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You’ve got less than two days to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Is the menu set? Do you have a cooking timetable ready? Uh oh. Sage advice for those whose stuffing isn’t quite ready for prime time.
Rob Collins, 1963–1996. That’s what this album meant to a lot of people. That organ sound, it’s what made The Charlatans at the beginning. It’s the sounds that...
Will custom-printed cocktail napkins take this celebration to the next level? No one cares.
Friday evening, November 14, 2003, kitchen ‘Hey there, welcome! Glad you could make it.’ ‘Glad to be here, thanks!’ ‘Well, the pleasure’s all ours, really.’ ‘Think nothing of it. No problem...
The allegations have set a fire in the media and a guilty verdict in the public’s mind. But the reason anyone cares at all in the first place is the music. Writer and once-Michael SARAH HEPOLA recalls what his landmark album means to her.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we teach you everything you’ll need to know when you finally build that rollercoaster in your backyard.
In the second installment of her letters from Scotland, our writer watches Neighbors, hits the Highlands, and meets the most helpful shaggy dog in Scotland.
Wild East editor BORIS FISHMAN on the current state of literature in Eastern Europe, traits of the Russian soul, and the literary cash-currency in hookers, guns, and drugs.
It’s a big happy pleasure to welcome Robert Birnbaum to The Morning News as our newest Contributing Writer. We’ve been reading his great long interviews on Identitytheory.com...
The headhunter is up for tenure, and is more than ready to settle a few misconceptions with a stroll through his most prized pieces. A story by Tobias Seamon, with pictures by Joshua Allen.
Austin’s Explosions in the Sky continue their foray into intricate, driving instrumental mayhem and glory with The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place, their third full-length, and with...
For many, Anne Garrels’s voice became the most trustworthy stream of information broadcast from Iraq. A frank discussion with the author and NPR Iraq correspondent, one of only 16 non-embedded journalists to remain in Baghdad for Operation Shock and Awe.
The Bush administration’s decisions and policies have often confounded even its closest alliesare they living in a different world than the rest of us? MATTHEW BALDWIN suspects a trip down a certain rabbit hole may turn up some answers.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we enumerate many new ways you can prepare your favorite breakfast meat. Look out, because we’re makin’ bacon.
A New York filled with memories. A New York filled with Mallomars. Mallomars filled with, er, you get the picture.
Though New York now has its own Soho club, it’s London where the eating club has its roots, though only in recent years for celebrities with hungry noses.
Pets can provide companionship, protection, and in some cases, an excuse to play dress-up. Writer Todd Levin and photographer Geoffrey Badner report on dogs in Brooklyn wearing clothes.
We are decent copy editors at best, and on most occasions terrible. (I think that sentence fails a number of rules.) Late-night editing and early-morning formatting are no excuses for...
Conflict is an unchanging part of our society, and only seems in remission when it’s not at our own doorstep. Tobias Seamon offers a collection of vignettes about war and its constant presence in our lives.
This is the kind of music the punk-rock farmhands make when they head back to their quarters for late-night jams, tall tales, and corn whiskey. It’s slow, grinding, Depression-era...
The author covers topics such as his new book, Saul and Patsy, Chekhov’s medical career, politics, Minnesota, and what it’s like to have your work made into film.
Love! Romance! Roller skates! Xanadu actor Michael Beck comes to town, and SARAH HEPOLA reflects on what the movie meant to an entire generation of little girls (and boys) who wanted to be Olivia Newton-John.