As I sit and watch the year end lists of best reissues virtually pile up on the laptop, I can't help but be reminded of something my Uncle Lech once said to me many X-Masses ago when we were down in his basement jamming some Bobby Vinton. As his light up speakers twinkled and pulsed in my periphera ... More >>
You heard that right.Since early June, 29 people in 18 states across the country have had cases of the nausea-inducing virus and the FDA/CDC is pointing its fingers at the most innocent item in the room: the Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter from Your Neighborhood Grocery Store, Trader Joe's. Aft ... More >>
New York can be cruel. Long workdays, unpredictable commutes, exorbitant prices--it feels like we must be gluttons for punishment. But don't fret you tired, you poor, you huddled masses! With the abundance of oyster happy hour specials around the city, we can now indulge in another form of gluttony. ... 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:
the East Coast Rapist. viaA man known by police as the "East Coast Rapist" has been apprehended in Connecticut. Aaron Thomas, 39, has allegedly sexually assaulted 17 women in four states (Maryland, Virginia, Rhode Island, and Connecticut). Earlier this week, law enforcement created the aptly ... More >>
"A lot of the instruments I know how to play, I don't really know how to play."
New York's own Nicolas Jaar has been creating a stir in electronic-music circles since he was a teenager; now, at 21, he's released his first full-length CD, Space Is Only Noise, on his own Clown and Sunset label ... More >>
viaAccording to those on the ground, the snow has started to fall in New York City, where blizzards are expected to drop at least a foot of snow on Sunday. Wind and white stuff have grounded flights in the Northeast, including out of New York's JFK and LaGuardia, in addition to neighboring Ne ... More >>
The New York Post is billing an "exclusive" this week about how Columbia University has systematically failed to report its drug-using student populace to police or prosecutors. The not-so-earth-shattering expose comes on the heels of last week's big frat house drug bust, which led to the ar ... More >>
Back in the spring of 2010 -- yeah, all those months ago, May 6 to be exact -- the Dow was rocked by a precipitous crash of nearly 1,000 points for a good solid few minutes. Chaos on Wall Street ensued! And then the Dow went back up, pretty much...and we were left with our memories and the my ... More >>
According to the News, Mayor Bloomberg made his Democratic opponent formulate plans to deal with emergencies Bloomberg knew didn't exist. He also delayed the release of the fetching photo at left until after the election, despite an FOIA request.
The Centers for Disease Control did a phone survey which they say reveals the state-by-state sadness levels of citizens, and surprise, New York did not win, place, or show.
Kentucky -- yes, the home of bourbon and jes' settin' on the porch -- is the winner, with a frequent mental distress (FMD) occ ... More >>