Items! Cranky Kaplan, Wise Kaplan, James Joyce, You

Nothing makes a joke better than explaining it at great length.

Behold the power of Jonathan Franzen.

13 people were arrested at a rally for lower rents.

New York’s EMTs may now take your blood.

Oh, of course: an opera about the life of Bill Clinton.

Man kills 200,000 ants for artwork.”

Guacamole, delicious and deadly.

Ma Peche is Momofuku for “the olds,” says Sam Sifton.

CNN has released a list of cities with the greatest populations of single rich people. Hint: not New York.

Yep, Larry David is really like that.

Debunking the great myths of journalism.

Who do you write like, according to a computer’s statistical analysis? The answer might be “James Joyce.” Or it might be “Dan Brown.”

Items! Cranky Kaplan, Wise Kaplan, James Joyce, You