• Voice Choices

    October 30, 2013
  • Voice Choices

    August 21, 2013


    Adventure Time goes Adult Swim

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    "The Lost Dog" at Los Perros Locos is an Exercise in Absurdity

    In this space, James A. Foley explores New York City's strangest sandwiches. Los Perros Locos turns out a number of wacky menu items that redefine the traditional, all-American hot dog. But one particular selection is so strange that even calling it "loco" feels a bit like an exercise in restraint. ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 3, 2013


    Drink beer, save an animal

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Because Bulldogs Can't Find Truffles in Tompkins Square Park

    Since he found no luck truffle-hunting with a bulldog in Tompkins Square Park (obviously), Frank Prisinzano planned a do-over in Piedmont -- with a trained truffle hound. Prisinzano, the restaurateur and meatball-slinging chef behind the downtown Italian restaurants Frank, Lil' Frankie's, Supper, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    NJ Voters Actually Support Bill Requiring Dogs to Wear Seat Belts (Sigh)

    A bill proposed in the New Jersey State Legislature that would require animals to wear seat belts in the car has the support of the majority of voters, according to a recent poll conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind.According to the poll, conducted earlier this month, 45 percent ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012

    Flava Craze

    We’re not so sure size matters

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Long Island Scumbag Throws Puppy Out Of Moving Car

    There currently is a real sack of shit on the loose who needs to be brought to justice.Somebody on Long Island threw a 3-month-old puppy out of a moving car over the weekend and then sped off, leaving the little guy to die.Thankfully, the Pit Bull puppy lived, but is in pretty rough shape.The Suffol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Some Rich, Famous People Still Act Like They're Broke!

    The wonderful thing about being wealthy is that some people want to stay that way. Or maybe they want to project the image that they're not wasteful, because that would seem creepy and inappropriate. Or they are sometimes flamboyant with their wallets, but seize a bargain when one's available, eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Zombie Apocalypse: PETA Exploits Texas Dog-Eater To Push Vegan Agenda

    As the rest of us try to cope with the impending Zombie Apocalypse, the animal rights group PETA is using the latest case of potential zombie-ism to push its Vegan agenda.As we reported earlier this week, a Texas man was arrested near Waco on Monday after police say he ate the family dog -- after cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Photographer's Gay-Bashing In Brooklyn Leads To Haunting Image

    Fight back! Make art! Thats what art photographer Iannis Delatolas did after being horribly gay bashed by a thug at a bar. Here's what he told me: "On the night of Friday the 17th of February, I went to Mission Dolores, a gay friendly bar in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. The bar has a courtyar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Dogs (and UWS Activists) Against Romney Protest Outside Westminister Dog Show

    ​A "Dogs Against Romney" protest brought out more reporters sniffing for a story than pups this afternoon. The animal advocacy group aims to call attention to an infamous incident in which Mitt Romney strapped the family dog in a crate to the roof of the car for a 12-hour drive in the late 1980s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2012

    Bulldog Attempts To Sit In Box; Channels Maru

    Because it's Sunday, we bring you this video of a bulldog named Bo with an underbite and expressive eyes. Watch as Bo tries to squeeze into a box that clearly cannot support a bulldog's girth. It's cute, but we have to admit, it isn't very original.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Christmas Songs With Dirty Lyrics!

    The Kinsey Sicks is the San Francisco-based drag troupe that specializes in spoofy tunes that add twisty, sometimes unclean thoughts to your most beloved traditional works of music. In this lively clip, "America's favorite dragapella beautyshop quartet" zigzags through a bunch of Christmas stand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    A Report From the Sanitation Building Holding OWS' Stuff: Lost Medical Equipment, Missing Cash

    Protesters who had their belongings taken away during the Zuccotti raid have been told by the city to pick up their items at the Sanitation Building at 650 W 57th Street. In a tweet from the Mayor's office, occupiers were informed that they could pick up their safely-stowed belongings. This was not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Puppy Makes Grown Man Weep [VIDEO]

    via Animal Planet​Marvin is terrified of pit bulls because of a traumatic experience he had as a child. Forty years ago, this fear would have been undiagnosed and Marvin's phobia would be his secret shame. Because it is 2011, the world gets to watch Marvin break down in tears when confronted b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Stressed-Out Hamptons Puppies May Get Valium, Earmuffs

    via​This Reuters headline really says it all: "Pampered pooches may pop Valium to cope with N.Y. rock festival." Did you get that? We'll expound. East Hampton is playing host to the "Music to Know Festival" August 13 and 14. The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is located on the same patch o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Drunk Puppy-Buying Crackdown in the West Village

    ​Le Petite Puppy, that adorable Christopher Street store that you can't help gazing into the newspaper-shaving-coated puppy-housing windows of for hours and hours, and maybe even going inside even though you have no intention of buying a puppy nor do you believe in pet stores, really, has issu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Dog Has Four Prosthetic Legs, Does Not Let That Get Him Down

    Aw. Naki'o is apparently the first dog ever to get a full set of bionic paws. And he is so happy! His own paws were "severely hurt from stepping into an ice puddle as a puppy," according to Incredible Features. Hence, the prosthetics, designed and fitted by Martin Kaufmann, founder of Orthopets, whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    At Least The Beastie Boys Gave Madison Square Garden Something To Cheer About This Weekend

    ​On Saturday morning the Beastie Boys previewed their imminent album Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 in a way that married low and high technology and arena spectacle: They stuck a boombox in the middle of Madison Square Garden's basketball court, someone hit "play," and hey, there it was. Neither t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Dickson's Farmstand Meats Gives the City Its First Dog Food CSA

    ​Part of being a whole-animal butcher, says Jake Dickson, is finding ways to use even the parts of the animal that aren't necessarily palatable to his customers at Dickson's Farmstand Meats. "We're able to use almost everything, but there's not enough of a market for every part of the animal t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Qaddafi Spoof Is Hot New Thing in Middle East

    This didn't really make me LOL or anything, but hey: an Israeli journalist's parody video of Libyan president Muammar Qaddafi is an Internet sensation in the Middle East. Noy Alooshe, creator of the clip, used Qaddafi's speech from Tuesday and set it to a Pit Bull song called "Hey Baby." Libyans a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    The Worst Photo of Amy Winehouse Ever

    ​No, I really mean ever! She's all boobalicious and dazed looking as she hangs--and I mean hangs--on the balcony of some dive lodging in Rio, where she's valiantly launching some comeback singing attack.

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2011

    Glimmers of Hope: Baby Chihuahua Same Size as Own Toy

    It's been a pretty grim weekend, huh? Let's all take 58 seconds off to watch this video of a tiny baby chihuahua named Ladybug, playing with a toy that's as big as her presumably itty-bitty body, just as a reminder that sweet and innocent things do, in fact, still exist.

  • Columns

    January 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Dog Bites Chinese Delivery Man, Dog's Accidental Death Ensues

    ​Sick of being bombarded with those annoying takeout menus, three pit bulls fought back yesterday, reports the Daily News, and mauled a Chinese restaurant owner who was unlucky enough to go along on a menu-distributing outing. The dogs were taken away, and one of them, Joe, has died.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Honeychiles' Cajun Cooking, A New Restaurant Inside Williamsburg Dive Charleston

    Fried shrimp po'boy​Charleston, the dive bar/music venue on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, used to offer free pizza with each drink. It was a good deal, but not nearly as tasty as what's going on in the kitchen now. Honeychiles' is a new restaurant within the bar, opened by Jesse Crawford and ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 27, 2010


    The best animators show off their work

  • Voice Choices

    July 20, 2010


    Modest Mouse play your old favorites

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Here Is Your Gratuitous Earth Day Dog Video

    Now, this makes us want to recycle. And get a dog. That can push our grocery cart. Happy Earth Day. And thank you, Daily Puglet.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Newark Grocers Push Fruits & Veggies; Jonathan Safran Foer Asks, 'Why Not Eat Dog?'

    ​Costco will start accepting food stamps nationally after it started to accept them in New York earlier this year. The program should be operational in half the company's 407 warehouse-style stores by Thanksgiving, according to company officials. [NY Times] Small corner grocery stores in Newa ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    An Edible History--Surprisingly Chilling Stop Motion War Film Starring Food

    Food Fight is a short film by Stefan Nadelman that depicts the "abridged history of American-centric warfare, from WWII to present day, told through the foods of the countries in conflict." Surprisingly chilling to watch (the hamburgers shoot pickles and patties out of their open mouths that, at o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Opening Day

    Brother Jimmy's is the first Yankee Stadium vendor to reveal its opening day menu. Grub Street gets the exclusive on pulled pork sandwiches, beef brisket sandwiches, hush puppies and fried pickles... er, frickles.

  • Voice Choices

    March 25, 2009


    The Gay Blades mix robots and mittens with swagger

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Geezer Wins at Westminster Dog Show

    Ch Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee (aka Stump) was born December 1, 1998. In dog years, he's Harrison Ford, but that didn't keep the superannuated Sussex spaniel from showing up the young stars at the Westminster Dog Show at Madison Square Garden last night and taking Best in Show. Stump, whose compet ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 26, 2008

    Santa Sins

    When Xmas is more naughty than nice

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Diane Lane Is Better Than the Oxygen Network

    Diane Lane needs to extricate herself from the Oxygen ghetto. This was my first thought—followed by John Cusack needs to extricate himself from the Oxygen ghetto—while watching the "Live Out Loud" network's broadcast last night of Must Love Dogs (2005), a rote romcom about two divorcees who are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    Mobster Caught in Bronx Closet

    Last month there was a "paperwork mix-up" at Brooklyn federal court, leading to the untimely release of mob informant Kenny "the Rat" Marino. Today the marshals caught up with Marino, WNBC reports, finding him in a closet in the Bronx. Marino has a long history of armed robbery and other crimes, whi ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 1, 2008


    The truth about Janeane Garofalo

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007
  • News

    July 17, 2007

    Reality Bites

    A case of alleged police brutality that you can really sink your teeth into

  • Film

    April 3, 2007

    Here, Mike! Sit! Good Boy!

    Mike White's low-key directorial debut makes nice while slyly nipping at suburban America

  • Music

    December 13, 2005
  • Theater

    March 1, 2005

    Tears of a Clown

    A circus of wordplay and sorrow not intended for the kiddies

  • News

    December 30, 2003

    Ruff Language

    How Scientific Is the Bow-Lingual Dog Translator?

  • NYC Life

    July 9, 2002
  • NYC Life

    August 21, 2001
  • News

    August 31, 1999

    Too Hot for 'Harper's'

    'Elle' Mag Rescues Gaitskill Essay on Not Wanting To Have Kids

  • News

    November 3, 1998
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