Roll out the mat and get physical
Tour the city’s bridges in a hurry
Shape up in Central Park
This just came in from reader Jason Wise. Stretch. That's what 9 out of 10 personal trainers will tell you to do after a good workout. And somewhere warm. I'm a dancer, which means aside from stretching AFTER a work out, I have been scarred into stretching BEFORE a work out, in fear of getting in ... More >>
Someone with a wry sense of humor--and an impressive knowledge of body building regimens--has started a twitter account called @PaulRyansBicep. And reading the tweets is a pretty good workout. Among the best mini-missives from Ryan's non-bipartisan, non-bisexual bicep:
When I heard that Kanye and Kim Kardashian were dating, I was certain that the world's two biggest press grubbers had concocted this alleged relationship in the bowels of hell to reignite some interest in them camera-hogging careers. But a friend of mine just ran into them in the gym of his Chelsea ... More >>
Go ringside with Japanese female wrestlers
The increasingly tentacle-extending social-networking site Facebook has released Memology 2011, a quantification of popular topics discussed on the service. Amy Winehouse's death in August was the seventh-most-discussed news topic of 2011, right behind the royal wedding and ahead of the new C ... More >>
M83 pulls out all the stops
What are you up to this afternoon? If you're anything like us, you'll be watching an illegally downloaded copy of The Smurfs 3D while eating the party sub you've been saving since Bastille Day. If you're feeling a little more active, Lance Armstrong has cordially asked you to run through New ... More >>
Have you ever tried to run through New York City in a hurry? In the season finale of Broad City, the internet comedy show's two leading ladies, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, jog through the clutter, encountering all sorts of NYC favorites including a sexist harasser, a nonprofit harasser, hip pare ... More >>
The Flea Theater's Bats fly into playwright Laurel Haines's troubled new era
Somewhere on Staten Island, there is a warehouse. Inside the warehouse, there are all the cigarette butts you could ever want! There's a company called EcoTech Displays that is collecting cig butts from all over the city, putting them in this warehouse, and trying to figure out a way to recyc ... More >>
And they were provided by the guy himself! I'm hearing that promoter/editor Daniel Nardicio has been the recipient of nude shots of one of Logo's A List: New York hunks, the guy sending them over in hopes of getting his ass into Playgirl magazine. And it looks like it might happen. My source says ... More >>
At a press junket for the imminent Unknown, Liam Neeson was asked, "How do you keep in shape for action films like this?" Without pausing, Neeson grinningly replied, "Lots of sex." Yay! He's certainly earned the right. Besides, he did play Kinsey.
What are the most obnoxious Christmas gifts ever? Gifts that are customized to remind the recipient of yours truly. This is why, despite what the Wall Street Journal is dubbing a trend of sorts ("The Rise of Holiday Me-Tailers"), you should never, ever, ever, give your girlfriend or boyfriend ... More >>
The "Bodies" exhibit down at the South Street Seaport Exhibition Centre has been running longer than Jersey Boys, but I still haven't made it down here, for a variety of reasons. Firstly, I detest the pretentious spelling of "Centre." Secondly, if I want to see naked body organs, I can just ... More >>
Here's a good one to file under Things You Knew Were Bound To Happen But When They Do The Only Proper Response Is "This Is Actually Happening," as Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino of Jersey Shore fame has finally released his workout video.
He's not on the list, but we're sure he would be if he worked on the Hill.The Hill released its annual singles ad-style "50 Most Beautiful People" list last week, and politicks heralding from New York represented our good lookin' state with swagger and, um, some flair as well. Like any "M ... More >>
What do Rupert Murdoch, a former Page Six gossip columnist, a guy who works at the News Corp commissary, and the founder of College Humor have in common? They were all part of what might be the greatest media prank of all time.
Solo 30x30 keeps Fortier on his toes
Gypsy, striking a typically vacuous model pose.Aging wannabe model Gypsy Porfirio, who ran down two Staten Island joggers on Tuesday, will likely need even more of the Xanax, Ambien, and Percocet that she took before the crash and were found on her afterwards. The Daily News reports that she sobbed ... More >>
So cool, yeah, you're doing your best to hex the Phillies. You're going to become a bar mitzvah DJ. Bono is your rock & roll role model. You have a workout routine, it involves Fergie. "Big Girls Don't Cry," and all that, you told the Huffington Post: "I really like that song. I would sing it ... More >>
Probably inspired by Frank Bruni's soon-to-be-published book about his struggles with eating disorders, The Times runs a piece today about how people who eat for a living manage to stay in shape. It focuses on Padma Lakshmi, who shoots Top Chef for five weeks at a time, and then goes on a "food deto ... More >>
That coupon Oprah was offering for free chicken at KFC was never a good idea. For one thing, it ain't too enlightened a choice: as PETA Europe says, "KFC is the world's largest killer of chickens... nearly 800 million chickens are killed every year in the cruellest ways imaginable." The guy in this ... More >>
Soderbergh and solitary on the fest's 25th anniversary
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Kurdish women's advocates struggle against tradition in the world's oldest city
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How will the revolution in women's sports play out for the next generation?