Millions of people lost power and at least three deaths were reported as a result of yesterday's snowstorm along the east coast. States in the Northeast were hit the hardest and CNN reports parts of New Jersey were buried in as much as 15.5 inches of snow. Airline cancellations stranded passe ... More >>
via David LeighDavid Leigh, an assistant editor at the Guardian, admitted to hacking people's voicemails in an article written in 2006 that just seems to have been dug up. Leigh listened to the messages of a "corrupt arms company executive," and said his aim was to expose "bribery and corruption. ... More >>
Drop out, tune in, and turn on the e-meterLast week, we started a new feature on Tuesdays. We've asked freelancer Antoine Oman* to write us stories that look at things from Scientology's perspective. This week, he takes a look at Scientology in the 1960s -- ed. I had the distinct pleasure la ... More >>
L. Ron Hubbard: Shhhhh!We're trying something new this morning at Runnin' Scared. Over the past few years, there's been a lot of critical stuff written about the religion of Scientology and its founder L. Ron Hubbard on this blog. For the sake of balance, we've asked freelancer Antoine Oman* ... More >>
A Cinn-a-Stack sand blast!Following in the steps of Shake Shack, the Chocolate Bar, Pinkberry, and cupcakes, IHOP is the latest US company to bank on the Middle East's appetite for all-American excess.
Jean and Scott Adam, an American couple, were taken captive by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean yesterday. The pair were sailing from Mumbai to Oman when they were captured, and "sources onshore in Somalia indicated that a well-known piracy gang from northern Somalia had captured them and was ta ... More >>
Which of these two financial prognosticators do YOU heed: the disgraced yet still screeching Jim Cramer or the soothing yet often wrong Suze Oman? Didn't both of them give us plentiful advice--buy, buy, buy--that helped get us into this mess in the first place? If so, why the fuck would we listen to ... More >>
The explosion of two novelty grenades outside the British Consulate this morning has all of New York wondering: Why would anyone bomb the British? I mean, they're so nice, Coldplay rocks, and "The Office" is really funny! But, dear Watson, it turns out we have more suspects than the British road n ... More >>
The American empire goes for brokeand it could be heading that way
Four companies celebrate in our city the 100th birthday of an English master choreographer
Give Thanks. We Can Blame Al Qaeda for Everything.
The Pentagon's Path From Osama to Saddam
The Lit Parade
GOP and Big Business Could Benefit From Clash
How the U.S. undid UNSCOM through its empire of electronic ears