Good news, "art" lovers: "Piss Christ" is back in the Big Apple.The controversial Andres Serrano work is just a photo of a crucifix soaking in the "artist's" urine. Somehow, it's considered "art" and will be showcased at the Edward Tyler Nahem gallery starting Thursday.
Tim Kaine, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, has no problem with Al Sharpton's refusal to endorse Andrew Cuomo for governor.
Derrick Plummer, a DNC spokesman, e-mailed the Voice, calling Sharpton "a trusted voice on issues of importance to millions of Americans." Plummer s ... More >>
Andrew Cuomo will show us in the next few days if he has the balls to be a change agent as governor.
His feud with Eliot Spitzer caught fire when Spitzer got stuck in neutral during Cuomo's 2006 primary race for attorney general against Mark Green, refusing to endorse Cuomo when it mattered. ... More >>
Maybe Pete King and Susan Molinari haven't got the stomach to run against Kirsten Gillibrand as the Republican candidate for Senate this year, but Bruce Blakeman does. Having floated the possibility in December, he today notifies us that he'll announce formally on Sunday in Valley Stream, his "boyho ... More >>
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"Harold Ford is a great candidate who knows how to handle himself," Chuck Schumer said in 2005. "We're very hopeful about his candidacy." Maybe a bit less hopeful today.
The fine line between irony and hypocrisy is crossed every day in politics. But in ... More >>
Ever wonder what online poker companies think of you, the consumer?
Well, on the heels of our piece in this week's Voice about James Giordano and Internet gambling, someone forwarded us an investment bank's analysis of an online poker company named PartyGaming.
Advocates of online poker lik ... More >>
Forget about next week's Democratic primaries. The nastiest
political race raging these days is the one to replace Joe
Mondello as head of the near-moribund New York State
On one side are what New York Post political editor Fred Dicker, in
a nicely over the top op-ed c ... More >>
This is a new one on us: Wikipedia currently lists Alec Baldwin as one of the Democratic contenders for Mayor of New York in 2010, albeit a "potential" one. Their cite is a Bitten and Bound story from May of last year, which said the 30 Rock actor "has political aspirations." That seems rather thin ... More >>
Here's Mark Green offering a proud last hurrah on the night of September 15, 2006 when he lost his bid to be state attorney general: "I will not seek office again. I want to make my contribution as an advocate, as a writer, as a lawyer, and as a teacher. But I will not seek elective office ... More >>
Upstate congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand is packing her NRA-approved guns and heading to D.C. to fill Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, according to various media outlets.
Other Democrats may not like it, but they can blame Caroline Kennedy, the princess who turned her own coach into a pumpkin.
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