I've been an investigator of paranormal and alien phenomena in Mexico since 1974, when I founded one of the first ufology groups in Monterrey.
We ran into this guy on the subway lugging a two-foot tall, anatomically perfect skeleton holding a plumb line up to a smaller skeleton on a pedestal. Naturally, we had to have a word.
I grew up in an evangelical Christian church where my father was a reverend and my mom taught Sunday school. Evangelical Christians are those real pushy Christians who think that everyone else but them are going to hell, even Catholics and Jews.
Guillermo Fadanelli, one of our favorite Mexican writers, is best buddies with Miguel Calderon, one of our favorite Mexican artists. Here, Fadanelli introduces some of the notebook scribblings that Calderón has made during their epic debaucheries.
How old are the editors writing your headlines? I get irony, I helped re-invent it after the 70s were over. You guys have given the words "gay" and "lame" the same meaning.
AVAF's latest foray into severe sensory overload.
Lizzi Bougatsos: Artist. Musician. Gap-toothed vixen.
Willie Williams uses household glassware to produce psychedelic lightshows of DMT-level trippiness.
You've probably never heard of Martin Monestier, but he is literally one of the best people ever.
Over 160,000 poor, poor convicts were stuffed into the hulls of tall ships and transported from the Mother Land to Australia between 1788 and 1868.
Though not quite yet a household name, as historians and public intellectuals go, Howard Zinn has in the last few years become increasingly present in the public eye (whatever that is).
We started out that morning from an 18th-century graveyard adjacent to Wharton State Forest in the Pine Barrens of southern New Jersey and made our way northward up the sandy trails that run through the oak and pine forest on the southwest edge of the Gre…
Back in the late 1950s, when Richard Neville finished high school, Australia was in many ways, uh, what's the word? Oh that's right...totally fucked.
Lewis Lapham is one of our most distinguished editors and essayists, called "a connoisseur of the perfect word."
As a Sunday afternoon bonus, here are a few more shots taken at the body-part wing of the Beijing Natural History Museum.
Last year, Belgian photojournalist Nick Hannes took a year off from shooting warzones all over the world and travelled from Antwerp to Vladivostok and somehow then ended up in Beijing.
A longtime reader of this magazine (such as yourself) already knows about David Wallechinsky because you read the People's Lists feature in every issue.
If nobody else is willing to say this out loud, I'll step up to the plate. Barack Obama is totally ripping off Sammy Davis Jr.
There's a shiny new skate plaza in Tribeca and it's a hell of a lot better than the wooden nightmare that used to be in the same spot.
By Chriss Kunst, Jakob Hinrichs, Vanskap, Mario Wagner, and Mathieu Desjardi.
Illustrations by Brendan Keogh, Justin Williams, Kelly Smith & Rowan Tedge
Over the course of books such as How the Irish Saved Civilization, Sailing the Wine-Dark Seas, and Mysteries of the Middle Ages, historian Thomas Cahill has done more for making ancient history readable and entertaining than all the cobweb-covered profess…
Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it. That's what someone said.
I was walking down the street the other day when I had an epiphany. I turned to my reflection in a nearby shop window and said, "Hey, you know what? There's more to the world than just UrBaN Mu$iC in that Do It! column."