Every comedian loves — and craves — the sound of laughter. But Dawn Luebbe has a more specific joy, born from her work on a sketch team at the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) Theatre in New York: uncomfortable, stifled laughter. That moment when people are laughing, but, for whatever reason, they think maybe they shouldn’t be.
By Seth Ferranti 10/15/19Vorobyov investigated drug use and culture in 15 different countries on five continents, from the coca plantations of Colombia to the mean streets of Moscow. Dopeworld is everywhere, from scuzzy housing projects to the highest echelons of power, so we’ve got to find a way of living with it, otherwise families will keep getting torn apart and the bodies will keep piling up. All images courtesy of Niko Vorobyov, all rights reserved.
The order came down, “Whack Jersey.” It was as unprecedented as it was insane. But from the New York side at the time it was expected. From all accounts Vittorio “Little Vic” Amuso and “Gaspipe” Casso were madmen. Power hungry and ready to murder anyone who they thought was standing in their way. Both paranoid and violent. Killing friends and enemies in equal turns. They put the murder in Mafia.