Roger Perry spent the late 60s and early 70s photographing their work. His long out-of-print photo collection, The Writing on the Wall, charted London's early graffiti scene. The book is finally being republished this week.
In 1998 the journalist Ron Rosenbaum published Explaining Hitler. Contrary to what the title might suggest, it is not an explanation of Hitler, per se, but rather a 500-page meta-analysis of different theories intended to explain Hitler. This week
Finally, the first ever comprehensive map of genuinely interesting things in Los Angeles. It's been carefully researched and had the boring parts sifted out. What's left is your guide to 100 years of this city's rich history.
Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, a.k.a. "Mad Jack," was finally honored this year by the Royal Norwegian Explorers Club for being a crazy bastard who ran screaming into battle armed with a longbow and a sword.
This month, we will post a new chapter daily of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan, but you can skip ahead and read the full
On Tuesday the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases that could determine if corporations are "person" enough to have their own religious rights and take stances on things like birth control and gay marriage.
In the late 90s, while writing for the skateboarding magazine Big Brother, I thoroughly enjoyed fucking with my interview subjects. One of those subjects, a rapper named Cheazy-E, claimed my interview made him look like a "gott-damn retard" but als…
Three decades ago, my mother immigrated from South Africa, her home, to America because of Apartheid. This week, I sat down with my mother, Chryl Resnick, to talk about growing up in Apartheid-era South Africa, sneaking into townships, and why Mandela is
Today we think of Kennedy in terms of myth: the golden hero of a bygone age whose life was cut down in a mysterious tragedy. But if we move past nostalgia and conspiracy, what remains of the 35th president's legacy?
In a city crammed with 8 million people, North Brother Island has sat abandoned since the 1960s. It's about a thousand feet from the shores of the South Bronx, and over the centuries it's been home to quarantined smallpox victims and Typhoid Mary, NYC's o…