• Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Scott Stapp Clears Up That Story About the Orgy On Kid Rock's Tour Bus, and Contemplates Suicide

    We now come to the third and final installment of our unprecedented, soon-to-be-award-winning series on Scott Stapp's astonishing memoir, Sinner's Creed. In the first two parts, we looked at Stapp's struggles with God and his context as an artist. Today, at the significant risk of ending on a dark n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    What to Drink at Woodwork: The Vodka Ting

    ​Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. The drink: Vodka Ting The bar: Woodwork (583 Vanderbilt Avenue, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, 718-857-5777) The price: $8 Ingredients: Vodka, Ting Soda, and lime.

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    How Angry NYT Editors and HBO's Bored to Death Make the Case for Media Reporting

    ​Well, it's media reporting day-a-palooza here, which means that seven more people are reading this blog than they are on the average day. So while we're at it, here's how to explain the relevancy and case for a great media reporter like John Koblin, which involves two angry, high-level New Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    The Observer Gives Conde Nast Digital Good "Blowie"

    ​Yesterday, New York Observer editor-in-chief Kyle Pope squeaked out on Twitter: "Running an unabashedly positive story on the front of tomorrow's Observer. When's the last time that happened?" He won't find anybody who remembers when, because "unabashedly positive" stories aren't exactly the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    The Media T-Shirt Project!

    ​It's Summer, and as we all know, many businesses get slow in the summer. Media is one of these businesses, and in media, you have to diversify in order to stay afloat, or something. It's bad enough you have to concern yourself with the terrible fate of blogger burnout in this heat! But making ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Costco Takes Manhattan; Long Island Scallops Make a Comeback

    ​iVillage has launched a new food site,, specifically targeted at "women on the go." The site will feature blogs, recipes, photos and video content, as well as content by Gail Simmons and restaurateur Donatella Arpaia. [WWD] Costco got its first Manhattan location on Thursda ... More >>

  • Music

    February 25, 2009

    The Excess and Eccentricity of Francis and the Lights

    A moderately illuminating introduction to a studio obsessive

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007
  • NYC Life

    September 9, 2003

    Booze Cruise

    Ten Inventive Signature Cocktails Shake Things Up This Fall