Graffiti Lives on Flickr and Facebook

Check out the black book, a companion to Graffiti Lives: Beyond the Tag in New York’s Urban Underground. The black book, assembled by author Greg Snyder, is a collection of… READ MORE

Children of the Left, Unite!

A fabulous essay on Tales for Little Rebels that appeared in the New York Times this Sunday deserves its own blog post. Caleb Crain writes: Financial behemoths have been nationalized…. READ MORE

Follow NYU Press on Twitter!

NYU Press has added our tweet to the voices of the twitterati; i.e., we’ve dived headfirst into microblogging, the newest trend for the smart-phone enabled netizens of the world. Twitter… READ MORE

Can a Font Save the Planet?

The answer, apparently, is yes! Check it out: Ecofont uses 20% less ink than normal fonts by putting small holes in the letters. At large sizes these holes are obvious,… READ MORE

The People’s Podcast Party

Two new populist podcasts for your aural enjoyment. Against the Grain, Tuesday January 6th 2009: Download program audio (mp3, 48.47 Mbytes) How many incompetently represented people get convicted, or even… READ MORE

Still Climbing, 10 Years Later

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of Still Lifting, Still Climbing: African American Women’s Contemporary Activism, edited by Kimberly Springer. Prof. Springer was kind enough to offer… READ MORE

Of Politicians, Pastors, and Prayer

Phillip Luke Sinitiere and Shayne Lee, authors of Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace (NYU Press 2009), discuss Rick Warren, Barack Obama and the issues surrounding the inaugural… READ MORE