As "tanning mom" Patricia Krentcil's 15 minutes appear to be winding down, the fact that the New Jersey mom allegedly took her 5-year-old daughter tanning continues to impact public policy.On Monday, dubbed "Melanoma Monday" in New Jersey by the American Cancer Society, public health advocates lobbi ... More >>
It's been less than a week since the term "tanning mom" entered the pop culture vocabulary, but the bronzed New Jersey catcher's mit mom accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter tanning has now achieved the ultimate cultural accolade: her own action figure.That's right, in addition to getting mocke ... More >>
Happy "Melanoma Monday" -- as we all continue to laugh and laugh (and then cry) at "Tanning Mom," the latest leathery boob to humiliate New Jersey, skin cancer has increased 43-percent in the Garden State, and the American Cancer Society credits the increase to the rise in indoor tanning.If you're u ... More >>
"You heard that Whitney Houston died, right?" said emcee Judy Gold at "Encore for Hope," the American Cancer Society benefit last night at Club Providence.
She was actually going there. And to set up a joke, God bless her.
"No, let me not bring down the mood," added Judy. "Let's talk about cancer! ... More >>
In what will certainly be seen as terrible, horrible, no good, very bad news by the cast of the Jersey Shore, New York state legislators want to ban indoor tanning for under-18-year-olds. That would make New York state horribly pale. It would also make New York state the first in the nation t ... More >>
In the span of one week, a user of the highly influential social news website Reddit, a man who goes by the internet handle BadgerMatt, experienced the extreme highs and lows of going viral. At a moment when the internet's nerdiest, and often ugliest, underbelly is gaining mainstream attentio ... More >>
Toby Buggiani remembers he was working at his computer one June morning when his West Village apartment filled with nasty smelling smoke that got him dizzy. The smoke was coming though his windows, he noticed, from a mobile boiler which local bastion of knowledge NYU had positioned right across the ... More >>