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Thanks to the dawn of e-readers and the death of the gatekeepers of traditional publishing, disenfranchised voices at last have the chanc ... More >>
Not that he'd appreciate the metaphor, but now that Carl Paladino has jumped into bed with veteran local loon Rabbi Yehuda Levin, maybe he'd like to take ownership of some of Levin's greatest hits.
The 56-year-old rabbi from Borough Park has been glomming onto TV cameras since the early '80s, ... More >>
Al Sharpton filled ten minutes of NY1 air time last week refusing to endorse Andrew Cuomo, seemingly untroubled by Carl Paladino's bizarre e-mails.
Instead, he heaped praise on Councilman Charles Barron, who is running against Cuomo for governor on the Freedom Party ballot line (it's free o ... More >>
This week's New Yorker explores the FBI files of Leonard Bernstein, which is much like previous FOIL examinations of such celebrities, but has some hilarious details about the Nixon Administration's concern with Bernsetin's hallucinogenic Mass, which opened the Kennedy Center in D.C. in 1971. ... More >>
We're pleased to see that our Morning Joe favorite Willie Geist has finally been given his own TV show. Way Too Early With Willie Geist now leads off MSNBC's morning schedule, airing (if one "airs" on cable) at 5:30 a.m. (That's 2:30 a.m. Pacific time, where the show is no doubt known as Wa ... More >>
Unless you watch Sunday morning talkshows, you may have forgotten Pat Buchanan, the lovable scamp who at the 1992 Republican Convention called for patriots to take back their culture as the cops did during the L.A. riots -- with semi-automatic weapons, and block by block. Today he's back on the inte ... More >>
"The NFL is this close to being the Taliban."
A few weeks ago, Morning Joe co-host Willie Geist was kind enough to answer a few questions for us. Impressed by his sagacity--or at least his insights into Family Ties and José Canseco--we decided to ask him a few more. So below, more of Willie's vi ... More >>
One of this town's great political love stories is about to have a re-run. And like Taylor and Burton, and Madonna and Guy, it's bound to be even steamier the second time around .Mike Bloomberg and Independence Party guru Fred Newman are trying to patch things up, the Times reports this morning, and ... More >>
Way funnier than this photo would lead you to believe.
Open-minded types that we are, we're finding ourselves increasingly entertained by MSNBC's Morning Joe, which we'll nominate as the best show to breakfast by--it has a kind of looseness that TV needs more of, plus it's actually aimed at adults ... More >>
photo of Bodega zaniness by Rebecca Smeyne
In the week the Jonas Brothers attempted to bring light to the blind, we watched the Grammys set race relations back 20 years. Chris Brown and Rihanna missed the ceremony, but you already knew that, didn't you?
We talked to actor Elliott Gould, TV host a ... More >>
After a long series of recounts, challenges, etc., the Minnesota Board of Canvassers has certified the election of comedian Al Franken to the U.S. Senate from Minnesota. Stuart Smalley is in! Anticipating this result, the Wall Street Journal tells its readers that it's all a fix: "Strange things kee ... More >>