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Mark Jacobson

February 13, 2012 | Features
WorldStar, Baby!

An underground hip-hop blog has become an alterna-YouTube, where slick rap videos and grainy footage of subway brawls and mall fights get over a million views a day.

December 19, 2011 |
8. Because the Last Great Discount-Tire Salesman Is Nothing to Sneeze at Either.

Louis Gellman, owner of Hilna Motors on Stillwell Avenue, is one of those ­resolutely, genuinely uncorporatized, wisecracking, soulful New York merchants they try to duplicate on crummy TV shows but always get wrong.

November 7, 2011 | Features
Big Scary Ugly Dirty Rats

They’re everywhere—but they always were.

October 24, 2011 | Intelligencer
Can Cain?

On Fulton Street, contemplating an all-black election.

September 5, 2011 |

Person of interest.

September 5, 2011 |
Building 7, Collapse of

The conspiracy-theorist’s favorite structure.

September 5, 2011 |
Satan’s Face

In the smoke, a sign.

September 5, 2011 |
Republican Convention

When Bushworld came to town.

June 27, 2011 |
The Big Trade

The legendary tale of two Yankees pitchers who swapped wives, and lives, is an irresistible soap opera. No wonder Red Sox fans Matt Damon and Ben Affleck want to make a movie about it.

June 13, 2011 | Features
The Baddest Lawyer in the History of Jersey

And that’s saying something.

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