British-American Food Relations

Amazingly, the latest food trend in Britain is… American food. Katy Salter wrote the article “Why Do Brits Love American Food?” for Britain’s newspaper The Guardian, so we asked her to enlighten us on the subject. [PAGE DIVIDER TK] Rico Gagliano: When you talk about “American food” as a new fad in the U.K., what exactly do […]


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At the Sundance Film Festival, John Cooper is your inside guy

The Sundance Film Festival is one of the foremost showcases of new independent movies in America. John Cooper has been involved with the festival for 24 years and is now its director -- making him one of the most influential guys in independent film.


Guest List: John Bearman

Journalist Josh Bearman has written for Harper’s, Rolling Stone and many other outlets; you may have also heard his stories on This American Life. But he’s best known for a Wired magazine piece called “Escape from Tehran: How the CIA Used a Fake Sci-Fi Flick to Rescue Americans from Iran.” That article inspired one of […]


Coney Island Cyclone and The Thunderbolt

  [PHOTO CAPTION: The Cyclone now  sits on the site of the first ever roller coaster - Switchback Railway - on Coney Island in New York.]   It was the late 19th century and LaMarcus Adna Thompson was losing his mind. He was a natural carpenter and inventor but somehow he’d ended up in the pantyhose […]


Did I just steal a newspaper?

Is it okay to take the newspaper section with you to continue reading or is this a theft from the community bin?


Richard Lawson on Drew Barrymore’s New Wine

Drew Barrymore has, like the Coppola’s before her, entered the wine biz. The fast and furious wine industry. In the ads, It’s mostly just Drew Barrymore wandering around sun kissed in some sort of vineyard, staring off into the distance. I think she’s trying to sell it as this laid back, California living kind of thing. But […]