David Sedaris, a master of the personal essay, talks about writing about his family, living abroad, and keeping a diary. He’s a regular contributor to The New Yorker, This American Life, and BBC Radio 4, and his latest book is Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today rejected the idea that state agencies like New Jersey Transit needed to prepare for climate change ahead of Sandy.
“‘Cause I don’t think there’s been any proof thus far that Sandy was caused by climate change,” he said.Comments [ 15 ]
We're mapping your memories of the beach - from childhood to before Sandy. To use this map, drag the pin to the location of your pre-Sandy coastal memory to share the details and a photo.Comments [ 1 ]
Country singer Shooter Jennings plays the Bowery Ballroom Tuesday night. Download "Wild and Lonesome."
Homelessness among female veterans is on the rise in the United States, even as the overall rate of homelessness among veterans is going down.
A New York City judge has issued a rebuke to Airbnb, the popular short-term home rental site.Comments [ 2 ]
Forget about Yahoo and Silicon Valley for a minute. How do the people who matter here in New York City — tech people and Tumblr users — feel about Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of the social blogging platform?