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  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    Missing Model Ataui Deng Found Alive at New York City Hospital

    Ataui Deng, the Sudanese model missing since Wednesday, August 6, was found alive at a New York City Hospital on Monday evening. She was missing for twelve days.

  • Voice Choices

    August 22, 2012


    Glenn Branca leads the 
pack at public assembly

  • Voice Choices

    June 15, 2011


    Bands, beer pong, and a dance-off await

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Oxford English Dictionary Now Includes <3 [Heart]

    ​If you spend any time on the Internet -- no matter your age -- you should know what

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Good Morning, Here's Someone Falling Off a Cliff

    Straight from the streets of YouTube, here's a helmet camera video of a gnarly dude falling down a rock face. Don't worry, he (probably) survives!

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Woman Needs a Million People to Join Her Facebook Group So Her Wretched Fiancé Will Marry Her

    ​Imagine if you got engaged. Imagine if you waited a loooooong time, like maybe even 10 years, for your wedding. Imagine if, after those 10 years, your would-be lazy-ass husband tells you that the only way he'll actually marry you is if you create a Facebook Group and get a million people to j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Myspace is Still Dying, Preps For Layoffs

    Back in the day...​Myspace, the News Corp.-owned social network of yesterday, will layoff between a third and half of its approximately 1,100 employees, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, again reigniting chatter about the company's epic failure since a 2005 acquisi ... More >>

  • Music

    October 20, 2010

    The Downward Spiral of TVT Records

    How the ambitious NYC indie nearly brought artists from Ambulance LTD to Lil Jon down with it

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Bedbugs Take Over Hachette Book Group's Offices

    ​Coming to you with the latest in bedbug news: Hachette Book Group's three floors at 237 Park Avenue and East 46th Street are infested and undergoing "aggressive treatment" for the bugs on Thursday and Friday while, we presume, the lucky/unlucky Hachette employees "work from home" or "go to th ... More >>

  • Music

    July 20, 2010

    Damon Dash Resurrected

    Cast out of Jay-Z's kingdom, a notorious hip-hop mogul takes a kinder, gentler, hipper approach to reinvention

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Runnin' Scared Dept. of Lost and Found: Street Art Seeks Lost Duck, Possibly of Rubber Variety

    Good Monday morning, New York City! In case you thought the world couldn't get any worse, some poor soul has lost something very dear to them, and what do you do when you lose something in New York? Two things: you can resign yourself to the fact that it is Lost and Gone Forever -- like your innocen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    David Perez Is Currently Doing Anything You Tweet

    David Perez, Now on Demand​David Perez, who we told you about last week, wanted to go to the Advertising Festival in Cannes, and his employer, ad firm Leo Burnett, agreed to send him under one condition: He must do whatever people on Twitter tell him to do for a five days.

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Bros Icing Bros: The War on (Smirnoff Ice) Terrorism

    ​Are you familiar with this Bros Icing Bros frenzy? It's a fad, game, and form of "fun" urban terrorism that involves you, every "bro" you know, and The Most Disgusting Malt Liquor Beverage on Earth, Smirnoff Ice. It works like this: You challenge your friends to drink it by "surprising" them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Bros Icing Bros: The Wieden-Kennedy Agency-Wide Memo

    ​Have you heard about Bros Icing Bros? Here's the short version: It's a mercenary street sabotage game involving the Worst Malt Liquor Drink on the Planet -- Smirnoff Ice -- and your friends, who, when challenged, are forced to drink it, lest they not partake in the festivities of the day. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Ashton Kutcher Has Been Put on 'Bros Icing Bros' Notice

    ​After the New York Times linked to our piece about Bros Icing Bros - a game/form of urban sabotage involving the worst malt liquor drink on the planet that is not, as far as anyone can tell, a viral marketing campaign - we'd figured that the worst of it had been pushed through relatively earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    How Live Nation Can Avoid the Ticket Price Raise They're Considering.

    ​Isn't it just the worst when you have to pay more for something you already pay too much for? Ticketing and promotions monopoly Ticketmaster/Live Nation is, via the LA Times - who headlined their piece "The marriage of Ticketmaster and Live Nation: Say hello to the $400 ticket?" - considering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Teaching Hamburgers to Lie: How TV Food Is Photostyled

    This incredible video details how hamburgers are prepped by stylist Jennifer Eustock for TV commercials. The process involves gluing sesame seeds, branding the patty, and propping up the lettuce with straight pins. After you see this, you'll know why your Big Mac and Whopper can't measure up to thei ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 8, 2009


    Online visual art submissions make it to 10 big screens

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    File Under WTF: Whopper and Windows Form Strange Partnership in Japan

    ​When big food meets big technology, disturbing things can happen -- especially when it's their marketing departments that are joining forces. And especially when they're doing so in Japan. Burger King and Microsoft have partnered for a campaign called "Windows 7 Whopper." The fast food chain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    'Mad Men' Gets It Right with Patio (Even Though Pepsi Got It Wrong)

    ​ It looks like the writers of AMC's Mad Men have learned their lesson following the first season's inaccurate portrayal of Fielding beer, which eagle-eyed viewers noticed did not exist at the time during which the show was set. This season, the fictional Sterling Cooper ad agency lands a new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    OutHistory Chronicles the Voice's "Contemptuous Attitude Toward the Gay Community" (in 1969)

    Pride Week, already? We have to thank the Times for pointing out the OutHistory site and its latest historical findings on the Stonewall Riot -- including the first confirmed name of a female arrested in the fracas (Marilyn Fowler), and a record of a Stonewall biting ("Biting has not earlier been do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    MTA Ad Seller Blows $7.5 Target; Ad Rates Down

    We thought we were seeing an awful lot of Poetry in Motions on the subways lately, and now the Times tells us that Titan Worldwide has failed to meet its $7.5 million target for selling ad space on New York's subways, buses and commuter trains. Another vendor, CBS Outdoor, says it has had no problem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Bloomberg Pops Up in Rupert's Post

    As Mario Cuomo famously said, when New York Post publisher Rupert Murdoch likes a politician, he lets you know it. Back in 1982 when Cuomo was campaigning against Post favorite Ed Koch for the Democratic gubernatorial nod, he griped that when normal papers endorse a candidate  "you get one column ... More >>

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    April 24, 2008
  • Film

    April 3, 2007

    Bring Da Ruckus

    Still don't nothing move but the money in thrilling Wu-Tang reunion-show doc

  • Music

    August 16, 2005

    The Other Foot

    The FCC sweeps Eliot Spitzer's payola findings under the rug

  • News

    June 21, 2005

    For Sale: City Sidewalks

    A billion-dollar city deal looms, and the French are leading the pack

  • Art

    August 26, 2003
  • Music

    April 15, 2003
  • News

    September 7, 1999

    Chillin' With Uncle Sam

    Feds to Teens: Just Say No, Dude

  • News

    November 25, 1997

    Digital Dogfight

    Online City Guides Saturate the Web