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Mark Jacobson

February 23, 2009
No Kiss Kiss, All Bang Bang

Spielberg-loving, Spike Lee–attacking critic Armond White is the film world’s brother from another planet.

October 20, 2008 | Features
Sarah Palin’s Heaven

Wasilla—moose, malls, and snow machines in the most beautiful landscape on earth—is paradise for a certain kind of person. So why would a real Alaskan go anywhere else?

September 22, 1975 | Features
Night-Shifting for the Hip Fleet

“…It’s Hooverville, honey, so anyone outside the military-industrial complex is likely to turn up driving for Dover…”

July 21, 2008 | Features
Escape From the Holy Shtetl

Gitty Grunwald fled the pious world of her mother to return to the secular city of her grandparents. There’s only one problem: The Satmars kept her daughter. A family saga of four generations of American Jews.

September 20, 1976 | Feature
Punks of Bleecker Street

The Ramones, four somber crazies in black leather, were Queens greasers a few years ago. Now, singing of massacre and mutilation, they sell out Max's. Onstage, they're electrifying.

March 24, 2008 | Features
Secrets of the Megapimps

The city’s most famous pimp says he met Kristen at a hotel bar. The rest is history...

October 8, 2007 | Features
The Man Who Didn’t Shoot Malcolm X

He spent twenty-two years in prison for an infamous murder he didn’t commit. But Khalil Islam, confined, traveled inward.

July 2, 2007 |
Long Hot Summer of Love

In New York, 1967 was a year of crucial import. But unlike in San Francisco, flowers weren’t the half of it.

February 12, 2007 |
American Jeremiad

A harrowing ride up the proverbial creek and into the beating, bleeding heart of RFK Jr.

January 15, 2007 |
Chairman of the Money

Charlie Rangel has waited all his life to hold America’s purse strings. Now everyone is waiting on him.

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