The Williamsburg renaissance transformed an industrial afterthought into a world-renowned enclave of artistic endeavors. Lucky for us, some of those artists chose to work with a grill rather than an easel to display their talents. With the backdrop of Manhattan providing a perfect canvas on which in ... More >>
The harvest is peaking, but cheap drinks are always in season. Here's a look at a few places around town to get drinks for a steal this week.
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Killinger!: The Turquoise/Yellow Case Author: P.K. Palmer Date: 1974 Publisher: Pinnacle Books The Cover Promises: "He's ruggedly virile, he's karate-quick, he' ... More >>
Chuck Norris jokes may be a thing of the past, but the man, the myth, the legend himself spoke up against something so un-Chuck-worthy: holiday season weight gain. One of the main causes of caloric intake, according to Chuck? Eggnog.
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I wouldn't even buy a used car from him, let alone political wisdom. But maybe it's not a toupee after all. It's possible a raccoon simply collapsed on his head and he's leaving it there till spring, just in case it's still alive and might bite.
A faded action star, a washed up country singer, and a rapper who whored out for Madonna are stepping up and denouncing Obama as the world goes "Zzzz." Hank Williams Jr. just told his concert audience, "We've got a Muslim for a president who hates cowboys, hates cowgirls, hates fishing, hates farmi ... More >>
The Houston-via-Hollywood rapper Riff Raff dropped a new mixtape over the weekend! Titled Summer of Surf, the album includes collaborations with Internet darlings Kitty Pryde, Chief Keef and Lil Debbie; Riff Raff himself contributes quite a few bizarre boasts, not to mention a song titled "Versace P ... More >>
A righteous vigilante onscreen and off, Chuck Norris is determined to keep openly gay people out of the Boy Scouts while propping up his imaginary gun and tracking down just who's trying to undo that bit of wacko wisdom. But a feisty lesbian is fighting back! This release says it all: "Chuck Nor ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics
We confess an interest in astrology. Not that we believe it, per se, but you know, it's an interesting way to think about things. Right? Right! So, imagine our shock when we googled "Osama Bin Laden" and "astrological sign" and found Bin Laden's personal free astrology birth chart, from Astro ... More >>
The Most Popular Boy in the World rules the only voting bloc that matters: pre-teen girls
VICTORY! for a New York City newspaper, while the rest are going down, down, in an earlier round. A new, familiar byline at New York's Vulture, and a new, familiar byline at AgencySpy. The iPad is still just The iPad, but Twitter is definitely still Twitter. Howard Kurtz at The Daily Beast is sti ... More >>
The Greater Murdoch Empire is in full-scale jihad mode right now on the subject of the downtown mosque, and the mullahs of Iran would do well to take a lesson on how such scorched-earth campaigns are really conducted. For starters, there's today's chief talking point which is offered on the P ... More >>
Via Metro UK/Bob Couey.When he's not besting Chuck Norris by smoking weed, rapper/actor/father/husband/philanthropist/botanist Snoop Dogg is now besting everyone by pimping out not a "ride," not a goblet, not even a small child, but a sea lion. Yes: A Sea Lion. While other rappers are busy doing ... More >>
"I look like the Brawny Paper Towel Guy before his bone-marrow transplant." Pics by Santiago Felipe.Conan O'Brien And Friends Radio City Music Hall Tuesday, June 1 "The Masturbating Bear was onstage!" marvels a satisfied customer, strolling down Sixth Avenue immediately after Conan O' ... More >>
Via Brooklyn Heights Blog.Kitty. Click to enlarge. The picture. Not the cat. The cat is not in your computer. But the picture of the cat will get larger.No, really. Via Brooklyn Heights Blog, posters seeking out a black cat, with yellowish (almost "marigold") eyes have been posted, identifyin ... More >>
menwithmeatnames.comShia "the beef" LaBoeuf Brighten up your gloomy, if pleasantly temperate, Friday with this collection of Men with Meat Names. It includes the obvious - Kevin Bacon, Paul Haggis, John Ham(m) - but also such abstract meaty monikers as Chuck Norris, Benicio del Toro, and rap ... More >>
Twitpic via joe_saturdayThe Dirty Projectors Allen Room, Lincoln Center Friday, February 19 The Allen Room's dazzling floor-to-ceiling glass vista is guaranteed to metaphorically enhance whatever you happen to hear there. Case in point: On Friday night those double layered panels refracted 5 ... More >>
There are currently more than 120 Joe Jonases, at least 45 George Bushes, and exactly 13 Octomoms on Twitter. And while fake social networking profiles have been around since the dark ages of Friendster, the newest crop of Fakesters have embraced the most massive venue for Internet oversharers, th ... More >>
If you're wondering about the reindeer and snowmen that went into the window this week at the old Tower Records (on the corner of East 4th and Lafayette), it's the Brooklyn Flea's pop-up holiday market, Gifted, or -- as we fondly call it -- "the place where we're totally doing all of our holi ... More >>
The above video, which depicts T-Pain and Taylor Swift rapping together, frankly falls into We Probably Need to Mention This, But Damned If We Have the Slightest Idea What to Say About It category. As an experiment in whether Swift's critic-wooing adorability can survive something this atrocious, ... More >>
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