The last blog on this topic was an even bigger hit than Springtime For Hitler, so it's led to the inevitable sequel.
*The ones who haven't seen a show and have no intention of going, but they have a strong opinion on it and they aren't budging.
Sometimes they'll even brag about their ... More >>
A snapshot from a more innocent, less street-clogging time. You'd think that the dire prospects of Men In Black 3 would have Will "No Longer The Fresh Prince" Smith trying to make friends wherever he goes, but he's apparently getting people annoyed in Soho with the big-ass movie-star trailer ... More >>
The Daily reports that Kabbalah has been using Madonna's charity donations for real estate deals instead of putting them towards their promised school-building ends. The debacle of Madge's Raising Malawi project -- which lost $3.8 million -- isn't the first time a Kabbalah-backed school has ... More >>
Sen. Charles Schumer has called for a ban on reusable grocery bags because some contain "five times the allowable limits for lead."
A total of 11 out of 28 Bronx bodegas were caught in a sting selling the controversial caffeinated cocktail in a can Four Loko to minors.
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Bubba, sans burgers.The steak-and-martini dinner, once a hallmark of heavyweights and big shots, is no longer on the menu for many powerful people. As Joel Stein writes in BusinessWeek, some of the world's biggest successes are going vegan, including Steve Wynn, Russell Simmons, and former fa ... More >>
Beleaguered douche Mel Gibson was going to get a career break via a cameo role in The Hangover II, which certainly made sense because that particular franchise is about emotionally stunted men misbehaving in horrendous ways.
But as you may have heard, the cast and crew revolted (or were revo ... More >>
Last one of these, we swear. Photo by Nate "Igor" SmithIn the week we got real cozy with some our subjects, Camille Dodero spent four days at the Gathering of the Juggalos and came back best friends with Tom Green, Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope (who say it's happening again next year), the worl ... More >>
Reggie Rock Bythewood's One Night in Vegas, airing on ESPN tonight as part of the network's "30 for 30" documentary series, shines a light on the little known friendship and many parallels between tortured souls Mike Tyson and Tupac Shakur. The title of Bythewood's documentary is a reference ... More >>
Celebrity interviews exist on a strange spectrum of self-awareness. From enigmatic to overshare-y, it's all for publicity, leaving it as the readers' job -- should they care at all about something as trivial as celebrity journalism -- to deduce where the subject's quest to create a character ... More >>
I mean, it looks like exercise, right? Sleigh Bells photo by Rebecca SmeyneSince the apocalyptically cheery Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells first emerged in the fall of last year, critics have been drawn inexorably to sports metaphors (ahem) as a way to describe the band's signature brand of bombas ... More >>
Of all the sports leads we never expected to read, this has got to be number one:
"Animal rights activists are crying foul over boxer Mike Tyson's plans to host a reality show featuring pigeon racing. This from today's Daily News story by Erin Durkin.
In a single sentence we were alerted ... More >>
Performance artist Penny Arcade answers just that burning question in my new column, which you can CLICK HERE to roll around with and enjoy a whole bunch while sipping your afternoon milkshake.
The same epic work of literature will tell you why Roastmaster General Jeffrey Ross turned down th ... More >>
So here we have Rhode Island electro-rap duo Javelin, regaling MOMA patrons alongside some sort of anarchist dance collective with an 8-bit-sounding jam titled "Soda Popinski," named of course after one of the trickier adversaries in Mike Tyson's Punch Out; such a reference is all that's really re ... More >>
In the interest of full disclosure, James Toback owes me money. At a party in 1992, he assured me that if Evander Holyfield ever met Mike Tyson, Tyson would surely destroy him. We made a $100 bet. You know how that one turned out. At a memorial service for Pauline Kael in the winter of 2 ... More >>
Get ready for video game racism ratings! GamePolitics reports that Manhattan Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright has a bill in committee that "prohibits the sale to minors of certain rated video games containing a rating that reflects content of various degrees of profanity, racist stereotypes or derogato ... More >>