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Time Inc. is one of the oldest and largest media companies in the world, founded by two Yale graduates in 1923. Famously headquartered at Rockefeller Center’s Time & Life Building since 1959, it now has a new home. Well, two of them, technically. One is located at 225 Liberty Street in the Financial District, and is the new company headquarters, housing the majority of Time Inc.’s employees, including staff from the company's most widely circulated magazines (of which...
This week, two separate sources suggested that we eliminate certain words from our conversations, for very different reasons. Time Magazine released a poll asking “Which Word Should Be Banned in 2015?” offering a list of nominees from  “turnt” to “basic” to “feminism,” selections that rightly infuriated the wider internet. (Though I'm relieved to report that Time polls are not legally binding, and the enforcement of any proposed "ban" will be nonexistant.) And Piers Morgan published a...
Time magazine released a poll this morning in their online newsfeed section that made the wider internet population cringe, inspiring a slew of pissed off tweets and "WTF?!" posts across social media. The poll playfully asks Time's readership to "channel" their inner intolerant, prescriptivist jerk and pick one word from a list of nominees to be "banned." The list of words nominated to be voted "off the island" is chock full of problematic candidates including "bae," "basic,"...
Photo Sydney Brownstone Fifteen hundred Occupy protesters defied police and stopped traffic on Fifth Avenue and Broadway yesterday afternoon as they marched from Bryant Park to Union Square. The march, which did not have a permit, began on the sidewalks at 40th Street, led by the "guitarmy" that had been clustered around the park's Gertrude Stein statue. Non-guitared marchers exceeded the guitarists, though; they blew whistles, banged drums, and shouted "all day, all week, Occupy...

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