One of television's longest-running programs, NBC's Today, has recently gone from venerable to vulnerable within the span of about a year. Thanks to more missteps than a line of drunken novice cloggers attempting the Riverdance, the morning show now finds itself routinely rated behind its main compe ... More >>
Ruth Buzzi, the hilarious, rubber-faced comic best known for Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, the swinging comedy revue that dominated TV from 1968 to '73.
Ruthie is retired from show biz and living in Texas, but she's still cranking out a whole mess of fun missives on Twitter--so fun they're good enou ... More >>
Apparently, napkins are shrinking. The average size has gone from 30 inches square some 25 years ago to 20.
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Alice Waters's daughter, Fanny Singer, admits that she sometimes buys imported, non-organic fruit out of season, surely to her mother's disapproval. [Wall Street ... More >>
A man hurdled a set of barricades during a live broadcast of this morning's Today Show, the Post reports. Meredith Vieira, Al Roker, and Willie Geist were discussing upcoming guest Mackenzie Phillips when a 33-year-old Brooklyn man screamed, "I'm God's gift to music" while trying to storm the ... More >>
Every once in a while (okay, fine, probably more often than not, seeing as how we live in New York), a person comes along who, for whatever reason, makes us feel like a worthless piece of lazy crap. Like that chick who beat the shit out of the man who attempted to rob her last night in the Ea ... More >>
Anthony D. Marshall, who is awaiting sentencing for looting the estate of his Alzheimer's-afflicted 105-year-old mother Brooke Astor, is asking the court to dismiss his conviction on the most serious charge because he's too old and sick to serve the mandatory prison term. A number of his prom ... More >>
From the photos, it looks a like a line outside a club in the Meatpacking District at 2 a.m., but it's broad daylight and the young women in fancy dress are outside the Metropolitan Pavilion to audition for extra work in the Sex and the City film sequel. SAG members did their thing this morn ... More >>