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11.07.14 Rhett Jones

Here are some art, film, music and other things happening in NYC so you can Have a Good Weekend. Drop your suggestions in the comments or to tips@animalnewyork.com. FRIDAY 52°F LOW 36°F   In theaters: Matthew McConaughey trips out on space in Interstellar. Disney gets even more like Pixar with Big Hero 6, and Frederick Wiseman […]

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08.26.14 Marina Galperina

There’s an incredible profile of famed luchador Saúl “Cassandro” Armendáriz in the September New Yorker by William Finnegan, with photographs by Katie Orlinsky. The forty-four year old exótico wrestles in drag, a tradition hails back to the ’40s. “It was Baby Sharon who encouraged me to step out of Mister Romano,” Armendáriz said. Baby Sharon was an exótico—a luchador who wrestles in drag. Exóticos […]

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07.22.14 Sophie Weiner

This week, respected high-brow magazine The New Yorker announced plans to become accessible. The publication will produce more web-exclusive content, redesign their site and, most excitingly, let everyone read digitized content of all issues of the magazine since 1997… for the next three months. When the time is up, much of that content will go back under a new […]

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08.31.11 Myles Tanzer

Three representatives from the Church of Scientology were standing outside Conde Nast headquarters this morning and distributing copies of their Thetan-inspired magazine Freedom. This month’s issue is a parody of The New Yorker that’s filled with articles attacking writer Lawrence Wright and his employer for a 24,000 word piece about “Crash” director Paul Haggis. […]

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03.02.11 Bucky Turco

See Max Fish like you’ve never seen it before: clean. The New Yorker did a great job making the bar appear more respectable than ever in this gently scored video of owner Ulli Rimkus giving a tour of the artwork in the space. […]

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05.26.09 Will Sherman

With his iPhone, artist Jorge Colombo sketches New York City street scenes. Now, a hot dog cart scene the digital artist drew while hanging out in Times Square is featured on the New Yorker’s latest cover. After the jump is a video highlighting Colombo’s process with the Brushes application. […]

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