The Beastie Boys’ Next Chapter

Court battles replace rap battles as the band pledges no new music or tours

It Takes a Lot To Laugh: The Parody and Pain of Beck

New ‘Morning Phase’—six years after his last album and 21 since becoming a loser, baby—shows the Gen-Xer just getting started

Real Deal

Jews in a mostly black genre, the Beastie Boys are nevertheless one of the only acts making authentic hip-hop, as their classic Licensed to Ill proves

Sundown: Murdoch and Israel

Plus, Beck moves march, Mossad among the sheep, and more

Make Some Noise

Nadav Samin was a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn who made it big at a key moment in hip-hop history and then walked away to take up Middle East studies. Now it turns out he never really left rap behind.

Sundown: Iron Dome Successfully Intercepts Rocket

Plus another flotilla planned, a Goldstone primer, and more

Sundown: Let Him Go to Berlin

Plus a classic anti-Nazi comic book, the Beastie Boys, and more

Sundown: A Martyr for Organ Donation?

Plus eat bagels not bombs, and more

Sundown: Clinton and Livni Talk

Plus Assange accuser in the West Bank, and more

Undocumented

A new film examines footage staged by the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto

So Long Nasty

The Beastie Boys grew up, and so did I

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