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How to Sound Smart This Week: Teen Angst Edition

How to Sound Smart This Week: Teen Angst Edition
By January 14, 2008

  Wait, you mean you didn't spend the weekend reading the latest issues of The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, the Sunday New York Times, Harpers, The Nation, The New Republic, and New York Magazine? No worries! Here's how to … Read More

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Invasion of the Tiny, Adorable Smart Cars

Invasion of the Tiny, Adorable Smart Cars
By January 14, 2008

The Smart Car hits the street of America this winter. World travelers out there will probably recognize the mini-vehicle from the streets of Europe, where they can be found navigating narrow alleyways and parking in small spaces. Minuscule cars are … Read More

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Paris Hilton: The Case for Communism

Paris Hilton: The Case for Communism
By January 14, 2008

New York magazine examines the psychological traumas of growing up wealthy, and profiles the therapists who try to keep ultra-rich kids from becoming Paris Hilton. You see, it's good that you never rode a private jet to school…. of course … Read More

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Announced: 2007 Darwin Awards Winners!!!

Announced: 2007 Darwin Awards Winners!!!
By January 13, 2008

An alcoholic who died after giving himself a sherry enema has won the 2007 Darwin Award. The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve the gene pool by accidentally removing themselves from it. Runners-up include: Eighth Place: In Detroit, a 41-year-old … Read More

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Ms. Magazine Snubs Israeli Ladies

Ms. Magazine Snubs Israeli Ladies
By January 11, 2008

Riddle me this: What do you think would happen if the Center for American Women in Politics attempted to take out an ad in Ms. magazine featuring three female senators? Say they chose photos of Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, and … Read More

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Art in Public Spaces: Beirut

Art in Public Spaces: Beirut
By January 11, 2008

Take a look at these photos from a recent public art installation in Beirut, along with some commentary on the project, courtesy of the Wooster Collective.   "In post conflictual countries like Lebanon, the public sphere was condemned to death … Read More

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Moses Was A Black Man

Moses Was A Black Man
By January 10, 2008

When I was coming home from the Jewcy office today, a bunch of African-American guys stood in the subway station, wearing long white robes — a bizarre visual image considering the historical association of such garments — and carrying books with golden Stars of David on … Read More

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Viral Email of the Week: Muslim Pussy

Viral Email of the Week: Muslim Pussy
By January 10, 2008

They can be hilarious, vulgar, sometimes inconceivable but always carrying a sub-textual message as revealing, often more so, than the message itself. Viral emails – missives containing salaciously alluring information or images that practically force recipients to forward copies along … Read More

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