The argument against gun control should've gone out the window the moment 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked up to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and with completely legal firearms he plucked from his mother sometime before shooting her multiple times in the head, blew through a wa ... More >>
Tami Stainfield is the self-declared candidate for president on the "No Party" ticket -- which sounds like a refreshing break from the bickering and the straight-up lies to which we've all been subjected -- from both sides of the aisle -- in this year's presidential campaign.Only problem is, Stainfi ... More >>
Let's start at the very beginning, even before all the huffing and puffing takes place:
*Make your profile reasonably truthful.
Don't present yourself as basically James Franco when you're really James Holmes.
The truth will come out eventually--even if the lights are low.
Remember, they can fe ... More >>
I used to think you'd have to be psychotic to waste your time on Facebook, but now I'm so hooked on it, it almost feels like you'd have to be mentally ill to not be on it.
And some media agree.
In fact, as this blog points out:
A German magazine took pains to note that Dark Knight killer James Ho ... More >>
On Franklin Road and North 21st Avenue in Caldwell, Idaho, this little sign above exists. Even though it really bears no repeating, here's what it says.On the left is a picture Aurora shooting suspect, James Holmes - the man behind the largest mass shooting in American history - and a count of the n ... More >>
As the entire country tries to make sense of what happened in Colorado last week, the obligatory debate whenever one of these mass shootings occurs has commenced: would stricter gun laws have prevented 24-year-old James Holmes from marching into a sold out movie theater and shooting more than 70 peo ... More >>
Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes just made his first court appearance since allegedly murdering 12 people and wounding dozens of others during Friday's shooting rampage in Aurora.Holmes entered the courtroom -- sporting his "freakish" (as described by Fox News' Greta Van Susteren) orange hair ... More >>
On Friday, America witnessed true terror on the television - in Aurora, Colorado, over 70 people were shot by a madman at a midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises. James Eagan Holmes, the suspect now in custody, had been planning the attack for months and, inside of his apartment yesterday, poli ... More >>
Last week's terrible incident in Aurora, Colorado in which 70 people were shot, 12 fatally, at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises made many of us think about how awful these episodes of senseless violence are, how precious and fragile life is, and that we should stay close and be good to ou ... More >>
As we all know by now, yesterday marked the largest mass shooting in America's history, as suspect James Holmes, who is now in police custody, gunned down a total of 71 people, leaving 12 dead and 59 injured at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado - a t ... More >>
A mass shooting took place at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado last night. Aurora is a suburb of Denver, a short distance from the suburb Columbine, where 13 people were killed in a mass shooting in 1999.
Although initial stories reported 14 dead, WNYC's The Takeawa ... More >>
More details on the massacre at last night's midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado have trickled in throughout the day. According to Aurora police, the suspected gunman, a 24-year-old male named James Eagan Holmes, appeared near the front of a movie theater wearing a gas ma ... More >>
The kimchee fries from the Chi-Lantro BBQ truck made a magnificent lunch one day.
At the SXSW Interactive festival -- which started last Thursday, and concluded today -- I represented the Village Voice at a panel called "Bite Me" organized by chow.com concerning the ethics of food writing. ... More >>