Paul Revere

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Happy Godsmack Day, America

    Today, the people of Boston pause from their daily grind to pay respects to their most cherished native sons: Godsmack, the universally revered critical darlings of modern rock. From the official Republic Records press release: NEW YORK, NY -- To mark the release of Godsmack's sixth full-length al ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2013
  • News

    April 4, 2012

    Governor Cuomo Joins the Lawless Kelly-Bloomberg Gang

    Isn’t it time the NYPD had some real oversight?

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Live: Yelawolf Mixes It Up At Irving Plaza

    Yelawolf w/Rittz Irving Plaza Tuesday, October 25 Better than: Fiddling with the radio. Midway through Yelawolf's show at Irving Plaza on Tuesday night—his third time appearing on that stage, his first time headlining it—he invited the audience to get a little better acquainted with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    David Letterman Threatened By Jihadists

    Middle East Media Research Institute​Are jihadists becoming a bit out of touch? Their latest target is David Letterman, of all people, because he made a joke about the deaths of Osama bin Laden and OBL's successor Ilyas Kashmiri. On the al-Qaeda forum Shumoukh al-Islam, someone by the name of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Fox News Uses Image of Tina Fey Playing Sarah Palin for Sarah Palin Story

    ​Hoo, hoo, Fox News is so funny! Instead of using an image of the actual Sarah Palin in their news report about how Palin was "50/50″ on running for president in 2012, they used a picture of Tina Fey playing Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live. We presume this was an accident. In other Sarah ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2011

    Sarah Palin Denies Flubbing Paul Revere Story

    ​Remember how Sarah Palin has absolutely no idea what that Paul Revere guy did back in the Civil War or whatever? He didn't shoot guns or ring bells, contrary to Palin's opinion. But she's sticking to her guns. Palin appeared on Fox News this morning to defend her historical accuracy, saying "I di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Sarah Palin Not So Good at American History

    Remember how in elementary school you learned about that guy, Paul Revere, who rode from Boston to Lexington, Massachusetts, on horseback during the American Revolution as part of an organized alarm system to warn folks that the British were coming? He didn't, despite popular belief, actually shout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Ten Hip-Hop Covers Of Rap Songs

    ​Last week, the Detroit-based rapper and one-time J Dilla collaborator Elzhi released Elmatic. It's the second time a rapper has re-written and re-made Nas's hallowed Illmatic, with Fashawn attempting a similar feat last year. As a listening experience, Elmatic is less than convincing, leaving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Rightbloggers Stick It To The Man With Groovy Rightwing Revolution

    Psst, brother! Are you down with the revolution? No, we don't mean the revolution of the Sixties -- though some of the star players in this one do dress like Paul Revere and the Raiders (and most of them are old enough that -- who knows? -- they may have have gotten stoned and marched on the Penta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Nas Has Great Taste in Beastie Boys Songs

    The Beastie Boys played Bonnaroo this weekend, bringing out Nas--of all people to show up randomly in the middle of the Tennessee countryside--for a new song that is reportedly destined for the upcoming Hot Sauce Committee. That would make Nas the second confirmed guest on the record, after Santi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Pre-Tea Party Tweets Warn of Martial Law, B.O.

    Tomorrow the big Tea Party day of protests against taxes, Obama, socialism, and black helicopters. Let's see what the vibe is among the #teaparty twitterers: "I wonder how many will be under surveilance?" "MUST READ FOR TOMORROW: Heritage Talking Points for Tax Day Tea Party." "#TeaParty rap vid ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 22, 2008

    Joining the War Over the Constitution

    The new president and Congress need something to help make this America again. They need you.

  • Film

    August 19, 2008
  • Music

    April 29, 2008

    Estelle's Shine

    Another sing-rapping Brit to fall in love with

  • Books

    October 2, 2007

    Caricature Assassination

    The Art of Ill Will sketches the lively history of American political cartooning

  • Art

    March 27, 2007
  • Columns

    March 27, 2007
  • News

    December 5, 2006

    Bed Bugs & Beyond

    An outbreak of paranoia (and lint) sweeps the city

  • Music

    September 20, 2005

    Craft and Lies

    From Senegal to Austin T-X clear evidence of cooperation between or among principals

  • NYC Life

    September 20, 2005


    Aping Gwen Stefani’s style—or what to smuggle in your big, fall pants

  • Columns

    October 26, 2004

    Professor A-Hole

    How public school teachers and a pop music dance show changed my life

  • News

    July 27, 2004

    The Art of Party Crashing

    Artists and activists stockpile Dick Cheney jokes, Dubya drag, and phalluses in preparation for the Republican invasion

  • News

    June 29, 2004

    Greene Dragon

    Ready for the Revel-ution

  • Music

    June 22, 2004

    Stupid White Men

    Get ready 'cause this ain't funny: Ad-Rock, Mike D, and MCA pay for their non-mistakes

  • Columns

    September 23, 2003
  • Music

    October 9, 2001
  • News

    August 21, 2001
  • Music

    December 12, 2000
  • News

    April 11, 2000

    The Sound of Silence

    Killing the Hope in Haiti

  • Long Island Voice

    October 19, 1999
  • Music

    October 12, 1999
  • Music

    September 14, 1999

    Pop Mommies Breed Sharp

    First Love, Then Marriage, Then Comes Diva with a Baby Carriage

  • News

    October 6, 1998

    Spycam City

    The Surveillance Society: Part One