New York cultural mash-up experiment TriBeCaStan is part of a growing number of local groups like Nation Beat who dive so deep into the melting pot that borders become burned awayeven the name "TriBeCaStan" is meant to evoke an imaginary republic defined by New York cool, explorer energy and ... More >>
Coltrane totally slays on thisSo last week, our fearless and/or hapless panel of rock critics finally knocked one out of the park, proving a whopping 68 percent of writers can name all three members of Sleater-Kinney. Our seven-week parade of humiliation finally turned to a brief moment of jo ... More >>
The Times and the Daily News ran stories yesterday exposing the shady conspiracy that is the Paladino For The People campaign.
The $53,000 tax lien against campaign spokesman Michael Caputo unearthed by the Times got a taunting "so what" from Caputo himself. Stiffing the IRS just proved agai ... More >>
Political Powerhouses Jessica Simpson and Jimmy FallonNo one with any sense of perspective believes that Real America -- most of the nation, fly-over country, everywhere but the coastal cities, whatever you want to call it -- gives a quarter of a shit about the White House Correspondents Dinner. ... More >>
Max GoldblattAndrew VanWyngarden and Simon O'Connor (left to right, with guitars)
You know the one--Cristina Black's much reblogged music feature that ran in print two weeks ago. It seems that in the wake of the piece, every Wes alum with a guitar pick and a cowbell came out of comment-lurker hidi ... More >>
This week's New Yorker explores the FBI files of Leonard Bernstein, which is much like previous FOIL examinations of such celebrities, but has some hilarious details about the Nixon Administration's concern with Bernsetin's hallucinogenic Mass, which opened the Kennedy Center in D.C. in 1971. ... More >>