This season brings the seventh iteration of Summer of Riesling, a vinous campaign founded and led by Riesling's greatest advocate, Paul Grieco of Terroir Wine Bars, to educate consumers on the grape's breadth of styles (e.g., most aren't sweet, many of the best are dry) and celebrate the grape's gen ... More >>
Enter this one in the annals of rap -- today Riff Raff released his long-mooted and often-delayed studio debut album, Neon Icon. Dropping via Diplo's Mad Decent stable, the 15-track project brims with Jody Highroller's now trademark bedazzled brags. Here's your handy run-through of Neon Icon's most ... More >>
Some people just know how to hook you, right? Say you're browsing an online dating profile and someone catches your eye. Witty one-liners, cute smirks, maybe something cryptic like a tattoo of Josef Stalin eating a hot dog. Their linked Tumblr page shows they have an active interest in occult medici ... More >>
Don't Hassel the Hoff, the old wisdom goes. A 36-year-old Shelton, Connecticut convenience store clerk, heeding the warnings of our forebears, tried to stop a man from stealing signs with images of David Hasselhoff off of a pole and was seriously injured in the process.
Long before David Hasselhoff became a Teutonic favorite, Germany gave us the cooked-meat puck known as the hamburger, and we think it's safe to say we came away the victors in that cultural trade-off. Yes, the hamburger is America's sandwich, and as an American, it's your Xenu-given right to stuff y ... More >>
At a woebegone water theme park, the lifeguards have been replaced with strippers, and the piranhas are out in full force in this comedy thriller that pits fish against foul. Things reach a fever pitch when David Hasselhoff, of all people, comes around to save the day bare chested and in slow motio ... More >>
According to a recent survey of humor among the international population conducted by social network/dating website Badoo.com, Americans are the wittiest laugh-a-minute riots in the world. Spanish people are also quite funny, as are Italians. Germans, however, have been informally elected the ... More >>
Sam Zide Dan Weiss is the author of the blog Ask a Guy Who Likes Fat Chicks and he's profiled in our recent feature, "Guys Who Like Fat Chicks." He put together a list of ten hot famous bigger women with the disclaimer that he "tried to mix girls I personally think are pretty with girls you don't ha ... More >>
If you're Sarah Palin, supervillain extraordinaire, and you derive your power from media mentions -- more even, if they're negative -- then your strength is at an all-time high, what after stepping on the shoulders of Arizona's fallen to wave wildly about political victimhood. And that all do ... More >>
Via Wonkette.This is a story you should familiarize yourself with, for two reasons: (1) You may hear more about it over the weekend. And (2) It's a story about the state of dialogue and opinion, of ethical gray lines and competing reporters, and the way a fast news cycle -- like a strong tide ... More >>
It's imperative that you give your memoirs a name before you transition to the next life and then someone finds them in your attic and slaps an awful title on them like "I Was a Big Fool With a Flabby Ass." Even if you haven't written the book yet, it's urgent that you think up a title you c ... More >>
Here's a challenge: try to imagine a major network television news program -- one with a long, storied reputation for hard-hitting journalism -- assigning a reporter to follow around OJ Simpson's current love interest (whoever that might be), in order to drum up sympathy for how difficult lif ... More >>
The ESPN.com columnist loves Jordan and Bird, not so fond of 'fake cans'
At Lincoln Center, the ambiance of felching. Elsewhere, smoking gossip.
Hip-hop disrespects them. Subway patrons love them. Beatboxers make some serious noise.
The sick, sublime joy of celeb-bashing blogs
Cabaret wunderkind waves jock-hipster kryptonite at all of NPR's left-leaning quirksters