Rightbloggers had one of their best weeks of the campaign. First their candidate, Mitt Romney, bested President Obama in a debate, and then the Labor Department posted a drop in the U.S. unemployment rate. Both events convinced them of impending electoral victory, as the first proved that the Presid ... More >>
He represents Queens, she was reared in Wasilla. Sometimes, we make mistakes. Like that time we declared doorknob-dead the street credibility (or: "cred") of Queens-bred rapper LL Cool J. As it so happens, LL himself has remedied the situation, and even left his mother out of it..
If you answered, "They both got lyrical beatdowns from Canibus in 1998," well, not quite -- if only because we can't confirm it. If you answered, "Brooklyn thinks they're just punchlines," close, but no cigar. Every borough has Wrong People, even Brooklyn, sparse as they may be. If you answer ... 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. How to Be a Business Superhero Author: Venture capitalist Sean Wise Date: 2008 Discove ... More >>
Who's Caroline's daddy?
Joel, Mike and CarolineIt would be an oversimplification to say that Mike Bloomberg is the main man behind the Caroline Kennedy tsunami that's hit in the last two days. There are others behind the wave of support, as well. Some, for example, say that Rahm Emanuel has such a need to fill senate seats ... More >>
What Rao's and a gangster-run school bus drivers' union have in common
Giuliani's files are (mostly) back in public hands. Why did they leave in the first place?
A new principal's tour of duty, from Bloomberg's 'academy' to P.S. 50
A former fundraiser for D.A. Candidate named in stock fraud probe
A Look Inside the Bizarre World of His Pension-Fund Proxy Votes
Facing Danger, Media Puts Self-Interest on Hold
Time Warner and Human Rights