Political Families

  • Voice Choices

    June 26, 2013


    The man who dressed studio 54

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Nancy Reagan Supports Marital Equality

    Mind you, she's long out of the White House, and it's her daughter who's passed on that information, and the Reagans were the ones who were mysteriously silent in the early days of AIDS, and...

  • Voice Choices

    March 27, 2013


    Shake it at David Byrne and 
Fatboy Slim’s new musical

  • Voice Choices

    January 30, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    If Trump's Obama Doozy Is What Douglas Kass Thinks Is Trump's Obama Doozy, Then Trump Just Stole the Last 48 Hours of Our Lives

    So on Monday, New York City's biggest attention whore, Donald Trump, appeared on the single worst television show of any kind in the whole fucking world Fox News' Fox & Friends and told Doocy et al that he had found "something very, very big" about President Obama, something with the power to maybe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Don't Get On An Obama Email Feed!

    It's not that I don't want to hear all the great news about his superior views. It's just that I don't want to be bombarded with them all the livelong day. Between two sources ("Obama For America Press" and, I seem to get most of my email these days. They are relentless--and when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Michelle Obama Launches Recipe Challenge For Parents and Kids

    First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with Epicurious and the U.S. Department of Education for a recipe contest. Winners will win a trip to Washington, D.C., and have the chance to attend a Kids' "State Dinner" hosted by the White House, where some of the winning recipes will be served. The dinn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Andrew Cuomo Won't Talk About His Running For President In 2016. Everyone Else Will

    Governor Andrew Cuomo won't talk about his seemingly inevitable run for the White House in 2016, but everyone else will."All I'm working on is being the best governor I can be," Cuomo told reporters yesterday when asked about a presidential run becoming a distraction."That's where I am. That is real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Iced-Coffee Economics, Pop-Up Tools

    Iced-coffee season is upon us: see why you'll pay more for a cold brew than a hot one. [Grub Street] McDonald's has launched a project to support farmers and agricultural research in England and Ireland. [UKPA]

  • Voice Choices

    March 21, 2012


    Women speak on all things political

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Rachael Ray Mag Changes Hands; Cantaloupe Death Toll Hits 23

    ​A food truck festival has been canceled in Boston this weekend due to the Occupy Boston protest downtown. [Boston Herald] A blogger for Politico went to 25 restaurants frequented by Michelle Obama to "have what she's having" and discovered the First Lady likes vegetables and dirty martinis. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Bo Obama Has His Own Extensive Huffington Post Page

    The most popular Obama has his own Huffington Post Page, and it's exhaustive. Has anyone else not thought about Bo Obama in maybe two years? He's grown to be such a handsome dog! The discovery of Bo Obama's HuffPo page interests us much more than Arianna's handful of new verticals. Because:

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Sarah Palin Had a 'Fetish' for Black Men, Once Snorted Coke Off an Oil Drum, Says Enquirer

    ​Joe McGinniss' highly anticipated tell-all about Sarah Palin, which you will want to be buying after this -- it's out September 20 -- may actually merit all that anticipation. According to the National Enquirer, which seems to have gotten ahold of a galley of (or some savvy publishing sources ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Anna Wintour Supports Gay Marriage in New York

    The Vogue editor and fashion world icon took 31 seconds out of her day to vouch on video for New Yorkers For Marriage Equality as part of the Human Rights Campaign. (If she took more than one take to nail it we'll eat our hat.) Wintour joins a host of other notable New Yorkers and Barbara Bush, thou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Beyoncé, "Move Your Body," The Obamas, And The Body Politic

    ​It was popular, for a while, to talk about African-Americans born after the civil rights movement as "the hip-hop generation," which implied that the swath of people being discussed was tied together more by a shared culture than by a shared political purpose. But it was hard not to notice th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Brooklyn "Hipster" Politician Meets Obama

    ​Lincoln Restler, the young co-founder of the New Kings Democrats, won an election back in September to represent the 50th Assembly District as State Committeeman, a.k.a. District Leader, calling himself as "an independent, reform-minded" member, the likes of which Brooklyn hadn't seen in a ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Todd Palin Had an Affair, According to the National Enquirer

    ​The House of Palin is crumbling, at least if you're willing to believe the most notorious liars in media, the National Enquirer, who report today that Todd Palin, the famed "First Dude" and father of five, cheated on Sarah Palin, potential presidential hopeful, with a "female massage therapis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Bristol Palin Semi-Apologizes for Willow's Homophobic and Illiterate Slurs

    ​In a new twist on a fiery Facebook drama, abstinence-loving Bristol Palin has stepped in to apologize for her sister Willow Palin having called a guy who'd derided mama's Alaska show an f-word. But her apology is even more half-hearted than her sexual politics. First off, she doesn't apolog ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 20, 2010


    Better than Loveline

  • Voice Choices

    October 20, 2010


    The elephant in the theater

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2010

    Even Meghan McCain Hates Christine O'Donnell

    Beer Laptop = Real Talk​Political commentator, Dirty, Sexy Politics author and John McCain's daughter Meghan McCain likes to represent herself as some sort of down home Republican realist -- the young person shaking the wacky, old party crusties and screaming, "Gay people get to vote, too, y ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 6, 2010


    Look back at the best female pop artists

  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2010


    Ben Folds and Nick Hornby celebrate their new album

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2010

    Rich Woman Marrying Rich Man in Expensive Ceremony with Famous Guests

    ​This week, a Stanford undergrad created a website called Wedding Credential that catalogs keywords used in New York Times wedding announcements. ""People like to make fun of 'elites' but also to read about themselves and I think the wedding section sort of provides a bit of both," he told the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Karenna Gore to Join Mom Tipper in Marital "It's Complicated"

    ​A week and a day after the news was released (by email, if you recall) that Al and Tipper Gore are calling it quits, the Washington Post informs us that the eldest Gore girl, Karenna, has been has been separated from her husband, Andrew Schiff, for a couple months now. Oh dear. The couple is ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 11, 2010


    Bringing up the next generation of female authors

  • Voice Choices

    April 27, 2010


    So you think you have original style? Think again.

  • Voice Choices

    March 2, 2010


    Jackie Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe had more than JFK in common

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Jenny Sanford Announces Divorce from Cheating Governor

    ​Looks like Jenny Sanford has had enough. "The dissolution of any marriage is a sad and painful process," she says in a statement. But she's up for it: "I am now filing for divorce." "About time!" says South Carolina News.

  • Voice Choices

    December 8, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    December 1, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    December 1, 2009

    Renewable Karma

    Honor the spirit of John Lennon

  • Voice Choices

    November 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Levi Will Indeed Show Every Inch

    ​"Everything's gonna hang out. We're talking full johnson," Levi Johnston's manager told TMZ about the Playgirl shoot that Sarah Palin's worst nightmare is doing on November 16. Or maybe he meant full Johnston. In any case, that doesn't mean some shots might not include undies too, if just to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Meghan McCain Titpic Uproar Continues Unabated

    ​Meghan McCain posted this Twitpic, and you know what that means: Outrage! National coverage! "Meghan McCain Twitter Photo Sparks Controversy," says the Wall Street Journal. "The concept of simply not posting pictures of her breasts is not one she is familiar with," sniffs Alarming News. "Meg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Rightbloggers See Chicago's Olympics Snub as Obama's Foreign Policy Crisis -- Which They Cheer

    Last week rightbloggers were outraged when President Obama struck a conciliatory tone in his address to the U.N. General Assembly. They didn't like that, nor did they like Obama's warm reception there, and predicted this love-fest would only encourage our adversaries, with dire consequences for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    More Dish on The Jackie Kennedy Half-Brother Kiddie Porn Scandal

    ​It was a bad week for the Kennedys. As Teddy's corpse was barely cold, James Auchincloss, 62-year-old half brother to the late Jackie Kennedy Onassis, was indicted on possession of child porn. And guess who supposedly ratted him out? Eddie McManus, his "former assistant" of over a decade, wh ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 11, 2009


    Hey, you never know

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Barrett: Palin's Team Takes Swing at Voice, Whiffs

    Sarah Palin attorney Thomas Van Flein spent his July 4 in Fairbanks, Alaska, issuing a four-page statement warning news organizations not to investigate allegations printed by the Voice last October.Talk about waving a red flag in front of a bull. Van Flein's famous client had announced her upcoming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Obama Foodarama Profile & Breaking News--People Like Fruit Even in the Bronx!

    A new fruit cart located in what is known as a Bronx "food desert" has already become quite popular. The cart is part of a citywide effort to encourage fruit stand vendors to open up shop in low-income neighborhoods where fast-food chains reign. [NY Times] Obama Foodorama, the blog by Eddie Gehman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Obamas Dine At Blue Hill; Greenpeace Serves Up Endangered Species Menu

    The Obamas' date night in New York included dinner at Blue Hill. Was the choice of a seasonal, locavore restaurant politically driven, or did the Obamas just want to sample Dan Barber's farm-to-table fare? [NY Times] Greenpeace paid a visit to Nobu in TriBeCa for an elaborate plan to plant fake men ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    The Week in Twisted Family Values

    Miss California, Carrie Prejean, was revealed to have done semi-nude photos, which added to the bizarreness of her rabid anti-gay-marriage stance. Here's a fake-titted ex-stripping "model" who gets on a high horse and preaches "opposite" marriage. I still feel Prejean shouldn't be dethroned, though. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    President Obama Loves A Good Burger; For the First Lady, Mexican Food Rules

    Douglas Emlen, an entomologist at the University of Montana, has sparked some debate over his comments in an NPR broadcast about the dung beetle. During the segment, Emlen said that he avoids ground coffee because it's full of ground up cockroaches. [NPR] Robyn O'Brien, known as the Erin Brockovich ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Earth Day Prompts Green Talk; Big Ag No Fan of White House Garden

    A new study shows that the more choice we have, the more likely we are to opt for unhealthy foods. Fries or salad? Er, what do you think? [CBC] Michelle Obama has incurred the wrath of Big Agriculture by aligning herself with the locavore movement. The Mid-America CropLife Association (MACA) wrote ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2009

    Sarah Palin's Latest Fiery Showdown

    On the April 6 Tyra, the guest is Levi Johnston, the hapless guy who impregnated Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol, but who at least got lucky enough to not go through with the whole thing. Well, Palin is spitting mad that Levi has gone public with his views, and her official response, through a fam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Obamas Get a Garden

    Michelle Obama will enlist the help of 23 fifth-graders to dig up a patch of the White House lawn in which an organic vegetable garden will be planted. The garden, the first since Eleanor Roosevelt's WWII victory garden, will be visible to passers-by. [NY Times] Some of the city's A-list restaurat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Obama Eats Food, Roams Halls, Reports ABC

    What's Jake Tapper up to as ABC's senior White House correspondent? Today he reported on the President's life in the White House. "At 6:45 (super: digital watch) he's in the gym," Tapper told a breathless nation; Obama runs on a treadmill and listens to Jay-Z (brief musical sting). His "heathful" br ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 7, 2009


    Exhibition explores transition of canvas to camera

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008
  • News

    January 30, 2001

    Scandal Handling 101

    Hillary Gets Fitted for a New Mouthpiece

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