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11.14.12 Andy Cush

It sounds like something out of a Coen brothers film: two convenience store owners sell a $5 million-winning lottery ticket to one of their customers, and after convincing the customer it was only for five thousand, they pay him off, pocket the ticket, and wait five years to claim the prize–until shortly before the scratch-off was set […]

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07.24.09 Will Sherman

A Virgin Mary sculpture mixing religion and pop culture has sparked some controversy outside Syracause. “Bebe Coca,” a paper-mache sculpture of the Virgin of Guadalupe by artist Geri Keil, uses a glass Coca-Cola bottle for the body, the artist’s allusion to the “mishmash of cultures” in Mexico. But a local church group is so insulted […]

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