Is It War? Rebellious Uptown Scribes Vs. Bohemian Downtown Writers

There's a literary fault line that bisects Manhattan horizontally through midtown. Above that line — a connect-the-dots path made up of all the magazine offices and tony Ivy League clubs plunked down across West 44th — is uptown's writerly camp. It's filled with the wizened, the erudite, the elder statesmen. The… » 3/04/14 4:03pm 3/04/14 4:03pm

A Guide to World Domination in 2014

Hegemony is a hard thing to maintain — just ask Ancient Rome. How are you to reaffirm your iron grip on this planet when its countless parts remain in perpetual, cloying motion? Never fear, master, there's always a new toehold to be gained on the steep and dangerous cliff; there is ever a method, when the status quo… » 1/07/14 8:49pm 1/07/14 8:49pm