A memory champ shares his skills
This show’s hotter than a leprechaun with a pot of gold
An xmas classic comes undone
Ye Tongxin, a 48-year-old school-bus manager in Nanjing, has been training for 10 years to slice cucumbers with playing cards. His current best is to cut through 12 cucumbers in 42 seconds. If he can manage to cut through 18 in under 60 seconds, he will set a new Guinness World Record. Card throwing ... More >>
Killing livelihoods and a $2.5 billion industry, the feds attack Internet gambling
This week in the Voice, out today: Chris Parker details the Feds' crackdown on online gambling. He says of players' hopes: "When you've turned nothing into something once already, you tend to feel like you can do it again. There's faith your luck will turn. Perhaps it's delusion. But for a professio ... More >>
WeissLisa Weiss, the Las Vegas blackjack dealer and Internet friend of Anthony Weiner who came forward to share their various porny messages with the media has now sent an apology letter to Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, reports TMZ. Whether it's an earnest gesture (hm) or simply an attempt to g ... More >>
Urban merpeople, rejoice!
A deadlocked city council race in North Las Vegas was decided Thursday by a game of high card. Yahoo reports that Melinda Meisenheimer and Tanya Flanagan were tied for second place and neither had requested a recount to decide who would advance to June's general election. In accord with a 196 ... More >>
viaIn today's news that doesn't surprise us at all, because we are highly sophisticated peoples of expensive tastes, two East Village penthouses owned by the same dude are connected by a slide. Well, of course they are! How would you connect your East Village penthouses? What's that, you don' ... More >>
Funnymen play serious poker for charity
Prepare to be taken off Santas Good List
Honoring the best of burlesque
Presenting your All Tomorrow's Parties NY House band. . . In the early 2000's, the shits 'n' giggles folks at snarkier-than-thou Chunklet Magazine plopped recording engineer god and Shellac guitarorrist Steve Albini on its cover, screaming: Is This Guy The Biggest Asshole In Rock? That infamous is ... More >>
The Ultimate Thriller The Apollo Tuesday, June 29 Sometimes you feel like going to see a really fantastic MJ tribute. Other times, you'll settle for a sorta OK MJ tribute with a few moments of vast amusement. This, decidedly, was the latter.
Long left off the list of performance-enhancing drug abusing "athletes," poker players are finally having their day in the sun. A new study from Nova Southeastern University found that 80 percent of the 198 players interviewed reported using drugs and other substances to enhance their perform ... More >>
Kayo Dot touch another world
Your favorite books read in the flesh . . . bottoms up!
Party like 007 at Casino Royale
Ever wonder what online poker companies think of you, the consumer? Well, on the heels of our piece in this week's Voice about James Giordano and Internet gambling, someone forwarded us an investment bank's analysis of an online poker company named PartyGaming. Advocates of online poker lik ... More >>
From Bluff magazine to court, James Giordano was wired for success until Queens prosecutors captured him in their web
Play poker with your favorite funny guys
The brainiest Elvis is honored . . . with T&A
Ira Glass makes you a billionaire
This Diamond is a burlesquers best friend
Yo La Tengo and David Cross appear on Emily Hubleys latest
Have a three-way with some literary strangers
The Howl Festival is back
It aint nothin but a G-string thing
A gay escort finds himself at the center of a classic D.C. scandal in the semi-successful The Walker
Don DeLillo sorts through the emotional dust of 9/11 in Falling Man
Going Italian social clubbing
Class clowning: Inside the shadowy world of 'retro-cheating'
Sharing a bill, three writers contemplate the Eternal Triangle: A man, a woman, a problem
Writing about playing poker with a writer famous for winning at poker? I'm in!
Angelbert Metoyer, Artist on the Verge
Hanging Out With a Bookmaker on the Super Bowl, Betting's Biggest Event
What, Me Scratch My Balls?