[Roy Edroso dissects the right-wing blogosphere in this weekly feature]Maureen Dowd, recently adopted as a "narrative journalist" by the New York Times Magazine, did a Sunday column about how Obama likes to golf even when bad things are happening (that is, anytime). "FORE! Score? And seven trillion ... More >>
Stiller's the best comedy director of his generation, hiding in plain sight
You remember the famed swan dress that Bjork wore at the Oscars, which caused so much furor and chatter it was like the original Angelina's leg. Well, singer/comic/actor Lea DeLaria is wearing a facsimile of it in a new play called Out of Iceland.
Gagosian Gallery hosts a display of the late artist's spot paintings
An Icelandic volcano called Grimsvotn (so much easier to say than that other Icelandic volcano) about 120 miles east of Reykjavik has been erupting since Saturday, with ash now approaching Scotland and Ireland, where Barack Obama and co. are visiting. This means they'll leave Ireland tonight, ... More >>
Oh, goody. The New York Times' City Room reports that tourism in New York City hit a new high last year, raking in a record 48.7 million slow-walking, skyscraper-gazing, sidewalk-congesting, Century 21-shopping visitors.
According to the World Economic Forum's latest Global Gender Gap report, which rates things like economic opportunities, education, health and survival, and political empowerment between men and women, the place you really want to live as a woman is...Iceland! Or maybe Norway or Finland.
Rick Sanchez probably just deep-sixed his career this morning on the radio. This has been a long time coming, because Rick Sanchez is a terribly unlikeable news anchor, something he has proven time and time again. Rick Sanchez is so unlikable, he even makes completely sensible people go, "Hmm ... More >>
Apparently, it's time to reduce your Unsolicited Carbon Footprint -- spam emails release over 20 million tons of CO2 per year, approximately .3 grams per message, as this Woork Up infographic tells us. Though the exact science of the whole process isn't revealed, this is good validation again ... More >>
Queens now tastes a little more like fermented shrimp paste
Hot stuff coming through.Celebrity chefs weren't the only ones whose travel plans were upset due to the ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull eruption settling all over Europe. A group of French winemakers from the region of Jura were forced to cancel their trip to New York, as well as a wine ... More >>
Last week, a leak from an ash-hole (Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano) forced the Crystal Castles to cancel and reschedule a London live date. Today, NME is reporting, a leak from an asshole has compelled the duo to rush-release their self-titled new album, originally slated for June but no ... More >>