What Living on a Hare Krishna Farm Taught Me About Scams and Leftover Pasta
Questions like 'Why is my breakfast porridge brown?' and 'What is this mushy stuff in the meat-free patties?' arose in my mind. The answers, I would later learn, are: carob, a vegan substitute for chocolate; and weeks-old pasta, sliced and fried.
Manhattan's 92-Year-Old Kung Fu Master Is Simply the Best
When LES-based artist Laura Nova met Poa Shen, a woman who practices and teaches her form of kung fu in Nova's neighborhood, the pair became instant collaborators.
Youth Collective Teaches You How to Scam the Patriarchy
Woke youths gather at the New Museum for workshops on urban herbalism and self defense.
The Best Female Photographers at Art Basel Miami Beach
These four female artists are redefining portrait photography.
Inside Pipilotti Rist's Psychedelic 'Pixel Forest' at the New Museum
The Swiss mixed-media artist explores the limits of human perception through sound and video works in her new show at the New Museum.
Looks Like Teen Spirit: Intimate Portraits of 90s American Girlhood
Photographer Lauren Greenfield has documented female life through direct, gritty images of young girls and women for decades. Her new monograph "Girl Culture" offers an empathetic perspective that humanizes rather than reduces its female subjects.
‘OITNB’ Creator on How Pop Culture Can Change the Criminal Justice System
At a recent talk in Brooklyn, best-selling author of "Orange Is the New Black" Piper Kerman speaks out on "how journalism and pop culture combine to create an environment where a policy change is possible, or desirable."
Curanto is a Chilean Meat Feast Cooked in a Dirt Pit
I broke vegetarianism to revel in 'curanto,' a Chilean feast of meats, seafood, and potato dumplings wrapped in leaves and cooked in a fire pit.
Chicha Morada Is the Delicious Peruvian Corn Drink You’ve Never Heard Of
I received a generous serving of the purple liquid, confirmed to be chicha morada by two passersby. Feeling like something of a vampire with the bloody-looking elixir in my hands, I hunted down the perfect spot for my inaugural tasting experience.