The silence of night never lasts long. It ends somewhere in the 5 o'clock hour with the purring of the heater and distant strains of Sam Cooke.Edwin Shneidman looks at the clock -- an hour and a half…
PUBLISHED: Feb. 28, 2009
LENGTH: 8 minutes (2077 words)
From 1995 until January 2009, a music and movie megastore called Mondo Kim’s took up the bulk of a five-story building at 6 St. Marks Place in the East Village. The top floor was rented out as…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 11, 2012
LENGTH: 3 minutes (888 words)
In 1971, Hunter Thompson first published 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' in Rolling Stone. Forty years later, The Daily's Zach Baron revisits the piece and the town in which…
Thus any theological critique of Playboy that focuses on its "lewdness" will misfire completely. Playboy and its less successful imitators are not "sex magazines" at all. They are basically anti-sexual. They dilute and dissipate authentic sexuality by reducing it to an accessory, by keeping it at a safe distance. It is precisely because these magazines are anti-sexual that they deserve the most searching kind of theological criticism. They foster a heretical doctrine of man, one at radical variance with the biblical view. For Playboy’s man, others—especially women—are for him. They are his leisure accessories, his playthings. For the Bible, man only becomes fully man by being for the other.
PUBLISHED: April 17, 1961
LENGTH: 8 minutes (2027 words)
Twenty years after the release of GoodFellas, the good people behind it -- Scorsese, Liotta, De Niro! -- re-create the making of the truest, bloodiest, greatest gangster film of all time
PUBLISHED: Oct. 1, 2010
LENGTH: 37 minutes (9427 words)
For a guy who started life as Bernard Schwartz, son of a struggling tailor in the Bronx, Tony Curtis has done alright for himself.