• Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Uber Delivers Kittens to Newsrooms Around New York

    You may have heard that Uber is promoting their product with #ICanHazUberKitten day. No? Then allow us to explain the Internet's latest abomination thing: The mid-to-high-priceed digi-car service is ferrying kittens from office to office all day to promote its services and raise money for the ASPCA. ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 24, 2013


    A birthday party for the femme-friendly zine

  • Voice Choices

    May 23, 2012


    And you thought New York 
real estate was bad

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Georgina Bloomberg, Amanda Hearst Save Puppies

    The Humane Society of the United States and Jones County, North Carolina busted a supposed puppy mill on Wednesday -- and New York's own Georgina Bloomberg and Amanda Hearst were on the scene to help. The shakedown saved at least 80 puppies and maybe one pregnant calico cat from unsanitary living c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Crazy Cat Ladies Are Making Crazy Cat Hairball Jewelry

    ​Consider our minds officially blown by this Daily News story on cat hairball jewelry. Let's say it again! Cat. Hairball. Jewelry. Kate Benjamin, an enterprising cat lady in Phoenix, decided she didn't want to waste the cat fur that she brushed from her cat regularly. So...enlisting the help o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Assange Allegedly Abused Cat

    ​Julian Assange, the founder and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, is something of a James Bond villain, running around the world trying to bring down governments, sometimes looking dapper, sometimes smelling bad, and maybe sexually abusing women. (It's complicated.) But his creep factor is only g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    For Every 100 Single Women, There Are 88 Single Men, and Other Invigorating Findings From the U.S. Census Bureau

    Here is a typical single lady, enjoying her cosmo-tini and thinking about being single, and her next Botox appointment (via CNN)​Hey, single ladies! (And single men, too, but mostly ladies, because there are just more of you looking off longingly into the distance and thinking about your once- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Shoplifters at Williamsburg Grocery Store Face Public Shaming

    Shoplifting pics at Khim's. (via Brooklyn Paper)​Lots of people don't think twice about stealing a drink or a pack of gum from the local deli. Not so for customers of Khim's Millennium Market, who face the prospect of having their image marked thief and posted on the front of the store. Sounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    The Guggenheim Wants Your "Creative Videos" From YouTube

    ​In the past five years, YouTube has facilitated your avoidance behavior with numerous cultural phenomenons such as impersonations and making fun of people. Now the Guggenheim is cashing in on the Internet's split-second-of-fame dumping grounds for their upcoming art exhibition, YouTube Play: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Sue Me, Guys, But The Most Alluring Thing About Best Coast's Video For "When I'm With You" Is The Bag Of In-N-Out Burger

    All you West Coast types know what I'm talking about. Here's an infectiously cheerful clip from everyone's favorite lonely surf-rock heroine, traipsing around with Ronald McDonald but still giving her heart to the far superior fast-food outlet. There's also a cameo from who I thought was her cat, ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 5, 2010


    Real men dance spasmodically to electro

  • Voice Choices

    November 17, 2009


    Peter Fischli and David Weiss resurrect their animal avatars

  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2009


    Burlesquers descend on Gotham

  • Voice Choices

    August 25, 2009


    Local folksters have stories for days

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Adopt Kittens From Minetta Tavern's Riad Nasr

    Not for eating, for adopting​ Minetta Tavern co-chef Riad Nasr has rescued some extremely cute kittens, and is looking for people who want to give them homes. They've been checked out by a vet, and are ready to go. This comes via The Feedbag, so if you're interested, e-mail Josh Ozersky. Besid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    No Blog This Week!

    Sorry, kittens, but occasionally Mama needs to be taken apart and put back together again, and this just happens to be one of those times. It's a vacation week, and I need to spend it with crushed walnuts on my face and no computer for miles. But there WILL be a column this Wednesday (I wrote it be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Ann Savage, 1921-2008

    Hollywood actress Ann Savage passed away on Christmas Day after a series of strokes. She had a long, active career, but she is primarily known for playing Vera in Edgar Ulmer's 1945 Detour. The movie may be the most hopeless and deterministic noir picture ever, and Savage plays Vera as a feral cat, ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 27, 2006

    Doggie Divas

    Harlem gets its first luxury pet shop; Liza celebrates gay pet pride

  • Columns

    July 30, 2002
  • News

    March 13, 2001