Jake Dobkin

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Blog Saves Dog, Inspires 'Oh God.'

    ​"Jesus fucking Christ: servicey and stupid" is how ANIMAL NY blogger Bucky Turco alerted me to Gothamist's post on how they helped return a dog to its owner via the magic of microchip technology, echoing a common seven-year long critique of Gothamist's operations. After taking note of his hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Deal Between Gothamist and Rainbow Media is Officially Dead

    ​We don't know whether Knicks and Cablevision owner James Dolan will be writing a new blues song about this, but we've learned here at the Voice that what was earlier just a rumor is now definitely true: the purported deal for Dolan's Rainbow Media to purchase Jake Dobkin's Gothamist blogging ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    CNN Attempts to Eat New York Post's Website, Basically Does

    Wow. Talk about an ad buy. CNN has appeared to have swallowed the New York Post whole.

  • Voice Choices

    May 18, 2010


    Pop the kickstand on your weekly art fix

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010


    Not Jimmy Dolan's cock​Hey, Kamer. Ortega here. I want you to do something for me. I want you to stop apologizing for the damn dick joke. I caught the mea culpa at your Tumblr, and frankly, I wish you'd knock that shit off. I know you're getting a lot of attention around the Twitterverse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    BlogBeat: Gothamist Sells Out to Cablevision, James Dolan Presumably Excited to Ruin Another News Outlet

    ​Gothamist -- the New York City metro news blog and subsequent locally-based "Ist" properties -- long a punchline among bloggers who poked at its overly excitable tones about the varying news minutiae it covered, finally gave themselves something to giggle over: a long-rumored multi-million do ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 29, 2009


    Meet the faces behind your favorite blogs

  • Art

    March 6, 2007

    The Alien Invader

    Is a guy from Minnesota the new king of New York street art?

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2007

    Deuce Seven: "New King in Town" Has Left the Building

    Hmm ... maybe this does look like a Siamese-twin va-jay-jay after all. Street-artist Deuce Seven has been getting lots of NY love over the last month. First, Razor Apple spotted his Hindu-Godly peacock-feather flower-people on the Williamsburg Bridge. Then Wooster Collective posted a few snaps, fol ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    January 31, 2006

    Plugged In

    Plug Awards push play; Bright Eyes wins Artist of the Year

  • NYC Life

    June 1, 2004

    Forbidden Photos, Anyone?

    Subway shooters to set their sights on underground camera ban