On Monday, a New York Supreme Court jury convicted two men for a Greenwich Village beating that left a guy with a fractured skull and permanent brain damage. Sherif Rizk was found guilty of felony second degree assault and Hatem Farsakh was found guilty of felony first gang assault. There was a sn ... More >>
In case you missed it, President Obama threw a "hip-hop barbecue" yesterday for his birthday, which somehow failed to create jobs. Or so shrieks this headline from Fox Nation, Fox News' aggregation organ. Non-hip-hop artists Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock performed while "Rome burned" (look ... More >>
Michael appearing in "The Andover Song"Today, a rap song from Massachusetts prep school Philips Andover hit the Internet with a bang. Was it real? Was it supposed to be a joke? Why weren't these talented young rappers invited to our president's hip-hop barbeque? Seeking answers to these press ... More >>
wwarby/flickrBig birds seek home.Todd Appelbaum, owner of Roaming Acres in Andover, N.J, the only ostrich farm in the greater New York area, has had a difficult year. Poor weather in early spring caused his hens to hold back from laying eggs right away -- ostriches prefer to lay eggs when the ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. If Roast Beef Could Fly and Leading With My Chin Date: 2004; 1996 Publisher: ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. Last time, we gave you new MP3s from Love Like Deloreans and Blondes. Photo by Davey Wilson Motel Motel Brooklyn monster-buzz-band Motel Motel scream and bubble and flourish and sweat with that hyper-ext ... More >>
Ian Spiegelman is a former Page Six contributor who spent some time as Gawker's weekend blurb jockey.This morning, he left some interesting advice for his replacement. In the comments section of an otherwise harmless entry about (naturally) a piece in the New York Times, Spiegelman let loose with so ... More >>
You'd yell, too, if you had to keep scrubbing the blood off the sidewalk in front of your restaurant.
When, in the course of human events, it can't wait any longer
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Under a new director, will the Whitney's future be brighter than its recent past?
Electing the Pop Star in Chief
Charlie Finch and his journal, Coagula, promise 'thumbtacks for the art world's pretty little ass.' his peers are feeling the sting.