Yesterday, headlines were made and stomachs were turned with the news that Trayvon Martin-shooter George Zimmerman would be taking part in a "Celebrity Boxing" event. As if the notion of killing a teenager qualifying one as a "celebrity" wasn't enough, it was announced that Zimmerman's opponent woul ... More >>
Ex-Rap mogul James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, 47, was found guilty today in Brooklyn for leading a drug gang that moved thousands of pounds of cocaine cross country, often in musical instrument cases, to the streets of Brooklyn and Queens. Among a slew of charges, Rosemond was convicted of trying to ... More >>
The first feature I wrote for the Village Voice when I came to New York was a profile of Bert Randolph Sugar. It appeared in the May 3, 1983 issue. When it was published, I got a note from Sugar: "Not bad, but you violated one of the cardinal rules of journalism - you buried your lead. You didn' ... More >>
Reggie Rock Bythewood's One Night in Vegas, airing on ESPN tonight as part of the network's "30 for 30" documentary series, shines a light on the little known friendship and many parallels between tortured souls Mike Tyson and Tupac Shakur. The title of Bythewood's documentary is a reference ... More >>
In the interest of full disclosure, James Toback owes me money. At a party in 1992, he assured me that if Evander Holyfield ever met Mike Tyson, Tyson would surely destroy him. We made a $100 bet. You know how that one turned out. At a memorial service for Pauline Kael in the winter of 2 ... More >>
At least it doesn't tell you you're fat and make hilarious bloating noises like some Wii products we could mention a) Björk joins Led Zeppelin. b) The latest way to get in shape with the Wii: Don King Boxing OUT NOW! (Björk carries the day, but that's one hell of a botched RickRoll opportunit ... More >>
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