Who would know better than me? The 10 dissiest, wickedest, bitchiest sass-o-grams (whether in movies or in life) are as follows: 10) "She doesn't write, she types!" (Gore Vidal re popular author Jackie Susann) 9) "She looks like a truck driver in drag." (Truman Capote re the very same ... More >>
When we heard the news that Betty Ford (the accidental First Lady married to the accidental 38th President of the United States) had died, we immediately thought of how George Carlin spoke of her in his last stand up special, It's Bad for Ya! In the above segment, Carlin brings up Mrs. Ford in a r ... More >>
The Vogue editor and fashion world icon took 31 seconds out of her day to vouch on video for New Yorkers For Marriage Equality as part of the Human Rights Campaign. (If she took more than one take to nail it we'll eat our hat.) Wintour joins a host of other notable New Yorkers and Barbara Bush, thou ... More >>
Barbara Bush, the half of George W. Bush's twins not on the Today show, stars in a new Human Rights Campaign video in support of marriage equality, "publicly breaking ranks with a father who, as president, pushed for a constitutional amendment banning such unions," according to the New York Times. B ... More >>
Hiram Monserrate with Citizen Action protesters WTF? Twitpic by citizenactionny. Governor Paterson doesn't acknowledge Pedro Espada as the new president of the state senate, but he's not taking any chances: he says he won't leave the state, which conceivably would put us all at the mercy of Espa ... More >>
Photos by Julie Bolcer Governor David Paterson showed some support for his embattled secretary, Charles J. O'Byrne, acknowledging him as "my dear friend" in remarks to a statewide gay rights group on Monday night. O'Byrne, a former Jesuit priest who is openly gay, was among many hundreds in atten ... More >>
During the first Great Depression in the United States, regular people were often treated to the spectacle of their betters cavorting, as if without a care, in glossy debutante parties and balls. Sometimes rich folks would in fact have 'Great Depression' parties, in which Astors, Vanderbilts, Swopes ... More >>
R.E.M. Stubb's BBQ Weds. March 12 They're not very good live. Maybe you knew this. Maybe you've chosen to forget. Tonight, we simply overlook. What is first evident, as they triumphantly take the stage at one of the bigger-name SXSW fetes (second, perhaps, to Motörhead), is that the dudes are look ... More >>
Calling Bloomberg a billionare Republican isn't enough. Ferrer must prove he acts like one.
Barbara, GOP pooh-bahs cover for prez after Katrina
Beyond the aging Billy Graham, some new faces on the Christian right
Desperately seeking women voters, Bush sends in his own
Defending Bill Clinton's My Life
So Iraq's a mess and half the country hates you. Just keep praying.
Dubya's Struggling Brother Is Back in Court