New Yorkers love talking about New York. And why not? Despite the innumerable songs, poems, novels, plays, and movies that have been written about the city, there just don't seem to be enough words to pin it down. Despite the limitless inspiration, the same tired old clichés about this town get tos ... More >>
We watched the rape trial of NYPD officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata with our eyes half-covered, anticipating ugliness. And indeed it was icky, with slut-shaming and anything else to undermine the accuser. Yesterday came the verdict -- not guilty -- for the most serious charges, and ... More >>
Yesterday the New York Post said that Debrahlee Lorenzana changed lawyers (from Jack Tuckner to Gloria Allred) after reading the words of Andrea Peyser. Today they seem to have scrapped that theory. "Sources tell Page Six" that Debrahlee made the move after learning Tuckner was sued for sexua ... More >>
Reports today surfaced from Gawker that the New York Post is having some staffing issues. And by "staffing issues" we mean "are losing high-profile reporters due to the crumbling civility of the volatile Post management and competing offers." The report included big Post names like Page Six g ... More >>
Prodigal Sons director Kimberly Reed fills me in.
This morning we learned that Bill Thompson is $1,000 delinquent on his own water bills (Post, Page four, 4"-inch deep hedline: "H2OWE trouble for Bill" ). Okay, not a huge amount of money, but such debts don't inspire confidence in a would-be mayor. Now, this afternoon, a much bigger water ball ... More >>
Voice blog Sound of the City -- which gets to cover fun stuff like books and music, not the quotidian crap that is our bailiwick -- has generated a lot of interest with its Janeane Garofalo interview, much of it abusive. "I won't watch 24 anymore because of the smell from her mouth," runs a typical ... More >>
The Observer says the Brooklyn Paper is now a Murdoch product. The Brooklyn Paper's editor, former New York Post scribe Gersh Kuntzman (pictured nude, above), says his once and future boss won't change the feisty output of "Brooklyn's Real Newspaper." We certainly hope not. It would suck to see Sm ... More >>
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