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  • Urban areas a silver lining

    Urban areas a silver lining
    To the plethora of theories about the recent election, allow me to add a highly personal one: Nov. 6, 2012, was payback time for the melting pot, that all-American metaphor.
  • Taylor Mead dies at 88; underground film legend and bohemian artist

    Taylor Mead dies at 88; underground film legend and bohemian artist
    Taylor Mead, an underground cinema legend whose comic charm and sense of the surreal inspired Andy Warhol and other seminal figures in the alternative film world, died Wednesday in Denver. He was 88. A fixture of bohemian New York who was also a poet...

    The Fugs still riotous after all these years

    The Fugs still riotous after all these years
    The Fugs finally return to Chicago on Saturday at the City Winery after a 44-year absence. The reception for the band is bound to be a bit warmer than it was when the counter-culture pioneers last performed here, on Dec. 28, 1968, at the Aragon Ballroom....

    Diane Farr: Visiting home without phoning home

    My birthplace is New York City, which might seem a very anonymous place. Yet, after moving away, the first time I "snuck" back to my hometown -- without telling my family -- I was convinced I would get caught. I worried both in California, where I live...

    Eddie Huang talks about his memoir, "Fresh Off the Boat"

    Eddie Huang talks about his memoir, "Fresh Off the Boat"
    You must be a specific type of person for the name Eddie Huang to register. Chances increase if you: 1) live in New York, 2) are plugged into the restaurant scene and read food gossip blogs, 3) are active on social media sites like Twitter, and 4) are...