Anthony Bourdain called Guy Fieri's new restaurant a "terror-dome." He blamed Fieri for "single-handedly turning the neighborhood into the 'Ed Hardy district,'" and mused that the sunglasses-wearing chef "set back spelling two decades." [Sirius XM]
The guys over at Big Gay Ice Cream also visited F ... More >>
The Great GoogaMooga
Sunday, May 20
Better than: Eating anything in my fridge.
Vineland. Field Day. All Points West. New York is littered with the acrid corpses of past festivals, a perpetual tease giving hope to the most jaded music fan that maybe this year, someone will get it righ ... More >>
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images.
This weekend, Debbie and I continued our Homeric quest to find bands over which to get excited. In an effort to broaden our search, we decided to look a little bit ... More >>
Imagine you had an alternate reality in which everything was "luxury." You'd drive a luxury car instead of taking an average to shitty non-luxury subway, live in a luxury apartment, wear luxury clothes, eat in luxury restaurants, be named whatever your name is but with "luxury" in front, and ... More >>
It hurts.So, Super Top Secret, an interactive design and advertising shop based in Utah, has embarked on a plan to make the world "less sucky." They've printed up a bunch of T-shirts, and they're offering one of those shirts to anyone who will send in their own "heinous Affliction or Ed Hardy ... More >>
#76, Golden Girls Xmas OrnamentsSo many gift guides, so little time. But how many lists of gifts under $50, or gifts for moms-to-be, or gifts for boyfriends and girlfriends and dogs can you really look at before wondering, where is the gift guide to end all gift guides? Where is the gift guid ... More >>
Krivit (in mirror) and Osunlade, thrilling the Ed Hardy massive. Pics by Chris Tarantino, more below.Danny Krivit/Osunlade
Thursday December 2
If Danny Krivit didn't exist, the dance floor would be forced to invent him. An NYC booty physicist of the highest order, he has perfect ... More >>
The familiar conceit of this past Sunday's New York Times Magazine article "Sissy Bounce: New Orleans's Gender-Bending Rap," goes something like this: There are some gay rappers in New Orleans. Rap's usually really homophobic. That's crazy, huh? Contrasting the apparently enlightened attitude ... More >>
Here's some news that will make you forget all about the oil spill and whether Charlie Rangel violated ethics rules and how freakin' hot it is. This news, in fact, will make you forget possibly everything except the clear and present reality that we are all most certainly doomed. Kate Gosseli ... More >>
Per the New York Times City Room blog, two siblings were scheduled for sentencing today in Brooklyn for their role in running a counterfeit-smuggling ring that federal officials say was responsible for importing half a million bogus Trojan condoms, along with the usual faux-status-brand cloth ... More >>
The blogger behind the deliciously feisty Musings of an Irate Commuter has posted an open letter that gives us faith in a communing of spirits that have long held very different beliefs. (See "Hipsters Repaint Bike Lanes in Brush Off to Hasids," and "Clash of the Bearded Ones.")
As it turns ... More >>
Via The Gloss.Why, exactly, is there an Ed Hardy condom condom? What's so Ed Hardy about it? Who's idea at Ed Hardy was this condom? What kind of person wears an Ed Hardy condom? What kind of person has sex with someone wearing an Ed Hardy condom? Is it okay to judge people involved with the ... More >>
Michael Lohan's engaged, the guy who stalked David Letterman found love, the freaky Catholics from The DaVinci Code make me want to forget about their crazy Jesus anal beads and rock out some Bill Withers. Also, kilts. Hey, look, gossip! From a gossip blogger! Presenting your Wednesday Gossip ... More >>
Avenue D and 10th Street ca. 1937. h/t The Bowery Boys.
Four men dressed as the Super Mario Brothers beat up and robbed a cabbie in Staten Island on Halloween. The Staten Island Advance has the story and some bizarre footage.
A mysterious powder was found on the floor of a New Jersey Tra ... More >>
Though claims of a crime wave in the West Village seem a little overstated, it is a high-profile neighborhood -- high enough for President Obama to take his wife to dinner there during his weekend visit -- and it has had some nightlife-related assault cases lately that can't be good for tourism or ... More >>