As we reported yesterday, the Bloomberg administration lost its lengthy and expensive legal battle against a Freedom of Information Law request by Sergio Hernandez, then a Village Voice intern, requesting the administration's emails concerning the ill-fated hiring of former Schools Chancelor Cathie ... More >>
John Liu, who has spent more than half of his campaign expenses on legal fees, has issued a statement condemning the recent terrorist attacks in Bulgaria.
Recall that a suicide bomber -- reportedly using a fake U.S. ID -- killed five Israelis and the driver of their tour bus, as well as injuring d ... More >>
This just in: Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run for the vice presidential office on a major party ticket, has died at age 75. The cause was blood cancer. Ferraro ran with Walter Mondale in 1984 against Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush; the Ferraro-Mondale ticket lost by a landslide. Fer ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Woman Alive: A Paycheck of Your Own
Author: Jo March
Publisher: Aldus B ... More >>
Avatar co-star Sigourney Weaver has said in an interview that James Cameron would have won the Oscar for Best Director--except "he didn't have breasts."
This is outrageous!
If the Oscars were simply making a statement by declaring the first woman Best Director, then I guess the Directors Gu ... More >>
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"Harold Ford is a great candidate who knows how to handle himself," Chuck Schumer said in 2005. "We're very hopeful about his candidacy." Maybe a bit less hopeful today.
The fine line between irony and hypocrisy is crossed every day in politics. But in ... More >>
Ha, ha, ha.
The sweet release of death is a week closer. In the afterlife we can forget all about Kanye and all these ridiculous (but highly amusing) tributes.
New York had a big Primary Day -- or, judging by turnout, a dinky one. Our hero Tony Avella went down to defeat. The heavily fund ... More >>
She lost 49 states in her 1984 run for Vice-President of the United States (21 more than Sarah Palin!), and her attempt to win the 2008 Democratic Presidential nomination for Hillary Clinton by telling people Obama got all the breaks because he's black didn't go over so well. But former New York con ... More >>
WABC commissioned a poll on some local races, and found things as expected, with a few surprises. Bill Thompson mops the floor with Tony Avella for the Democratic Mayoral nomination, 52-11 percent, and Mark Green, the only public advocate candidate most people have heard of, takes 47 percent ... More >>
Former Governor Mario Cuomo, father of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, made a rare endorsement today: He likes Bill de Blasio for Public Advocate. The Times sees it as a snub to Mark Green, and no kidding: as Wayne Barrett observed in 2006, Green was not gentle with Cuomo fils in a debate dur ... More >>
Image from Howie Klein's "Down With Tyranny" blog (downwithtyranny.blogspot.com)As my colleague Tom Robbins explained last month, Chuck Schumer has been
flexing his considerable muscle to make sure that no elected Democrat challenges Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the accidental incumbent, in a 2 ... More >>