• Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Hey Techies, Start Your Businesses in New York City. We Promise We're Cool.

    Reading from the same playbook as Texas Governor Rick Perry, Mayor Bloomberg toured the Bay Area this weekend trying to lure tech investors and young grads back east with promises of good times and pretty girls. As if San Francisco was just one extended sequence of Revenge of the Nerds.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Accused UWS Nanny Might Have Murdered Children Over Her Pay

    This is not exactly the story we want to hear again after Sandy or on Election Day.According to the Wall Street Journal, Yoselyn Ortegas, the 50-year-old nanny charged with the first- and second-degree murder of two children, Lucia Krim, 6, and Leo Krim, 2, in an Upper West Side apartment two w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    It's Your Last Chance To See Bitch Magnet, They Promise

    Even in this era of Every Band That Ever Existed Must And Will Reunite, the return of Bitch Magnet is surprising, a bit shocking, really -- as if a Mars space probe long given up for lost somehow found its way back to Earth. See Also: - Q&A: Chunklet's Henry Owings On The Indie Cred Test, Not Bein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Jesse Jackson Slams Newt Gingrich Over Food Stamps

    And the food-stamp fracas continues! The Reverend Jesse Jackson has just blasted Newt Gingrich for his comments that Barack Obama is a "food stamp" president, and has come out against the Republican presidential hopeful, telling Politico: "Food stamps (are the) lifeline for many Americans -- they h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2011

    Rightbloggers Get Behind Newt Gingrich, This Month's Next President of the United States

    The GOP Presidential race has had its share of joke candidates -- all of whom rightbloggers have taken seriously. There was Donald Trump; then the black Trump, Herman Cain; then Paul Ryan, Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, Chris Christie, and Herman Cain again. As erstwhile frontrunner Cain's campaig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Alessio Rastani: Real Trader, Prankster, or Both?

    The guy in that BBC interview says he's one Alessio Rastani and that he's a trader. The clip has been making the Internet rounds today mostly because of Rastani's bonkers quotes, i.e. "The governments don't rule the world, Goldman Sachs rules the world." He's either the most honest trader in the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Rudy Giuliani Better Say "I'm Running"or We're Going to Stop Caring

    Just say it already!​Last month we urged our old mayor to give becoming the POTUS another try. We think that he might have heard our calls. He said last night on CNBC that he would "take a look at 2012. It's really a question of, can I play a useful role, would I have a chance of getting the n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    OLBERMANN DOWN: Keith Olbermann Suspended Indefinitely From MSNBC, Sir

    ​Following revelations that he made political contributions in what's apparently a direct violation of MSNBC's Code of Ethics, Keith Olbermann has been indefinitely suspended from MSNBC. If there's any other way to react to a media bombshell like this other than "Wow," we'd sure like to know.

  • News

    September 29, 2010

    White America Has Lost Its Mind

    The white brain, beset with worries, finally goes haywire in spectacular fashion

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    LeBron James and A-Rod: When Analogies Attack

    ​There are some fascinating new issues surfacing in the aftershock of LeBron James's decision to join the Miami Heat, most notably Tyler Kepner in yesterday's New York Times. Kepner makes several valid parallels between A-Rod and James, such as "like Rodriguez, James grew up without a father ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Media Moves: John Carney Heads to CNBC

    ​Seems like only one month and eighteen days since the debacle that was Clusterstock finance blogger John Carney's firing from Business Insider. Well, after it being originally reported on Guest of a Guest - Guest of a Guest? - we've now confirmed with John Carney what we'd previously heard, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Breaking: Clusterstock Editor John Carney Fired by Business Insider

    ​Gawker Media owner Nick Denton Tweeted earlier this evening, asking if the rumors he'd heard about Business Insider editor John Carney's firing were true. Well, Nick, here's your answer: John Carney, managing editor of financial news and gossip vertical Clusterstock at Business Insider, was l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Molson Canadian Hopes the Olympics Will Make Canadians Patriotic; Diageo Is Up to Its Old Tricks

    ​They say wine is good for you. But which wines are best for your health? Research suggests that wines higher in procyanidin, which helps prevent heart disease, are those that undergo a long fermentation. In other words, more traditional wines. [Wall Street Journal] A roundup of the city's to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Paterson Sets World Series Record for Dumb Cover-ups

    The way it was supposed to work was that David Paterson would ride out his last days in office with something resembling statesmanlike respectability. At some point early next year, he'd take that sweet post at Columbia University, or maybe an ambassadorship in a sunny clime. The baton would pass to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Rightbloggers Culture-War For John Galt, Against Jon Stewart and Meghan McCain

    In Sunday's New York Times, Frank Rich wrote that culture warriors -- that is, those "intrusive and divisive moral scolds who thrived in the bubbles of the Clinton and Bush years" -- are being "laid off" in the Obama era, because people are too concerned with the genuine crisis of the economy to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Jon Stewart Beats Jim Cramer's Sorry Ass on The Daily Show

    There was something unusual about Jim Cramer's appearance last night on "The Daily Show." We've never seen a Jon Stewart guest so obviously expecting to get his ass kicked, and never seen Stewart kick anyone's ass so thoroughly. In fact, Cramer was so sweaty, nervous and contrite, and Stewart di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Rightblogger Protests Short on Protesters, Long on Hype

    When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, they traditionally take to the streets. One Liberty Belle announced such an event for last Monday in Seattle. Liberty Belle had begun as just another intern ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Caroline Kennedy and 'Daily News' columnist Michael Daly: The princess and the pea-brain

    Michael Daly's column has to be a put-on. If it's not, then give him an "F" for fatuous. In "Let's make Caroline Kennedy our special envoy to Washington," the self-serious Daily News scribe fights back his tears about Caroline Kennedy's withdrawal from the Senate appointment race and opines: Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Press Explores Health of Osama, Steve Jobs

    The press is demanding more heath information on Steve Jobs, who yesterday announced he was taking a leave of absence from his Apple CEO duties due to health issues. Jobs characterized these issues as nutritional, but some doctors speculate that the pancreatic cancer survivor may have chronic pancre ... More >>

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  • News

    June 8, 2004

    N.Y.'s Power Couple

    Reverend Al Sharpton and Rupert Murdoch join forces to fight television technology

  • News

    January 21, 2003

    Rage Under Raps

    Listening to the Arabs of New York

  • News

    February 12, 2002

    Going for the Olympic Gold

    Lusting After a Precious Metal, the NHL Tarnishes Itself

  • News

    March 13, 2001

    Seizing the Spotlight

    A Stand-Up Comedian Fights the Drug Laws by Working the Media

  • Columns

    February 29, 2000
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    November 23, 1999

    Money Porn

    Welcome to the Sweepstakes Era. Wanna Play?

  • News

    August 10, 1999

    Ryan's Hope

    The Former Manager of the White-Hot Internet Fund Makes You a Millionaire and Heads to the Gym

  • News

    January 19, 1999

    Clinton's Message to Women

    'Clinton ripped [Jane Doe No. 5's] clothes and bit her lip'

  • News

    September 8, 1998
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    March 17, 1998