Commuting from Gracie Mansion is hard—just ask Bloomberg, he used to have to drive 22 blocks to the subway to catch the express! Poor Bloomberg.
Now Dante de Blasio faces the challenge of maybe having to get from Gracie Mansion to his high school on the downtown edge of Fort Greene. Except of course his fellow students are like "LOL I take three buses and two trains." :/
Alex Gaviria, 14, a freshman at Brooklyn Tech who commutes over an hour from Queens on the No. 7 and G trains, said the appeal of Dante’s possible new home should trump any travel concerns. “Come on, it’s the [...]
Tonight, Blondie and X are playing at Roseland, the last stop on their big Aging Fabulous Legends Of Punk tour. (It's not really called that.) Tickets are $70 on Ticketmaster and about the same on Stub Hub. They're like old pals now, according to USA Today: "'I think there's a lot of respect' between the group's members, says X bassist John Doe."
Superfreaks will remember the live version of "Nausea," recorded in 1982 in San Diego, released on "Beyond and Back: The X Anthology." Exene gives an introduction: "Well. Well, well, well, well. I bet you guys wish Deborah Harry and Blondie was playing tonight, right? I bet [...]
A found poem from the Miley Cyrus FCC complaints.
Being a Christian I’m taking a stand against using a “Fanatic’s finger” as if it were a phallus.
A lady would never conduct herself like that.
She put her face in a fake butt, indicating oral sex, dog sex, acting like a devil, flicking that tongue—
as daemons do.
May God help this nation, that whore acted like a bitch in heat. I would have taken her to Tijuana.
Good Heavens! I’m certainly no prude. But this was much worse than that disaster with one of the Jackson girls. Her gestures have crossed the line into a [...]
So many books. So little time. Every day just brings more! Here's a handy guide to help you choose which new books today you should buy. All of these books are available at your local independent bookseller, including fine establishments like McNally Jackson! Or anywhere else you might care to buy books! Let's begin….
Can we interest you in a reported history of the colonialist construction of the "Middle East" that paved the road to endless instability and death?
Pamela Erens' latest is a tale of two misfits at a fancy boarding school in 1979. The "heiress apparent" to James Salter, goes a blurb! This [...]
Yesterday: it was disgusting. Like, a million degrees. And it was a Sunday. So why were people outside? We went out and asked some guys.
• "Nikki Finke has been fired from the blog she founded, Deadline Hollywood, and will be leaving the company as soon as this week."
• "As you may be aware, Sharon Waxman at TheWrap has just published a libelous, false, and defamatory story on her blog, in which she claims amongst other things that PMC has fired Nikki Finke from Deadline."
• "According to people close to Finke, her PMC contract has a window, opening this month, that allows her to leave Deadline."
• "Right now I am not going to discuss my Deadline Hollywood contract or my relationship with my boss Jay Penske. Why? [...]