Colson Whitehead on learning from B movies.
Nicole Brenez on transgression- and revolt-serving Jean Epstein.
The first feviews for Ridley Scott’s Promethus are not great.
Forfer Liberian president and once-powerful warlord Charles G. Taylor was sentenced on Wednesday to 50 years in prison over his role in atrocities committed in Sierra Leone in the ’90s.
Blind, guitar-picking master Doc Watson passed away yesterday. He was 89.
Junot Diaz dishes about his new story, “Monstro.”
Jonathan Lethem dithers for the Talking Heads’ Fear of Music.
Fiona Apple faces outward.
The publicist whose breasts are the perfect size to be peed on.
A proud day for North Carolinians.
Williamsburg was extra Williamsburg-y this weekend.
Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “No Church in the Wild” gets a new video:
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