Annie Clark is back with her fourth and biggest album
Let's say you have some friends and/or relatives who haven't figured out yet that it's not all that smart to get their news from people whose entire economic model is based upon keeping those friends and/or relatives pissed off. And let's say those friends and/or relatives occasionally puke back at ... More >>
If you were on Twitter earlier today, you might have noticed every reporter on the planet hyperventilating and repeating a number of words, chief among them "Chris Christie," "emails," and "traffic." Oh, Jesus. Traffic? This sounds like one of those Important Civic Stories You Should Care About, do ... More >>
An update on the Kristin Davis arrest: Davis, the erstwhile(?) Manhattan Madam was arraigned Tuesday afternoon on the charges of selling drugs, oxycodone, Adderall, and Ambien among them. She was released on a $100,000 bond.
Tao Lin discusses his new book
It would seem so from the description of it in a new book called Obsessed--America's Food Addiction--And My Own by Mika Brzezinki. Nutella, of course, is the famous spread made from hazelnuts, skim milk, and cocoa. Karl Lagerfeld reportedly worships it. Editors, actors, pilots, everyone on earth pr ... More >>
Despite debuting right off the heels of the K-Pop phenomenon "Gangnam Style," Fashion Week's Concept Korea 2013 collective held its own on Thursday night with five new buzzworthy designers...and thankfully, they didn't play Psy's freaking song over the speakers. As the show was running late and the ... More >>
In October, Lena Dunham signed a deal with Random House to publish Girls: The Book a memoir based on the lessons she's learned throughout her life. $3.7 million and a few months later, Gawker got its hands on the proposal for Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham. As would be expected, Dunham ... More >>
In her appearance at xl nightclub, the Mouth that Abhored unleashed it all to a crowd . Christian Freedom was there and told me the highlights of what Janice said. To wit: "Stallone has a penile implant. "Tyra is a greedy bitch who wouldn't give Janice a producer's credit/fee.
If you'll recall, back in early 2010 a woman named Gigi Jordan, who also happened to be a millionaire/socialite/former pharmaceutical company executive, was found in a $2,300 per night suite at the Penninsula Hotel in New York City, "foaming at the mouth" and "babbling incoherently" as her de ... More >>
Lunesta, Ambien Halcion, Sonata... No, they're not the seven dwarves. They're popular sleeping pills that enable you to get your beauty rest and wake up a supermodel. I'm lucky I have no problem sleeping without help. In fact, it's my favorite thing to do and I'm really good at it! But ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Low-resonance, high-discomfort ambient drifter Beauclerk is a one-man drone menace, mixing glory and danger via saxophone and a Line 6 pedal. The seismic side gig of James Bradley, owner of trusty W ... More >>
Cathie Black, Mayor Bloomberg's Schools Chancellor appointee that nobody likes, is getting less popular with each passing day -- so unpopular, in fact, that she was given a big "thumbs down" by the panel chosen to evaluate her. Several groups, including city councilmen, state assemblymen, par ... More >>
Gypsy PorfirioAging wannabe model Gypsy Porfirio, who mowed down a Staten Island jogger in January on Hylan Boulevard while she was blitzed on Xanax, Ambien, and Percocet, has now been sued by the dead man's family. Teacher Daniel Kelley, 23, was killed when Porfirio's vehicle smacked into him. His ... More >>
The return of 'Hole' whether you like it or not, you little suck shits
Huzzah! Anderson ends on a high note. After a maddeningly pointless part 3, in the final installation of his series, we finally hear about suppressive persons and disconnection. And Paul Haggis is brought up in order to make Tommy Davis look like an utter ass (which, admittedly, isn't th ... More >>
Somebody please wake me when this thing is over. [Go here for our ruminations on part 1 and part 2 of Anderson's Ambien-like mindblowing series.] Tony Ortega is the editor-in-chief of the Village Voice. Since 1995, he's been writing about Scientology at several publications. Among his oth ... More >>
Daniel Kelley, the special education teacher who was struck Tuesday by a car driven by a Brooklyn woman under the influence of painkillers, an anti-anxiety drug and a sleeping pill, died this morning in Staten Island University Hospital. He was 23 years old.
Gypsy, striking a typically vacuous model pose.Aging wannabe model Gypsy Porfirio, who ran down two Staten Island joggers on Tuesday, will likely need even more of the Xanax, Ambien, and Percocet that she took before the crash and were found on her afterwards. The Daily News reports that she sobbed ... More >>
Inc. magazine has a few PR pros advise (in absentia) Tiger Woods on how to "fix his image." Their advice is either too general ("Go through the short-term trauma and be done with it") or, given the world in which we live, out of the question ("I would recommend that he be real and authentic b ... More >>
Well, you've heard it all about Tiger Woods by now: the growing number of alleged romantic conquests, the Ambien sex -- Wait what? "Uchitel told friends that she and Tiger liked to have sex while taking the drug Ambien. Uchitel told one pal, 'You know you have crazier sex on Ambien, you get ... More >>
Yes, our fair blog's most avid Summer Jam enthusiast is long gone. But Hot 97's annual fete/debacle raged on last night at Giants Stadium, and friend of SOTC/Vibe guru Sean Fennessey was there to bemusedly take it all in, including yes, Jay-Z's live debut of his Auto-Tune riposte and thrilling com ... More >>
Knowing that our friend, Morning Joe's Willie Geist--"The Oracle of MSNBC"--is a big sports fan, we thought we'd check in with him about the NCAA's Final Four. Willie has fielded some questions from us before, so we're pleased he had time--between Indian-wrestling matches with co-host Mike Barnicle- ... More >>
I was right there watching it--in my living room--so no one is more equipped than I am to size up the varying facets of today's historic induction, rating it as if it were an Olympic event. And it WAS, honey. Let's start with the most important thing--Michelle Obama's outfit! It was a bunchy, spark ... More >>
It's only four months to the Oscar nominations (sorry, I'm a sick queen), so it's time to start separating the frontrunners from the back-of-the buses. Here come my never-too-early choices for the definite-probable-maybe nominees. And not to brag, but I'm usually about 80% right with this shit.
Sorting through trailer trash, trying not to nod off during the Emmys.
I was so stunned by the news that Clay Aiken is set to be a daddy that I spit out my Ambien cocktail and forgot to even comment about it. But now that I've had some time to pick myself off the floor and regroup on the subject, I must say this development makes perfect sense. After all, gay men are h ... More >>
Fiendish utopians conspire and murder in Victorian Blighty
Hart & Berlin outlive a numbing Irish stew
An outbreak of paranoia (and lint) sweeps the city
Serious musician demonstrates the virtues of hard work to the Save the Music foundation
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