Speaking with the Odds God
As any legal expert will tell you, anyone can sue anyone else for anything whenever they want -- regardless of how frivolous, idiotic, or sleazy the lawsuit may be. Case in point: a New Jersey woman who is suing a 13-year-old kid for $150,000 for accidentally hitting her with a baseball during a Lit ... More >>
TV interviewing legend Larry King gets a Friars tribute Monday night at the Sheraton. In anticipation of that glittery gala, I turned the tables and gave Larry a grilling. Here's part two of our chat. Me: Hey, Larry. You're doing TV specials these days. What else?
Rivera: Showing his age?"It's gonna happen every once and a while," said an ashen-faced Joe Girardi, after Curtis Granderson was picked off first base to end Tuesday night's game, with the Yankees losing 6-4 to the Angels. "The one thing you don't want is to become too passive on the base paths whe ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanWhen we walked into General Assembly's office in the Flatiron District around 3 p.m. Sunday, most people in the room were hunched over their laptop screens, most of which were Macs. It was nearing the end of the "Reinvent NYC.gov" hackathon, an event sponsored by the city in w ... More >>
This morning's New York Post made it a lot easier to set up your office "Who's going to end up owning the Mets once the Wilpons have to repay their Madoff money?" pool, by running a helpful list of rich guys who, it claims, are in the running to buy at least a share of the Amazin's. Less help ... More >>
Mary Testa stars in I'll Be Damned
Today, the New York Post covers a bunch of people who are doing that thing everyone does when they feel slighted by society and suing! Suing who? Suing their bosses! Suing their bosses for what? For making them be on their cell phones all the time!
Forget Mars Bar, the mangy dogs, vials, crust punks, hard knock landlords or any other signifier used to represent the gritty East Village; that's all dead. Environmentalism killed it and everything in the East Village now looks like a Palm Beach hotel lobby. Or that's the vision of Michael N ... More >>
Tartan Week finishes up with the Tartan Day Parade up 6th Avenue today, or take in the all-day J-Cation food festival at the Japan Society. Both days, New York Classical Theater presents traveling performances of Hamlet at the World Financial Center.
NYU has money, NYU needs space, NYU says it wants to work with the community. OK, so here are five things NYU can do, only two of which require new construction: 1. Relocate nursing school to St Vincent's and establish a second teaching hospital on site. 2. Assume responsibility for the ... More >>
Mother-rimming pricks beware
Q: What ways have you noticed that parents have tried to cut back? A: All the parents in the neighborhood, it's on their minds to economize. They try to enroll their kids in Little League, which is less expensive from what parents used to do, like horseback riding. We had our 4-year-old's birthday ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.The O'Reilly Factor For Kids Author: Bill O'Reilly and Charles Flowers Publisher: Harper Co ... More >>
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