Climbing Everest In New York: Inside The Explorers Club

By Harold Goldberg It’s a cold, pre-Spring night at the Explorer’s Club and the livin’ is wild. I never expected to roam freely around this private enclave on the Upper East Side. The rich, dark mahogany. The prevalent, elegant taxidermy. The very smell of history. And yak meatballs. Probably, I first heard about the Explorer’s…

Inside The Mummies Exhibit At AMNH: Great, But Needs Games

By Harold Goldberg Recently, I attended a press preview of “The Mummies,” a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History that will linger here in New York City until next January. The exhibit travels to AMNH courtesy of Chicago’s Field Museum, so the new presentation is stunning in its depth of history, archaeology…

The Circle Debate: Mass Effect: Andromeda

  Contributors/ace interns Donovan Floyd and Jeffrey Mizrahi are deep into playing Mass Effect: Andromeda. Donovan’s logged 40 hours thus far, Jeffrey, a little less. As they play, they’ll debate the high and low points of the game. Away we go! Donovan: I’ll start with the Mass Effect Andromeda’s gameplay -which I think is really fun.…