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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Culture

Amar’e Gets Animated

13:44 17 May in Culture, Latest
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First there were New Yorker cartoons with Kanye West tweets. Now there are Moment cartoons with Amar'e Stoudemire tweets. No explanation should be necessary. [caption id="attachment_5856" align="aligncenter" width="300"] "Correction" Jay-z's baby girl name is Blue Ivy Carter. Not Ivy Blue Carter[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_5858" align="aligncenter" width="313"] Is it...

Recovering Messiah: Marc Maron

20:25 08 May in Culture
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[slideshow_deploy id='24739'] If ever there was a tale of comic resurrection, it belongs to Marc Maron. The 48-year-old comedian’s climb back from drugs, drinking and despair—with a lot of help from iTunes—is a modern-day redemption story. The progeny of a Jewish doctor and homemaker mother, Maron began his...

A Vietnamese Yom Kippur

17:06 02 May in Culture
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by Kelley Kidd A Yom Kippur spent fasting on the beautiful island paradise of Phu Quoc, in Vietnam, is not my typical Day of Atonement. But somehow that's where I found myself, fasting after a seaside dinner in a bungalow. I stayed up late that night...

A Match Made in the O.R.

16:24 03 April in Culture
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by Sala Levin The dating ritual is replete with anxieties: What dress to wear? How long should I wait to call after the date? Is my nose so big that I'll be single forever? Well, Orthodox denizens of greater Miami, Michael Salzhauer is here to help...