Of all the far-right-wing bullshit "journalism" that litters the Interwebs, we've tracked down one of the bull-shitiest -- a Vegas oddsmaker who claims that the most scandalous conspiracy regarding President Barack Obama can be found at Columbia University.Admittedly, he doesn't know exactly what th ... More >>
Salim VirjiTwo more NYC cyclists were killed in traffic this week.Two more bicyclists were killed in New York City traffic this week. Last night a 60-year-old man was killed near Rockaway Beach as he attempted to change lanes. The cyclist, whose identity hasn't yet been released, was taken to ... More >>
Bachrach StudioAlan Dershowitz wants to see the videotape.Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz is furious that the Manhattan D.A.'s office won't turn over a video that shows the accident in which his sister-in-law was killed.
Marilyn Dershowitz was cycling with her husband on 29th Street la ... More >>
Salim VirjiTwo bicyclists were killed in Manhattan traffic in the last week.It's been a bad week for bicyclists in New York. First came the news that Ray Deter, the owner of the popular d.b.a bars, was hospitalized Wednesday after a silver Jaguar hit his bicycle on Canal Street. Friday, Deter ... More >>
The New York Post today has an article about "baby-cakes." Contrary to what one might think, a "baby-cake" is not a cake with a baby inside it, nor a cake made of baby, whipped and delicious, nor even a traditional New Orleans "King cake" in which, if you get a little plastic baby in your sli ... More >>
Groucho Marx once said that he'd never want to be in any club that'd have him as a member. But what of those that don't? Just ask Eliot Spitzer, who the New York Times gets dishy on, revealing that the former governor of New York was rejected from The Harvard Club, his alma mater's cushy -- a ... More >>
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August 7, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 43
Swarming Into The WASP Nest
by Jonathan Black
Point O' Woods is one of Fire Island's quainter attractions, an anachronistic fenced-in retreat for vacationing WASPs with nary a Jew or a black to disturb ... More >>
Proving that plagiarism doesn't ruin your career (at all) we have the case of Kaavya Viswanathan, the lit wunderkind who scored a reported $500,000 two-book deal while still in high school, had the first of her chick-lit novels published her sophomore year at Harvard, and then got busted for ... More >>
President Obama said today that he "has no abortion litmus test" in selecting a replacement for Justice John Paul Stevens and that he "wants to make sure any nominee he picks respects individual rights, including women's rights," reports the New York Times.
Brian Schroeder, 26, turned himself in to police yesterday evening in connection with yesterday's fire in the 9/11 Memorial Chapel. Police sources tell the Post that Schroeder, a texan-born graduate of Duke and Harvard Law, may have set the fire on a drunken dare.
Yesterday's 5-alarm fire destroy ... More >>
Hand-addressed envelopes return-addressed from different locations in Tennessee arrived at the Wall Street Journal's New York offices and were revealed today to contain an unidentified white powder. They were addressed to "several executives." The intention is presumed to be either to scare or to se ... More >>