One of the law professors named to an advisory council in connection with the independent federal monitor of the police department's stop and frisk strategy says she laughed out loud when she saw today's New York Post story which dubbed the panel a bunch of "clowns."
Remnants of the 'Grid Kid' Slaying
Eleven years ago, Pamela Geller declared war on savages who were trying to take over the world. This November, she admits she lost.
The map above shows how every precinct in New York City voted in the 2008 presidential election. As you can see, the map is pretty blue -- and that's not expected to change much after tonight's decision -- regardless of who wins the election.Tonight, President Barack Obama will easily win New York - ... More >>
Don't look now, but the Presidential race seems to be neck-in-neck with just 16 days to go. Nervous? Think how they feel. Both Romney's and Obama's campaigns undoubtedly spent last week gearing up for the final push with phone banks, GOTV, last-minute ad blitzes, election fraud monitor training, etc ... More >>
While Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were getting ready to take the stage at Hofstra University last night for the second presidential debate, the streets outside the campus were lined with anarchist banners, tricorn hats, "don't tread on me" flags, and papier-mache Reaper drones. "We're here to voic ... More >>
College Republicans -- at any college campus -- are a unique breed; they tuck their shirts in, they (say they) don't use drugs, and they've somehow managed to avoid the cliche brand of idealistic college-age liberalism that consumes so many young students who think they're going to change the world. ... More >>
About 50 Mitt Romney haters gathered in front of the midtown offices of Bain Capital -- the controversial private equity firm co-founded by the presidential candidate -- to protest "the Bain way of outsourcing jobs" this afternoon.Specifically, they were protesting the moving of Bain-owned Sensata T ... More >>
The New York Times has uncovered an interesting fact about the black-gloved karate-master gubernatorial candidate who won us over with his pro gay-marriage message (he'd, in fact, marry a shoe) and lower rents for all during Monday's cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs debate at Hofstra. Despite his const ... More >>
• A sure-to-be-fun (and perhaps the only) debate among New York's seven gubernatorial candidates -- including Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino, Charles Barron of the Freedom Party, former "Manhattan Madam" Kristen Davis, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, Jimmy McMillan of the "Rent Is 2 Damn Hig ... More >>
Photo by F. Kamer, taken for the 2010 Shit We See on the Street collection, presented by The Runnin' Scared No-Go-Gagosian Gallery. Click to enlarge.Don't let NYU, Columbia, The New School, Hunter, City University, Baruch, Hofstra, Pace, or any of the others outshine you, Cooper Union!
The two-term executive of Suffolk County faces sniping on the home front
How a governor threw himself out of the game
The latest New York Post bombshell on Governor Paterson -- coming hard on the heels of the explosive New York Times revelation that Paterson had sex with multiple partners in closets has an aide who fought with his dates -- is that he talks to Eliot Spitzer. The disgraced ex-Governor, say unn ... 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 >>
Last night it was revealed an 18-year-old Hoftstra University student was raped by five men on Sunday morning. Today police in Nassau County have picked up four suspects, one of them, 21-year-old Rondell Bedward of the Bronx, a Hofstra student. Kevin R. Taveras, 20, of Brentwood, and Stalin F ... More >>
F.C. New York of the United Soccer League is coming to New York, and you know what that means -- another push for a stadium! The new team is starting its 2010 season at Hofstra ("I've been to Hofstra for soccer," says a Washington Post commenter. "Getting there by mass transit made going to Giants S ... More >>
Disappearing job postings prompt Ph.D.'s to mull a career change
Summer flings with water, towels, and a romp in the park
An elegy for a fellow dance critic
As McCain and Romney fight for the nomination, New Yorks G.O.P. has a lot to lose
Why Rutgers deserves more New York love, and Notre Dame less
Accused of sexually abusing young boys, a Brooklyn rabbi lit for Israel 22 years ago. Now one alleged victim wants him brought back for trial.
College Can Complicate Bipolar Disorder
He took away all the light from Mrs. Y and usMrs. Y has roses
Men and men, men and women, women and women knotting together, tangles be damned
Playwright Joe Hortua serves up a Dinner With Friends lite
Anthony Jones Upholds the Legend of Puff Daddys Bodyguard
Women's Football Gets Crowded
Molloys Legendary Coach Curran
Jets Tight End Kyle Brady Is Loosening Up
The Lower East Side's Pirate Station, Steal This Radio, Joins the Fight Against the Feds