Frida Ghitis, a columnist for the Miami Herald and World Politics Review, has recently weighed in on the John Edwards trial for CNN. Because John Edwards is not the first powerful man to get caught with his pants down, Ghitis wonders whether dudes are just dumb, writing: "Are men stupid? How else ... More >>
Eddie Murphy has followed his homophobic pal Brett Ratner out the gay door, and now the Oscars are starting from square zero again, much like the Democrats did when John Edwards was revealed to have fathered a love child. So who should swoop in and save the show's ass? Naturally, I'm going ... More >>
Two NYPD officers accused of raping a drunk East Village woman had their case complicated on Monday when the jury heard a 911 call that prosecutors say the police faked. After helping the intoxicated woman from a cab into her apartment, the two officers, Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, retu ... More >>
His name was Jean Sorel, and in fact it still is. The Frenchman is 75 and keeps on working. But Sorel's heyday was the '60s and '70s, when his dreamy features and glossy, immovable hair filled the screen in Sidney Lumet's fiery A View From The Bridge, Bunuel's wry classic Belle De Jour, and ... More >>
You know when you see something on the internet, and you start clicking around, as if to look for fishing line or wires or traps, as you ask yourself, Is this a joke?
You'll never guess who I saw on my latest outing.
Letting schoolkids grow things in gardens has become controversial, the Times informs us today. Alice Waters, who runs Chez Panisse in Berkeley, has a foundation that endows programs in which children raise gardens at school. One of the "Edible Schoolyard" projects is starting in Gravesend, g ... More >>
Mayor Bloomberg's lawsuits against out-of-state gun owners may have inspired East Villager Calvin Gibson, who was shot by a schizophrenic man at Avenue D and East 7th Street in July. Gibson blames Craigslist in part for enabling the sale of a gun to his assailant, and is suing the website for $10 mi ... More >>
I normally don't rejoice when a Democrat is caught being a sleaze, but the John Edwards mess is just too delicious to not pop a cork over it. I especially love that, though he vehemently lied and tried to cover the whole thing up, Edwards is now trying to look like the soul of discretion and honesty ... More >>
If you think this week's been dreary, think of how Fernando Ferrer's campaign must feel. Democrats continue to desert the nominee: the Vallones over the weekend, former Manhattan borough president candidate Brian Ellner on Wednesday, Councilwoman Margarita Lopez today. The latest Marist Poll has Fer ... More >>
The stoner bible throws a bash for activists and looks forward to the convention