Pat Kiernan

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2012

    Broadcast Journalist And 60 Minutes Legend Mike Wallace Dies At 93

    Mike Wallace, veteran broadcast journalist known for his contributions to CBS' 60 Minutes has died. Wallace, 93, died at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan Saturday night, Conn. Wallace, who was known for his hard hitting interviews with controversial public figures, had said in interviews following h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2012

    Native New Yorkers Say Shit In New Video

    Even though there have been so many of these videos we're not sure whose saying what shit anymore, here we have via Gothamist "Shit Native New Yorkers Say," which you might think of as a companion piece to the earlier "Shit New Yorkers Say."

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    How Well Do You Know New York City? Pat Kiernan Will Quiz You. [Updated]

    Pat Kiernan told us once, "Being a New Yorker is a state of mind. Not something on your birth certificate. The qualifications: some combination of knowledge of the city, love of the city, length of time here, and comfort with both defending and criticizing the city." Included in part one of that cla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Here Is the Inevitable 'Shit New Yorkers Say' Video

    Just when we thought the meme was dead, Eliot and Ilana Glazer present "Shit New Yorkers Say." Among the gems: "Where's the train?" "They're filming Law and Order." "You have to go to Brooklyn, it's the law." "I hate L.A."

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Naked and Racist Subway Meltdown Terrifies People and Police, But Not Trusty Cameraman

    "You get the fuck off the train," yells the naked blond man on the 6 train in the above Not Safe For Work video. "Shoot me, shoot me!" he screams at a police officer. That's after the Michael Richards-style racial slurs, all with his pants around his ankles. The pants come off eventually -- boxers, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Pat's Papers SOS Update: There's Still Hope!

    ​This week marked the self-declared SOS Week for Pat's Papers, the Internet site of NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan, upon which he collects his trademark "smartly selected" array of each day's headlines. We're fans of Pat (we read his Papers regularly) and, as such, really hope his site survives. We ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Pat's Papers Declares SOS Week: Help Save Kiernan's Site

    ​We at the Voice have long been huge fans of Pat Kiernan, who won our Village Voice Web Award "Best Use of Twitter to Promote a Personal Brand" and who entertains us regularly with his "smartly selected U.S. newspaper stories" chronicled on his website, Pat's Papers, each day. Alas, today he w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Jenn Sterger Really Doesn't Want to Sue Brett Favre; Royals Attacked!; Jim Morrison Gets Posthumous Pardon

    ​• Jenn Sterger, who allegedly received photos of Brett Favre's penis by text, would simply like him to be punished, and won't sue if the NFL will "implement a program" to prevent such unwanted advances as those she faced by cell phone. Oh, honey. These are professional athletes we're talkin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    The 114 Most Important Lessons I've Learned at The Village Voice (Or: "2010, The Year I Ruined Your Media Outlet")

    ​After a 285-day stint, I am abdicating my post here at The Village Voice. I'm going to work for, so I may -- as one commenter noted -- continue my work as a "a twentysomething angel of death." Yet, while I was here, I learned some very important things, and had some very memorable mom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Reason We Love Pat Kiernan #367

    Memories!​We admit it's been kind of a love fest around these parts this week (and we'll surely get over it soon) but this post Village Voice Web Awards Tweet interchange between our Best Twitterer, Pat Kiernan, and Best Sex Blogger, Awesome Slut, made us all glowy all over again, so we just h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Pat Kiernan Was at the Village Voice Web Awards Last Night

    He has the most melodious of Canadian accents, reads us the papers daily, and won "Best Use of Twitter to Promote a Personal Brand." Swoon. Here is Pat Kiernan, who is mostly asked by strangers about his sleep habits (he naps in the afternoon!), with last night's winner of Blog Post of the Year, nov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    55 Things to Get the Village Voice for Our Birthday: A Wishlist

    ​Have you heard? Today is our 55th Birthday! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY! As such, we've made a list of things you can buy us for it. After all, you know how much all of this costs you, the reader? Nothing. So you've obviously got the extra scratch lying around. Without further ado, here is what you should ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Some Pictures from Saturday's 2010 Vendy Awards

    ​Not only do the Guerrilla Ice Cream guys make excellent ice cream, they know how to juggle, too. Both the sun and the crowds turned out in force for the sixth-annual Vendy Awards, which were held on Saturday on Governors Island. Some twelve hundred people showed up to patronize 18 food truck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    NY1's Pat Kiernan Does Us Proud by Opening Wine With Shoe (Video)

    ​Everyone's favorite NY1er Pat Kiernan has provided yet another service for us, aside from his informative and somehow even catharsis-inducing reading of the papers. Maybe you've seen the video that's been circulating in which a handy Frenchman uncorks a bottle of wine using only his shoe, a w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Dog Shows Annoying Honking Driver Who's in Charge (Video)

    Here is a dog getting mad at a honking driver and showing him who's boss. And by boss, we mean B.O.S.S. We would like to do this to certain impatient New York City drivers, but we are not so ballsy as this dog. Nor are our canines so sharp. In fact, we are generally so wimpy as to insist on crossing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    NY1's iPhone App Generating Considerable Amount of Excitement

    ​New Yorkers are passionate about NY1. And now they can be even more passionate about NY1.

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Video: How to Take Public Transportation, the Pigeon Way

    ​There is something undeniably awesome about a pigeon riding the subway, whether it's due to the perfect subway etiquette exhibited by said pigeon or the fact that a pigeon of all creatures is exhibiting that etiquette and, jeez, if only humans could learn to be this lovely. Watch and learn, ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 30, 2010

    Green Day Was Influenced By Ethel Merman!

    Cruising for surreal NYC Housewives. Plus, high and low fashion, plus some new and old-fashioned on Broadway.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Your Big, Honking Guide to Haiti Benefits and Valiantly Intentioned Fundraising Efforts, Non-Wyclef Musical Edition

    If this doesn't say it all, don't know what does Wyclef's Yele charity has recently drawn a firestorm of criticism, but he's not the only musical figure trying to mobilize folks and funds on behalf of Haiti. There's also an impressive number of benefit concerts and music events happening in the cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon and all downhill from here. So to carry you into the weekend, here are the best posts of the last five days. We ranked Our 10 Best East Village restaurants. Midtown Lunch founder Zach Brooks talked about his website's expanding girth. Jason Cott discussed Bar Seven Five's p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Pat Kiernan, the NY1 Anchor, on His (Late) Local Bar, Most Adventurous Meal in the City & the Biggest Food Story of 2009

    Pat Kiernan brings you the news, but what can you bring Pat Kiernan? A Gray's Papaya hot dog might win you some points.​We wake up with him each morning, and rely on him to tell us what's happening in our city (both "In the Papers" and on But how much do we really know about P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Cheek, In Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ "I thought these only existed in cartoons." Twitpic by nataliemorales. Well, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are done and the War on Christmas is getting closer! How's that going? On the one hand, the Satanists managed to keep the sidewalk Santas out of New York; on the other, Christers mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Pat Kiernan Bares His Inner Burt Reynolds (UPDATED!)

    ​What a morning for Time Warner customers in Brooklyn and Queens to get their cable service knocked out by high winds! What you might have missed: citing a hard-hitting business expose utterly stupid trend piece in the Wall Street Rupert Murdoch Vanity Project that claims male cleavage is mak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Another Reason Why We Love NY1's Pat Kiernan

    On his Twitter, Pat Kiernan just noted that tomorrow morning it will be 04:05:06 on 07/08/09.The best thing about that, from our perspective, is that he'll be the only one up for it.

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Week in Review: A Punishing Turkish Prison Sentence of the Peter Green-Era Blues Explosion "Oh Well"

    In the week all your friends went to South by Southwest, New York got a bit rowdy. The old scumbags of Mötley Crüe nearly burned down Madison Square Garden, while Fleetwood Mac brought both punishing Turkish prison sentences and "Silver Springs" to the same arena only a few days later. The Pogues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Interview: NY1 Morning Anchor Pat Kiernan

    Like most folks, we're fans of NY1 morning anchor Pat Kiernan, whom we named "Best New York Canadian" a few years back. Pat's daily "In the Papers" segment is a pleasing ritual, as is his bantering relationship with reporter Roger Clark, ever-affable as he checks in from odd locales around town. Eve ... More >>