'A Carnival of Desire': Dina Litovsky's Gorgeous, Strange Photos of the Meatpacking District 

New York’s Meatpacking District is, these days, a glittering and slightly surreal place. Once a gritty neighborhood known for its sex clubs, gay nightlife and drag queens (and before that, literal animal carcasses), it’s transformed in recent years into a playground for the hyper-rich and the velvet-roped clubs they…

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2 Hours at the Philadelphia GOP's Corruption-Themed DNC Party

Like an Ark floating securely above a sea of drowning atheists, the Philly GOP DNC Party (informally titled “Welcome to Philly, Hillary—You’ll Fit Right In!”) was a beacon of irritated conservatism in a town that had no time for it. Coincidentally, it was also raining very hard that night. We decided to take shelter…

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