A few short hours after The Real George Zimmerman wowed the world with his, uh, grammatical skills and love of Old Glory, the news broke that his legal team has bailed. Sure, you could spend time listening to legal analysts weighing in on these recent developments. But, the fact is that the attorn ... More >>
Are your torches and pitchforks handy?As you may have heard, Ruth Madoff, the wife Bernie Madoff, one of the most hated men in New York, is back living in the Tri-state area -- and none of her neighbors can muster a kind word about her.Ruth Madoff has moved to Greenwich, Connecticut, reportedly t ... More >>
It's called The Big Celebrity Get Off. Picture this: A panel of three celebrity murderers who got off--O.J. Simpson, Casey Anthony, and Robert Blake--advises someone charged with murder on how to nab a "not guilty" verdict.
He acts, he sings, and he even talks—with me! By Michael Musto
Billy ErbThe drag star has new cabaret show, That Ain't No Lady!, at La Escuelita (301 W. 39th Street), 8 PM every Tuesday starting October 4, and more celebs are lining up to give it thumbs up than begged to be in "We Are The World." In fact, Bunny just provided me with this really inspirin ... More >>
Last week, hot on the heels of the Congressional debt-ceiling fiasco and the ensuing stock market drop, Standard & Poor's downgraded the credit rating of the United States of America from AAA to AA , and placed the ailing superpower on "CreditWatch with negative implications." The reactions of Ame ... More >>
Mötley Crüe w/Poison, New York Dolls Nassau Coliseum Wednesday, July 20 Better than: Attending an 18-year high school reunion with a cash bar, albeit one mitigated by the DJ having a music library nearly identical to yours back in the day. An extremely partial list of pop-cultural event ... More >>
Each week, Death by Science sends out an all-points bulletin for the latest science and technology news, tracks it down and beats a confession out of it. This week, we take a look at Netflix's monthly fee increase and the fervor surrounding it. The Internet boldly takes a stand and says, "Six ... More >>
Fear not for the demonized Casey Anthony, who has gotten her fair share of death threats, sure (and will be changing her name and donning a disguise upon her release from jail). Because despite all that, she has lots of friends. Friends who send her money to spend on makeup and ponytail holde ... More >>
Showing some semblance of awareness as to her public reputation, Casey Anthony is considering a number of disguises as well as a new name, reports the Chicago Sun-Times, for her release from prison. She might even use a few such disguises, assuming they can be easily employed. It seems that A ... More >>
viaBidding stands at $20 on eBay for a nude painting of Casey Anthony. In case you needed more proof that everyone in the world is an utter psychopath! The person responsible for this is one Francesco Salomoni, an Italian-born artist now based in Florida. The rest of his oeuvre consists of ... More >>
Below are some of the words and trite (tantalizing?) turns of phrase used by unyielding New York Post columnist Andrea Peyser to describe not-guilty murder mom Casey Anthony in Peyser's third consecutive missive on the subject. "Casey the party monster," though, far outdoes Peyser's previous ... More >>
When Casey Anthony was declared not guilty of murder the other day, jaws around the world dropped so low you would have heard a deafening thud, except it was drowned out by the sound of Nany Grace screaming her lungs out. But Casey's not alone in benefiting from a jury's idea of "reasonable ... More >>
Dr. DrewNow that the Casey Anthony case is over -- not guilty on all murder counts, guilty only of four misdemeanors -- will cable news be able to give it up? More specifically, will Dr. Drew? This case has become cable news' hillbilly heroin and it'll be hard for them to kick. The six-week ... More >>
So she got off. I guess that really was rotting pizza in her car trunk, not the decomposition stench of her murdered and duct taped daughter. So what's in Casey Anthony's glamorous future? I know!
So we have two cases where there's not quite enough backup to deliver the verdict you might fantasize about in your darkest flights of fancy. With Casey Anthony, she definitely lied, evaded, and her car trunk reeked of decomposition, but there doesn't seem to be that 100% connection to the c ... More >>
WikipediaAfter two days of deliberation, a jury found Casey Anthony not guilty today on charges of first degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter in the death of her 2 year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony. Casey was, however, found guilty on four counts of providing fals ... More >>
The whole thing fills me with deep-seated dread, and such horrid feelings I need to hose myself down every time I hear about it. This is a woman who obviously had something to do with killing her daughter for whatever crazed, superficial reason (not that there's ever a more meaningful reason ... More >>
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In light of the slaying of Playboy model Jasmine Fiore and last week's pursuit of "person of interest" Ryan Jenkins--along with some knowledge culled from other cases in recent memory--I have some suggestions as to how NOT to carry out a murder and think you can get away with it.
In '07, I was asked to be the narrator for an evening of two George Bernard Shaw one-acters, as part of Project Shaw's ongoing series, which organizer David Staller shrewdly studs with press people in key roles. I'd done this before, playing a brief part in Androcles and the Lion and didn't embarras ... More >>
Booking photo of Casey Anthony Isn't it time we got over our fixation on slain Florida toddler Caylee Anthony? Aren't there thousands of other crime stories that could be filling the airwaves and seizing our brain cells instead of this same old one over and over again? To answer my own questions: ... More >>
Once upon a time protest singers wrote about civil rights, ending war, not playing Sun City, etc. Now a band called Biteboy has written a song calling for Casey Anthony to confess that she murdered her famously dead infant daughter Caylee. Biteboy went to Anthony's apartment building, band manager P ... More >>