I'm no Woodward or Bernstein, but I was at the forefront of getting out the buzz on the famed club kid slaying when word started percolating in 1996. I had chronicled Michael Alig's rise and fall from day one. I was the first one to write about him and was involved in many of his events, celebratin ... More >>
Last week we learned that a White House official got into an argument with Bob Woodward. Woodward is the biggest name in Washington journalism; he has survived seven Administrations (counting the one he helped take down with his Watergate reporting), and will probably continue to publish bestsellers ... More >>
We knew the Wafels and Dinges truck was too good to be true!According to a recent PowerPoint presentation obtained by the research group Public Intelligence, the Fire Department of New York has been warning its members to keep their eyes out for food trucks of all shapes and sizes. The reason? Well, ... More >>
It's no understatement to say that this New Yorker would not be a New Yorker but for Nora Ephron. It's kind of bizarre, given how much my writing life has drifted from what first, in a roundabout way, brought me to New York City: the writing of Nora Ephron. Friends and readers who are familiar wit ... More >>
Happy 40 years, Deepthroat!Tomorrow marks the official 40th anniversary of the Watergate scandal; a story that started with a small crack in a much larger shell that eventually brought down a President. Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Washington Post duo and investigative journalism heroes, wil ... More >>
What happens when you mix together the crazy plot twists of Dan Brown, the conspicuous nature of Julian Assange and a right-hand serviceman as powerful as Alfred was to Bruce Wayne? You have what the Times has called "perhaps the greatest breach in centuries in the wall of secrec ... More >>
This bad week for bunnies now has at least some good news. Miss Cooper, a Holland Lop bunny that served as a "mascot" for the SoHo boutique Alexander Berardi, was returned Saturday after having been stolen Wednesday by a couple wearing cowboy hats. Store co-owner and manager Christopher Kulukundis ... More >>
We're still recovering here in the underground bunker from this week's big feast. The leftover turkey is still holding out as we look back on the past week of Scientology watching here at Runnin' Scared. We started things off Sunday morning with a look at Part 3 of "The Money Machine," the g ... More >>
Interesting factoid: the Watergate scandal caused enrollment in journalism schools to be at an all-time high in 1974, since budding journalists wanted to be just like Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. JY CINEMASHUP - All the President's Boys from Jeff Yorkes on Vim ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 9, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 32 Covering up the cover-up? by Lucian K. Truscott IV In the days immediately following the break-in of Democratic National Party Headquarters at the Watergate in June 1972, Richard M. Nixon met repeated ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 12, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 28 Mailer's 5th Estate: Who's paranoid now? by Frank Crowther "Paranoia is the most useful or the most destructive faculty of the human spirit. One never knows when it's devoted to you or your destruction ... More >>
Every August, just before Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism school year begins, the shitstorm of trite comments about why anyone would ever waste their money on an unnecessary, very pricey, skills-based, advanced degree commences with a vengeance, as it already has on Gianna Palmer's Wall ... More >>
Hes not a journalist, but he played one in the movies
Woodward's turn to answer questions about breakingand not breakingnews
'People think I'm hiding something. But what am I hiding?'
Watergate-era hero reporter on Plamegate story? He can put it down.
In his famous charge to a generation of political journalists, Deep Throat told Woodward and Bernstein to "follow the money." But where the money leads isn't always crystal clear. Take this week's announcement by city comptroller William Thompson. Thompson, who oversees the investments of the city' ... More >>
When ethics and profit clash in today's corporate newsrooms, guess which side wins?
The story behind Ed Klein, author of the latest Hillary-bashing tome
After the big stories, sometimes more than credit is due, sources say
New evidence that Deep Throat couldnt have acted alone
A savage journey in search of the legacy of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Deep impact: Porno doc looks back at the culture wars set off by a landmark '70s skin flick
'If We're Not in the Room, Who Is to Say?'
Public Interest Journalism Is Born Again
The Two Faces of Carl Bernstein