The controversy over “Vaxxed,” a new anti-vaccine movie that was to be screened at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival, began last week when it was announced that the film had received a spot at the festival and that its controversial director Andrew Wakefield would be in attendance. The backlash from this announcement was almost immediate, […]

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Literature and media allowed me to grow up in New York without ever actually being in New York. It started off with “Gossip Girl,” developed with Holden Caulfield and Nick Carraway and is still being shaped by Woody Allen. I catch myself conjuring up a concrete paradise that I travel through in an iconic yellow […]

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