Hallucinogenic ayahuasca tea has long played a religious role in Brazil, but did it also contribute to the brutal death of a celebrated Brazilian artist?
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Meet the man who wrote and then disowned The Anarchist Cookbook.
Canada used to be the safest place for a war deserter to go, but for the AWOL U.S. soldiers who lost faith in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, it's where they are most at risk.
A profile of the legendary Robert Christgau, who spent three decades as the Village Voice's rock critic.
Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon on the anger and pain of performing with her then husband after their marriage had fallen apart.
Some 300,000 Jewish documents were hidden in a closet in Cairo for hundreds of years. They were discovered by the lady adventurer twins Agnes Lewis and Margaret Gibson and the legendary Rabbinical scholar Solomon Schechter. Here is their story.