Al Gore and cofounder Joel Hyatt have sold the politically minded Current TV to the Arab TV network Al Jazeera, which is thrilled to have a stronger foothold in the American market.
But Time Warner--which showed Current in both NYC and L.A.--has terminated its agreement with them now that they've ... More >>
Keith Olbermann, recently departed host of MSNBC's Countdown, is coming back to the 8 p.m. slot just three days after he signed off. Despite talk in this morning's New York Times of a gag order, in which Olbermann can not speak about his departure, he has promised a dispatch tonight on his ne ... More >>
NEVER FORGET.Four Loko, the nectar of the gods, is now doing something else besides making people break into houses naked. A lot of the leftover-Loko in Virginia is being turned into gasoline by a company called MXI Environmental Services. Jalopnik reports, "MXI distills the ethyl alcohol in ... More >>
Al Sharpton filled ten minutes of NY1 air time last week refusing to endorse Andrew Cuomo, seemingly untroubled by Carl Paladino's bizarre e-mails.
Instead, he heaped praise on Councilman Charles Barron, who is running against Cuomo for governor on the Freedom Party ballot line (it's free o ... More >>
It's been a tough few months for former Vice President Al Gore, who after announcing he and his wife of 40 years, Tipper, were separating, was accused rumored to have been cheating with Larry David's wife. As if the jokes from that to come aren't bad enough, more serious allegations soon surf ... More >>
The Internet is Awesome, and not because Al Gore invented it, or because it's given hacks like me a living, while rendering professional craftsmen with regard to tradition, skill, scruples, and form practically useless. No. The Internet is Awesome because it keeps getting faster. And who does ... More >>
Jeffrey Fisher is accused of making unambiguous threats (e.g. "there are bullets now aimed at the mayor's head everywhere," "Tell Commissioner Kelly he is dead") on the lives of Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. He placed the calls to 911 and made them between May 12 and last ... More >>
Bekah CopeJamin and Jake
With their savage follicles and beer-soaked, bruised take on punk, Nashville's JEFF The Brotherhood seem like the type of boys that would steal both your whiskey and your sister's virtue, and still earn a standing invitation to play your basement. But this might be an unfai ... More >>
Having given the world the finger with its recent missle and nuclear tests, North Korea has taken things further by sentencing two American correspondents from Al Gore's Current TV to 12 years at hard labor. Reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee were detained by the North Koreans on March 17, and this m ... More >>
As D.C. continues in this state of Obama-euphoria, many people are suffering from a new kind of epidemic, which I'm dubbing Ball Fatigue. "I just want him to be president already," said a middle-aged African-American man who had come all the way from St. Louis. The man was coming home from an even ... More >>