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My Mom Voted For Trump — & I Don’t Want Your Pity

My Father Has No Grave — So I Visit Him Where He Lived

Why I’ve Been Engaged For Almost 5 Years

I Didn’t Believe In Power Lipstick — Until I Met This One





Why You and Your Long-Distance Besties Need to Start a Book Club

5 Reasons Why You Need to Jump on the Tig Notaro Bandwagon

How the ‘Felicity’ Rape Episode Was Ahead of Its Time

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My Glimpse Into the Wonderful World of Candida Royalle

Are Black Women Allowed to Claim Self-Defense?




Call me Jane, Clarissa or Olivia: I have many Starbucks alter egos

Young love and why we love to root for TV’s high school sweethearts

The ultimate let-down: I love running, just not 5Ks

Teen stoicism as seen on ‘Friday Night Lights’

The Only Downside to This Camper is It Doesn’t Have a Bathtub

They’re Called The Bushwick Hotel, But They Sleep Inside of ‘RV Keitel’

How Silent Barn Got Its Tiny, Rolling Green Room

Life of a Late-Night Mobile Vintage Vendor: ‘We Get a Lot of Drunkums, We Love That’

This Musician Pays Just $400 a Month For Her (Roach-Free!) Apartment On Wheels

Yup, Even Your Christmas Tree Vendor Is a Chain, But You Gotta Love Em Anyway

The Bushwick Trailer Park Lives On! (Sort Of)

He’s Not Just a Man With a Van; He’s a Man With a Managon

This Corporate Lawyer Lives in an RV Down By the River

Got Student Loans? Sal A. Mander (Actual Name) Has a Plan Involving a Van

This Guy’s Front Porch Is a 42-Year-Old Mustard-Yellow RV

Here’s How The Creeper Got Its Name

This Guy Has a Corner Office, But Only If He Parks It On a Corner

Listen to a New Desert Stars Song Before Tonight’s Album Release Party

Members of Hold Steady, Spoon Bring Minneapolis to Manhattan Avenue

Matthew Weiner: ‘Mad Men’ has to end, because people try too hard to ‘perceive the machinery’

At the Tribeca Film Festival: Directors of ‘In God We Trust’ on Eleanor Squillari, Madoff-scandal heroine

Richard Hell, and an old girlfriend bearing photos, at Bookmarc

An evening of Betsey Johnson doing what Betsey Johnson does, and who’s to complain?

An oral history of Zebulon, the music club that stepped ‘over the foo-doo of hipster Williamsburg’

Ken Burns and Sarah Burns, filmmakers behind ‘Central Park Five,’ discuss the film and their fight with the city over it

Lightning-rod writer Katie Roiphe talks about starting trouble and rethinking feminism

West Memphis Three’s Damien Echols talks about his new memoir, and moving on

Respite, and a little roughhousing, on the opening weekend of McCarren Park Pool





An Ode to Maxwell’s

Things I’ve Done To Freak Guys Out And Make Them Stop Calling Me

5 Things I Wish I Had Done While I Was Still Single





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A Match Made in Prison: Q&A with Damien Echols and Lorri Davis

Biographile Recommends: The Boys of My Youth Turns 15

A Crash Course on Self-Help: Promise Land’s Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

Rising from the Ashes of Human Trafficking

On Parenting, Childhood, and Gender: A Conversation With Author Jennifer Finney Boylan

On Swimming and Memory: A Conversation with Author-Illustrator Leanne Shapton

Biographile Recommends: Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL’s Journey to Coming Out Transgender

Biographile Recommends: To Hell and Back With Harley Loco

Aging Gracefully: 5 Memoirs That Soften the Not-So-Fine Lines Following Youth

On Loving and Living with Literary Greats

Life on the Edge: a Roundup of Adventure Memoirs

Audio Excerpt: “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou

Audio Excerpt: “Where Men Win Glory” by Jon Krakauer

Audio Excerpt: “I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections” by Nora Ephron

Audio Excerpt: “The Best Advice I Ever Got” by Katie Couric

Audio Excerpt: “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?” by Mindy Kaling

We Saw This: Speaker

Kathi Wilcox on the Legend of Bikini Kill, Riot Grrrl, and the Chances of a Reunion

It Happened to Me: I Googled Myself and the Second Article That Came Up Was Me Naked. Oops!

Rock, She Wrote: The very necessary new collection of Ellen Willis’ rock ‘n’ roll essays

How To Make a New York Band

All the Girls Rock Omaha this Week

Webby Award winner Björk’s iPad mixes music with science

Celebrate Earth Day with these iPhone apps to help you go green

London is calling with Rock Music Landmarks of London iPhone app

Best iPhone apps for New York City (featured on Shine from Yahoo!)

Your favorite band in the palm of your hand with these iPhone apps (featured on Yahoo! News)

iPhone apps for feeding your Glee addiction (featured on Yahoo! TV)

Take a Spin With the Roulettes

Alex Newport

Monster Island Moving On Up

Steve Brezenoff Gives a Nod to Greenpoint With YA Novel Brooklyn, Burning

Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn (North And South)

The Skinny on Bushwick Creek

All Tangled Up With Algae and Tentacles

Just a Bike Ride Away: Kickstand Coffee

Story Time With ESS ESS Sunset Series

An Interview With Greenpoint Author Kate Christensen

Gold Rush

Lobster Joint Shacks It Up

Just the Right Amount of Cooks in the Kitchen

Greenpoint Does Rock and Roll With New Bar Saint Vitus

Gay Bash Benefits Gay Bashing Victim

In Conversation With Phong Bui

We Miss You, Unique Boutique. Yours Truly, Rob’s Shoppe

Speak Easy Debuts: Cara Cannella In Conversation With Colm Tóibín

Riding the Brain Waves

Deep in the Tank With Noel Rose

Easy Bake Ovenly

Deep in the Seedy Underbelly of the Subway is Some Art

Market Hotel Gets a Makeover

John Waters Comes to Greenpoint

Simone Pace of Blonde Redhead: An Interview

Getting to Know Becca Albee

The Queen Diva of New Orleans Bounce Shakes it in Brooklyn

Behind the Scenes of Boardwalk Empire

The Jewcy Interview: Marisa Meltzer

Conservative Muslim Women Hide Knack for Fashion Under Their Religious Robes

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Umbrella Directed By Cat Tyc

Cult of Personalities: Stars Like Fleas Get Faithful

Cold Water Warriors: Life’s a Beach for Sh-Sh-Sh-Shark Attack!

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