We spoke to producer and drummer Jaimeo Brown about his epic new music video, which touches on everything from the legacy of American slavery to the power of technology.
A billion-dollar international heroin scheme got dozens of mobsters arrested in the mid 80s. But did the 17-month trial actually do anything?
Remembering the life of Hans J. Massaquoi, who managed to survive under Hitler's xenophobic regime.
Looking back on little-reported moments in the life of the Thin White Duke.
They said it wasn't bad, and had hints of sulphur, oak, cherry, and a "meaty funk." One person reportedly said it smelled "like canned ham."
Americans have looked for a reason to rebel against stuff since our nation's founding.
The small city of Ridgecrest is looking to turn some nearby ancient carvings into a tourist attraction, despite local tribes saying that the effort cheapens and degrades their most sacred symbols.
The photographer's latest exhibition, Tear Sheets, fuses cultural detritus with contemporary art tropes to figuratively mold the past.
For decades, Inuit had to wear numbered identification tags around their necks, mainly because white administrators couldn't pronounce their names.
Despite activists' protests, you can still find symbols of hate and white supremacy in New Orleans, Texas, Memphis, and pretty much all over the country.
There's still no sign of alien life, but that hasn't stopped researchers from looking for the past 50 years.
In 1642, as a wave of sin swept over the nearly prosperous colony of Plymouth, a man named Thomas Granger entered the history books in the most ignoble way imaginable.
Many of my family and friends look back on the region's cultural glory days of the 50s and 60s with longing—but that era also contained the seeds of terror, war, and sectarianism.
Remembering the UK's favorite madam, Cynthia Payne.
This should surprise no one.
The annual haunt at Knott's Berry Farm is the oldest of any Halloween theme park event. The Green Witch has been there since 1973, slinking through the crowds and scaring people shitless.
How an experimental asthma remedy became one of the world's most feared drugs.
It's time we take a minute to look at what this guy did wrong, some of which was pretty racist.
Nearly 15 years ago at a diner in Texas, linguistics professor Hans Boas recognized a dialect of German he'd never heard before. It was Texas German. In a few decades, it will be extinct.
In 1310, Roger the Navel-Fucker was banned from Chester County.
The Wende Museum houses a treasure trove of more than 100,000 objects from the former Eastern Bloc, ranging from Stasi audio tapes to East German household cleaning products.
John Higgs's new book details the pivotal but underappreciated points in one of history's most important centuries.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's new Broadway play, Hamilton: An American Musical, is inventive, educational, and also really, really good.
This is a very weird snapshot of German and American history.