Did you know that Jimmy McMillan, of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party, has an IRL political rival?
Enter Vermin Supreme, the "friendly fascist" with a boot-hat, whose platform pretty much amounts to "ponies, fuck yeah!" and zombie-preparedness.
McMillan and Supreme will duke it out at 8:30 this ev ... More >>
Since the recent Iowa one-two finish by Romney and Santorum, there've been a couple more debates and a lot of palaver about the GOP Presidential race.
But let us level with you: Despite all our jokes about The Next President of the United States of The Week/Month, it's become painfully obvious tha ... More >>
Drum roll, please. Grandpa, the so-called psychic monkey of the Staten Island Zoo, has chosen his pick to win the New Hampshire Republican primary and it is...Newt Gingrich. Regardless of Grandpa's psychic choice, Newt is not doing so well in the polls, which even the zoo's curator, Peter Laline, ha ... More >>
Mayor Mike Bloomberg, fielding questions from reporters in the Bronx this afternoon, offered some brief praise for Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, who is currently making waves in New Hampshire.
But no full endorsement.
In an off-topic question at a press conference about a new ... More >>
Last night, the remaining Republican presidential candidates met at Drake University in Des Moines for a debate that lasted almost two hours. What they said doesn't matter, however, as the only thing people will remember is the moment when Mitt Romney asked Rick Perry if he wanted to bet "ten thousa ... More >>
Last weekend former GOP pack leader and accused horndog Herman Cain finally called an end to his flailing Presidential campaign/book tour -- or rather "suspended" it, allowing the enterprise to keep drawing money.
Some normally opinionated rightbloggers tip-toed away from the embarrassing subje ... More >>
With the New Hampshire primary less than two months away, candidates are taking to the airwaves with commercials and televised debates to get their messages out. They have been honing their talking points and refining their images to make you, the voter, comfortable enough to buy what they're sellin ... More >>
Tonight marks yet another Republican presidential debate, and podium enthusiasts across the country will be glued to their TV screens when the candidates take the stage. The CBS/National Journal/Pennzoil/Burger King/Papa John's/AMC Loews/Comcast/Olive Garden/Mercedes/StarKist/Beef 'O' Brady's ... More >>
These Republican debates are getting more bizarre every week, and last night, we were treated to not one but too epic moments. Herman Cain, the one time Godfather's Pizza CEO and implausible front runner in primary poling for the GOP nomination, has been on the ropes the past couple of weeks for, as ... More >>
Frontrunner Michele Bachmann has her eyes on the prize.Today, in Ames, Iowa, the race for the Republican presidential candidacy begins its gestation. Candidates, pundits and voters flock to the campus of Iowa State University to, according to the Los Angeles Times, "mingle, eat barbecue and h ... More >>
LA Weekly's Jonathan Gold scores the best assignment ever -- comparing Copenhagen's Noma, San Pellegrino's top restaurant of the year, with Grant Achatz's Alinea for GQ. [HuffPo]
The clear grape spirit pisco, originally from Chile and Peru, is making inroads into the crowded U.S. liquor mark ... More >>
Despite the speculation of Fox News ("he has a proven record of managing the kinds of fiscal problems that beset our nation"), the Washington Post ("a Daniels candidacy probably would be taken as a sign that the games are over for the Republican Party, that it is time to buckle down and organize to ... More >>