Brad Paisley w/ The Band Perry and Easton Corbin
Friday, June 1
Better than: Going to a show where an aging radio host plays out his mid-life crisis by telling me what music I can and can't listen to.
He spent the '90s as a Nashville newcomer attempting to close the decade with his fir ... More >>
FacebookAudrey SilkNY1 and Marist released a poll today about the two-month-old ban on smoking in public parks, beaches, and plazas. Sixty nine percent of respondents said they were in favor, although opinions were split on whether the new measures are actually working. More surprisingly, 40 ... More >>
Singer Ari Gold says he was on a Short Line bus this weekend that was less than civil, especially when it comes to civil rights.
Gold was holding hands with a man in the front seat.
"The driver told us if we wanted to continue sitting together, we had to sit in the back."
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The MTA's new cash cowThe only thing that's certain about the MTA's Select Bus is that people are being taken for a ride by the setup through which passengers have to buy tickets before boarding. The city has handed out more than $1 million in summonses to riders, so the Select Bus "has increasingly ... More >>
In 2003, this paper sent the writer Elizabeth Mendez Berry to profile Jay-Z on the eve of the release of what was then supposed to be his retirement record, The Black Album. Toward the end of the piece, which was published almost exactly seven years ago, Berry transcribes an interaction she h ... More >>
Don't bother requesting anything, he's already gonna play itBig Boi
Monday, September 6
Better than: The vast majority of other greatest-hits sets performed in bowling alleys.
So Big Boi, as someone in his management circle is explaining before tonight's festivities beg ... More >>
Mr. Lunch CounterRand Paul, son of Ron and now the Republican candidate for Senate in Kentucky, was taken to task yesterday for the purity of his libertarian views.
His creed of anti-government liberty is so unalloyed by silly notions of fairness or anti-racisim, Paul was taken to task by li ... More >>
No, seriously! I want to thank the half-a-Miss-California for brightening my world in a variety of ways, not all intentional but definitely all substantial.
Thank you, Carrie for being so narrow minded that your stance blew up into a big media story and I got booked on a kazillion TV shows!
Simila ... More >>
Can't get enough of Obama's January 17 train ride. Here it is again.
Even before today's inauguration, Barack Obama's whistle-stop trip to D.C. brought the best of two worlds to America.
Besides being just a really cool thing to do — complete with speeches by the mellifluous new president t ... More >>