Can marketing counterfeit versions of Sponge Bob Square Pants (actual cartoon at right) and Dora the Explorer filled with lead, other dangerous chemicals and choking hazards to children make you rich?
Yes, boys and girls, it sure can.
The feds reported today they seized a Porsche and a Lexus, alon ... More >>
I used to take my brother's old Popeye lunch box and thermos to school when I was a kid, and every now and then, usually around this time of year, I try to find it online (unsuccessfully).
I was distracted by the National Museum of American History's collection of about 75 pieces. From the lidded, ... More >>
When you have to open an arena that seats a crowd of 18,000 skeptical New Yorkers, there's really only one person you can call to give you advice -- dear old Mickey Mouse. The House of Mouse entertains visitors with extreme robotic precision and that's what the Brooklyn Nets are looking to em ... More >>
Heather Holland via The Lush SideIt's a good thing the wall of daisies was artificial, since the near-freezing wind that swept through Herald Square would have made short work of any exposed bloom at Macy's annual Flower Show on Sunday. Still, midtown tourists and shoppers took little notice ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
June 18, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 25
Bitches Ogle Hardhats
By Robin Reisig
"Hey, baby, you wanna come home with me?"
"Oh, sweetheart! Kiss! Smooch! What a body!"
The pretty girls and the construction workers were crammed onto the corner, a ... More >>
Goodbye to all that, I guess. Photo of These Are Powers by Rebecca Smeyne.In the week our F2K crew got within three wretched singles of revealing all 50 worst songs of the decade, we learned what giant, raging purple erections in cargo shorts would say if they could speak. (Probably something ... More >>
Also featured: A military helmet modified with Mickey Mouse ears, what may or may not be a huge beaver tail, automatic weapons fire, a blatant visual comment about poorly endowed men, and simulated toplessness--flesh colored top, plus nipple duct tape, which..? For context, Jeezy is in full comman ... More >>
It turns out there's a constituency for selling Staten Island after all. If you spot him the votes for C Montgomery Burns, Charles Montgomery Bunrs and CM Burns, fictional billionaire Charles Montgomery Burns ran away with the write-in vote in last month's mayoral election with 27 votes (pdf) ... More >>
Megahouse, a Japanese toy company, has released a fun family cooking tool, per TokyoMango: Mickey Mouse cookie cutters. Apparently, wolfing down the beloved Disney character is something people are willing to pay $400 for.
--TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone has released a song from his solo project, Rain Machine. The track "Give Blood," has Malone going as nuts as he would on any TVOTR track. The self-titled, 11-track disc comes out September 22nd on Anti. Check out the Malone-designed pornographic
cover art here.--Follow ... More >>