushed for every inch of progress, every last line of policy. We can force an end to this bloody and expensive war in Afghanistan. But it takes a lot more than voting to achieve it.

Obama's First Year: The Bubble Descends

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It is significant that President Barack Obama's true first anniversary in office is about to be overshadowed by a special election to fill a Senate seat in Massachusetts.

Friday Talking Points [59] -- New Year's Resolutions (For Democrats)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Happy New Year 2009! Because I've always felt it is more amusing to make new year's resolutions that others should follow, today's Friday Talking Poin...

Barack Obama Is Smarter Than Us

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Obama campaign did not leak, and they did not squabble amongst themselves in public -- right there, two astounding feats that no other candidate in the race could manage.