The host of HBO’s ‘Real Time’ teed off on the gay marriage hatin’ Kentucky clerk with a heart of stone.
Blinding ignorance is what really lies behind the statements of those PEN members who’ve attacked the decision to honor Charlie Hebdo.
As the massacre at Charlie Hebdo reminds us, art and satire have long been targets of violent suppression. Here are nine famous books, films and plays that sparked a virulent backlash.
The directors of the documentary ‘Tomorrow We Disappear,’ now playing at the Tribeca Film Festival, on India’s legendary Kathputli slum, the last home to magicians, acrobats, and puppeteers.
Writer Benjamin Anastas has had enough with 140-character bursts, and Rushdie's mourning for Whitney Houston was the last straw.
Newsweek/Daily Beast books editor Lucas Wittmann on Salman Rushdie’s memoir and other books that wowed him this year.
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