A reader took a picture of a man standing in Union Square last night holding a sign reading "Anthony Weiner AKA Carlos Danger is #1." #1 in relation to what, you might ask? Oh, I get it. It's a metaphor.
An update on the Kristin Davis arrest: Davis, the erstwhile(?) Manhattan Madam was arraigned Tuesday afternoon on the charges of selling drugs, oxycodone, Adderall, and Ambien among them. She was released on a $100,000 bond.
A few years after all that unpleasantness with the prostitutes, Eliot Spitzer would very much like to be your comptroller. In a Sunday night interview with the New York Times, the former attorney general and governor announced he would be running for the office, which, by the way, is the chief fisca ... More >>
The Frenchman quit on Wednesday as managing director of the International Monetary Fund, three days after a hotel maid in Manhattan accused him of sexual assault. "It is with infinite sadness that I feel compelled today to present to the Executive Board my resignation from my post of managing ... More >>
Ex Madam Kristin Davis--who was a protest candidate for her ex-client Eliot Spitzer's gubernatorial position, running on a platform of decriminalizing prostitution--has a whole new position. She detests the Lifetime movie The Craigslist Killer! Says Davis:
By Brianna Strange "Who's Kristin Davis?" The woman at coat check had no idea what was going on. That is probably fair, given that the crowd wasn't what you'd expect at a typical post-election party for a gubernatorial candidate. Kristin Davis isn't your typical candidate for Governor of Ne ... More >>
Stan ShawFor what it's worth, this voter will bubble in "NO" and "NO" again to the two Charter revision questions on the flip side of today's ballot. Question #1, Term Limits, is Mike Bloomberg's payback to fellow billionaire Ron Lauder who agreed not to oppose the mayor's 2008 coup to give h ... More >>
New Yorkers get their first look at The Magnificent Seven gubernatorial candidates tonight, and if you can't find someone to embrace on this stage then you're a choosy beggar who doesn't even deserve true democracy and you might as well head straight for Tehran. The assortment includes a bos ... More >>
By Brianna Strange and Samantha Cook Carl Paladino questioned Andrew Cuomo's decision to take his daughter to New York's Gay Pride parade. Is that because Paladino knew that one of his top campaign advisers, Roger Stone, would be there exhibiting NC-17 behavior?
Sexy RogerSince sex is the big story of the gubernatorial campaign, thanks to Carl Paladino and Roger Stone, Page Six items take on a life larger than usual. A two-inch story published there today revolves around prostitute Irma Nici and casts so wide a net it evokes all the bizarre hiji ... More >>
The Times reports that Roger Stone associates have collected a million dollars in fees so far from Carl Paladino's campaign, adding a couple of companies to the list we published last week. It's an astonishing total, and a measure of Stone's shaping influence on the Paladino campaign, reaffirmed in ... More >>
New Yorker's portrait of RogerCranky Roger Stone was on Fox Business Monday still in a lather over Eliot Spitzer. Fox was determined to bash its favorite john the night he debuted on CNN, so it gave Stone and his "Manhattan Madam" candidate for governor, Kristin Davis, a ten minute block ... More >>
No matter what your politics you have to admit Republicans yesterday went for the guy with a lot more pop in his bat -- literally. Just three months ago, all Carl Paladino, the wealthy gun-slinging landlord from Buffalo who will now carry the GOP banner for governor, could muster at the Repub ... More >>
You almost have to feel sorry for Kristin Davis, a/k/a, the former madam of a prostitution ring that allegedly supplied bigwigs (including Eliot Spitzer) with call girls. Not only did her business go bust, she's now running into logistical troubles with her intended gubernatorial run. 'Cause, ... More >>
Aging disgracefully, the franchise struggles to stay forever young
The reward for sitting through two hours of the first hearing of the new city Charter Review Commission last night was the late arrival of Carl Paladino. The gray-haired real estate mogul from Buffalo with a voice like gravel and dark pouches of worry below his eyes is a Tea Party dream come ... More >>
Former governor Eliot Spitzer will lecture on Thursday at the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard -- his topic is, "From Ayn Rand to Ken Feinberg - How Quickly the Paradigm Shifts. What Should Be the Rationale for Government Participation in the Market?" -- which provokes the us ... More >>
Despite the labels and levity, the big-screen SATC is a poor-man's knockoff