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Give the People What They Want: Building a Better Mobile Ad

We’re in the business of giving people what they want. And when 80 percent of consumers make purchases on their phones—many of them on a monthly …

Advertising Industry

Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

Five Ultimate Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. …

The Strange and Wonderful Movie Posters from Ghana: The Matrix, Alien & More

A cottage industry quickly sprang up in the early 80s when the first videocassettes made their way to the West African nation of Ghana. Armed with a …

Gorgeous Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Skiing

As a devotee of winter sports, both as a lifelong practitioner and an Olympic spectator, and lover of vintage graphic design, especially mid-century travel posters, I was delighted to chance upon <b>The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a remarkable …

Spacey Royals Fan Is Worst Person To Ask About School Shooting Plot

Kansas teenager Brendan Moore was arrested and charged last week for planning a school shooting at Topeka West High School. A crew from local news …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

A Machine To Hand-Crank Your Animated GIFs

The animated GIF is the Hallmark card of the internet–distributed on a whim to verbalize some emotion, only to be tossed aside after a brief laugh. It’s the most disposable and reproducible of medias, so making the GIF a fine, handmade piece of art seems borderline impossible.<p>But the Giphoscope …

Animation

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

Back to Nature<p>11.04.13 5:45 PM ET<p>Oyster.com

34 Wild NFL Crimes You Haven’t Heard About

Adam Jones, September 23rd, 2013<p>Jones was arraigned last month in his eighth incident since 2005, which leads all active players. The Bengals …

Crime

Remembering Lou Reed

The life's work of a rock legend<p>When a famous man dies, his critics tend to evaporate (at least temporarily). The type of person who disparages the …

The True Story Of How Lou Reed Helped Overthrow Communism In Eastern Europe

Former Czech president and one-time dissident playwright Vaclav Havel was once said to have asked him, "Did you know I am president because of you?"<p>Here's the back story (hat-tip to the FT's Ed Crooks for reminding us of this story):<p>Sometime between 1967 and 1968, Havel visited the U.S., and scored …

Even in a Spacesuit Kid Cudi Will Throw You Off His Stage Like Yesterday’s Trash

We know Kid Cudi doesn’t take to stage crashers to lightly. Mess with him while he’s performing and Cudders is gonna strike back, and that’s just …

Nothing Can Kill Danny Trejo

The Machete Kills star has lived a million lives — from prisoner to boxer to addict to day player to leading man — and come back stronger every …

The Secret of Eli Manning

The Giants quarterback in his darkest hour<p><i>“They weren’t … they didn’t appear to be …</i> Manning-like<i>.” —Chris Berman, NFL Draft Day 2004</i><p>I.<p>Remember that …

Arcade Fire’s Punk-Funk Odyssey

Two years ago, toward the end of Arcade Fire‘s world tour behind their smash, Album of the Year-winning <i>The Suburbs</i>, they needed a change. They …

Music

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

Streetwear

What Is John Boehner Scared Of?

At bottom, politics is always personal, so to understand why the current governing crisis isn’t likely to be resolved any time soon, we need to know a little more about House Speaker John Boehner. He’s the reason the government is still shut down. All he has to do is allow a vote on the House floor …

Lorne Michaels on The 1970s and The Birth of Saturday Night Live

The 70s began for me in 1975—on April 1, 1975, to be exact. That was the day I signed on to move to New York and begin work on a new late-night comedy/variety series for NBC. And it was going to be live. As it turns out, April Fools’ Day is the right day to start work on something like that.<p>The …

The 20 Most Stylish Men of Old Hollywood

<b>Icon.</b> It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes an icon? Today you'd be hard-pressed to find many men that are truly worthy of the title, but there …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

vacation

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

Watching “Key & Peele”

In this week’s magazine, Emily Nussbaum reviews the Comedy Central sketch show “Key & Peele,” starring the “shape-shifting” biracial comedians Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key. Nussbaum writes that Key and Peele “treat human behavior as a form of drag,” assuming a colorful variety of roles—white …

With Controlled, Clinical Prose Lahiri Explores Love And Sacrifice

Jhumpa Lahiri's new book has been nominated for the National Book Award and shortlisted for the Man Booker prize. It's an ambitious undertaking, spanning decades and continents as the author tells the story of three generations of a family in Calcutta and Rhode Island.<p>The story opens with brothers …

Beyond The Borscht Belt: Life After The Catskills' Heyday Of Hotels

Bob Skinner is an architectural photographer by trade who photographs multimillion-dollar properties around New York. He doesn't often photograph people for his commercial work, but by his own admission, he is something of a "people person."<p>"I've learned that I can stand in the middle of a field …

Out Loud: Crossing Comedy Lines

This week in the magazine, Emily Nussbaum reviews the third season of the sketch-comedy show “Key & Peele.” Jelani Cobb writes frequently about race and culture for newyorker.com, and his essay on Dave Chappelle and African-American comedy is collected in his book “The Devil and Dave Chappelle.” …

The Weeknd Turns Violent in NSFW 'Pretty' Video

In the Weeknd's new NSFW music video for "Pretty," the Canadian singer finds himself as a love-deranged gunman traveling home to murder his cheating …