On November 8, multiple states legalized marijuana for medical or recreational purposes — so Joe Dolce's new book on the substance's history in the U.S. is timely. Dolce argues marijuana's bad reputation is a result of political demonization, including an...

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Steve Cohen's favorite part of managing the 2nd Avenue Deli in New York is talking to people. Cohen offers his Brief But Spectacular take on classic kosher deli food and the joy of schmoozing.

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New Yorker magazine cartoon editor Bob Mankoff says he and his staff spend an extraordinary amount of time selecting and editing the cartoons that readers might not find funny. Mankoff offers his Brief But Spectacular take on the cartoons that strike the...

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As teenageers, Vaughn Brown and Ivan Mayo were incarcerated at Rikers Island, where they confronted danger from fellow inmates, solitary confinement and their own thoughts. The two have vowed to never go back to jail. But being branded a felon can make re...

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