Farting isn't fatal -- but a recent mix-up at a factory that makes a popular antiflatulent med -- as well as common analgesics -- could be deadly. Novartis, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant that has given the world Gas-X, NoDoz, Excedrin, and Bufferin, recalled Sunday "select bottle sizes of Excedri ... More >>
Comedian Rob Delaney, who writes a very funny column for Vice, says he's filing suit against Kim Kardashian and the rest of the players in her probably-sham 72-day marriage and subsequent divorce. Why? Because why the hell not. Also:
American Juggalo: The scene with the smoking Juggalette Commercial director Sean Dunne brought a six-man camera crew to this year's Gathering of the Juggalos, Insane Clown Posse's annual psycho-porn amusement park, and returned with footage of predictably lowbrow hedonism: Juggalos drinking, inhali ... More >>
Molly Equality Dykeman is a butch security guard who writes poetry on the side. She also happens to be the creation of comic Andrea Alton, who's livened up many an event in several boroughs with this and other wonderfully oddball creations. Alton generously allowed me a private chat with ... More >>
Gypsy PorfirioAging wannabe model Gypsy Porfirio, who mowed down a Staten Island jogger in January on Hylan Boulevard while she was blitzed on Xanax, Ambien, and Percocet, has now been sued by the dead man's family. Teacher Daniel Kelley, 23, was killed when Porfirio's vehicle smacked into him. His ... More >>
Daniel Kelley, the special education teacher who was struck Tuesday by a car driven by a Brooklyn woman under the influence of painkillers, an anti-anxiety drug and a sleeping pill, died this morning in Staten Island University Hospital. He was 23 years old.
Gypsy, striking a typically vacuous model pose.Aging wannabe model Gypsy Porfirio, who ran down two Staten Island joggers on Tuesday, will likely need even more of the Xanax, Ambien, and Percocet that she took before the crash and were found on her afterwards. The Daily News reports that she sobbed ... More >>
Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.
Read my new column here and read an exclusive interview with The Facts of Life's Mindy Cohn--yes, irrepressible, neurotic Natalie--about her new movie, in which she plays a "fruit fly" awash in a world of gogo dancers, porn stars, and Boy Butter. It's a long way from Mrs. Garrett--or is it? In the ... More >>
I've spent so much time bashing Sarah Palin that I haven't even flipped the devalued coin and addressed my bizarre love for Cindy McCain. What do I find so compelling about the woman who's married to my worst nightmare? First of all, with her frozen, elegant looks, she could be anywhere from 25 to 9 ... More >>
UPDATE: Read the Correction Department's response to this story here. A top official in a city-funded drug treatment program at the Rikers Island jail complex has been charged with…wait for it...selling cocaine and heroin. Until he was unceremoniously removed from his office earlier th ... More >>
Farris Hassan, not done with his 15 minutes of fame, is up to his old tricks again
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