The Upper West Side’s Left Bank

Written by Andrey Slivka on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Water World What if one of the most stylish restaurants in Paris were an elaborate simulacrum of a generically American eatery? Maybe a Left Bank approximation of a Memphis barbecue place, complete with pulled pork sandwiches and Dixie beer on tap. Also plywood-paneled walls cluttered with phony VFW banners, George Wallace posters, Vols pennants, scuffed-up [&hellip
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Mr. Dana of The Sun

Written by William Bryk on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

The Sun was founded in 1833 by Benjamin Day, a 23-year-old printer. He produced a racy, sensational paper, focusing on "fires, theatrical performances, elephants escaping from the circus, women trampled by hogs." In August 1835 (as recounted in a recent issue of McSweeney’s), Day began a series of bogus articles recounting life on the moon [&hellip
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