• Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Roger Clemens and Brian McNamee Met to Discuss Possible Lawsuit Settlement

    On Tuesday, Roger Clemens, the seven-time Cy Young award winning pitcher, and Brian McNamee, the trainer who testified about injecting Clemens with steroids, met to discuss a possible conclusion to McNamee's defamation lawsuit against Clemens. A federal judge in Brooklyn asked them to try to negotia ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 25, 2013


    Rebecca Hall stars in Machinal

  • Theater

    November 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Jack Clark, Ex-Yankee, Offers to Take Polygraph in Albert Pujols Lawsuit--If Pujols Does Same [Updated]

    Updated Monday night to include response from Pujols's lawyer. Earlier this month, slugger Albert Pujols sued former New York Yankee (and St. Louis Cardinal and San Francisco Giant) Jack Clark for defamation. Now, through his attorney, Clark has responded by challenging Pujols to a duel. Clark's w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2013

    Rightbloggers Cover Benghazi Hearings with Extreme Prejudice

    House Republicans finally got their hearings on Benghazi, and we have learned that the Obama Administration, the CIA, and the FBI massaged their talking points before announcing the attack last September, and that at least a couple of people thought the U.S. military could have gotten to Benghazi qu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    The Top Eight Celebrity Tax Evaders

    After clutching at the spotlight, a lot of stars learn how to evade things--like parapazzi, fans, and especially the IRS. Here's a very timely summation I was just sent which details the top celebrity tax evaders of all time. It's free, so don't even think of writing it off! Top Celebrity Tax Evad ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 26, 2012


    Sneakers celebrates 20 years at 92Y Tribeca

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Joe Paterno Biography Defends Former Penn State Coach's (In)Actions In Sex Abuse Scandal

    For the last few weeks there's been rumors that Joe Posnanski's much discussed biography of Joe Paterno, which is published Tuesday, would contain a defense of the coach's actions - or lack thereof - in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. As it turns out, Paterno - that's it, the entire ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    New Jersey Priest Accused Of Sexual Misconduct (Sigh)

    Stop us if you've heard this one before, but a Catholic priest is accused of sexual misconduct. In what can be seen as a slight change of pace for the church, only one of the alleged victims is a child.Authorities in New Jersey arrested 64-year-old Father Velanmarukudiyil J. Christudas -- known to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    New York's Child Victims Act: What You Need to Know

    Since it's officially Timothy Cardinal Dolan week, why not keep the celebration going with a little more info on the Catholic leader's legislative positions? Yesterday, Runnin' Scared wrote about Dolan's opposition to the Reproductive Health Act, which would codify abortion rights in the state, and ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 25, 2012


    Brooklyn gets its close-up in Goodfellas

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2011

    Bye Bye, "Bye Bye, Bunga Bunga" Headlines

    ​As we reported yesterday, Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italy's prime minister. News outlets around the world clamored to give their own unique, measured perspective on his exit. More specifically, they all got to finally use that "Bye Bye, Bunga Bunga" headline they had been sitting on for y ... More >>

  • News

    September 7, 2011

    The Shomrim: Gotham's Crusaders

    They patrol Jewish neighborhoods with taxpayer money—but don't always clue in the police

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Lindsay Lohan Joining Scientology? How Could it Hurt?

    ​According to Yahoo's "Xtra Entertainment," the National Enquirer talked to John Travolta, who said he got a promise from train-wreck celebrity Lindsay Lohan that she would begin Scientology training. [I tried to find the Enquirer piece to give them a link, but couldn't. Have you seen their w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Priest/Sex Abuse Scandal Takes Startling Turn: Catholic Church Official Faces Criminal Charges for Coverup

    Monsignor William Lynn‚ÄčThe Catholic Church's sex-abuse scandal veered into uncharted waters Thursday with the indictment of one of former Philadelphia Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua's top aides. Monsignor William Lynn, now 60, is accused of shielding molester priests from detection and transferring t ... 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

    May 9, 2010

    The Huffington Post Turns Five Years Old: A Look Back Through the Years

    ​Happy Mother's Day to Arianna Huffington, whose baby was born on May 9, 2005. Maybe you could say George W. Bush's reelection campaign was the father? Inconclusive, but it's still been half a decade and the little guy has just gotten so big. The headline fonts, at least. There's been scoops, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Gossip Folks: Michael Lohan's Engagement Begs Universe To Please Aim Your Black Holes Thusly

    ​Michael Lohan's engaged, the guy who stalked David Letterman found love, the freaky Catholics from The DaVinci Code make me want to forget about their crazy Jesus anal beads and rock out some Bill Withers. Also, kilts. Hey, look, gossip! From a gossip blogger! Presenting your Wednesday Gossip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    My Heart Goes Out To Sandra Bullock

    ​How painful to step to the podium and caress your Academy Award while knowing that you're man is a dog who's playing around with a neo-Nazi motorcycle chick and your personal life has fallen to utter shit. Similarly, my auricles and ventricles go out to poor Kate Winslet, who's also suddenly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Tiger Woods' Sexting Texts: Free Verse Poetry

    ​Tiger Woods' sexxxy text messages have made their way to the Internet this morning en masse, courtesy of Joslyn James, one of the various women the golfer's had flings with over the last few years. Her website,, is currently overloaded with people who want to see what k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Explaining the Success of Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Which Has Sold More Copies Than 50 Cent's Before I Self-Destruct and That Joanna Newsom Record Combined

    ​A small shift at the top of the charts this week -- snoozy country act Lady Antebellum retakes the top spot, with Need You Now selling 126,000 copies to the smoky Sade album Soldier Of Love's 79,000 -- is followed by a slew of debuts from artists of varying notoriety. Polarizing American Idol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Jay-Z Gave Press Conference, Helped Break Ground at Brooklyn's Barclays Center Today

    At the press conference. Photo by Elliott Wilson.​Bowing out of one big municipal project one day, and breaking ground on another the next: can't knock Jay-Z's political hustle. Brooklyn's most famous son was on hand to both shovel dirt for the future Nets arena in Atlantic Yards and to join M ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 23, 2010
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    February 9, 2010
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    January 12, 2010
  • Columns

    December 8, 2009

    Queer as Folk Star Goes Lesbian!

    Plus, which Tiger Woods mistress is trailer-ier?

  • Voice Choices

    July 22, 2009


    Paying tribute to the actor John Cazale

  • Voice Choices

    June 3, 2009


    Catch The Sting at Bryant Park

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Lance Armstrong: The Straight Dope

    What a strange reunion is taking place for three cycling legends this weekend in California:  --Lance Armstrong, the 7-time Tour de France winner who is staging a comeback at 37 in part to prove that he's a clean rider and no doper, despite a controversial 2005 report claiming that he'd used th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Girls, Girls, Girls: Are We Done With The Sex Scandals Yet?

    Has it gotten to the point with all these sex scandals that we just can't imagine the news without them? Last Monday, with front pages on Hillary Clinton and New York's noisiest neighborhoods seems like ages ago. But are we starting to get a case of sex-scandal fatigue? If you looked at the front pa ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 13, 2007

    Anchors a-Gay

    Straight talk from CNN's Roberts about his molester—but not a word about his boyfriend

  • Film

    February 13, 2007
  • Film

    September 26, 2006

    Bait and Switch

    Martin Scorsese, hero of the Hong Kong New Wave, returns the compliment

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2005

    Freddy Gets Bubba Power

    Not a bad day for Freddy Ferrer: The Times and Daily News both suggest that Mayor Bloomberg is following your lead on affordable housing, City Hall has to explain why the unemployment rate rose, the sun is shining, and Bill Clinton joins you for a walk down Charlotte Street in your home borough. Who ... More >>

  • Film

    November 30, 2004

    The Flirty Dozen

    We know what they did last summer: Paid vacation makes for surprisingly snazzy sequel

  • Theater

    October 19, 2004

    Power of Abuse

    A cardinal's Sin: Is he the Church corporeal, or just a cog in a corporate bureaucracy?

  • News

    July 27, 2004

    Shovin' It

    Democrats and hardballing pundits, pleasantly embedded in the economic elite

  • News

    July 20, 2004

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Senator Hillary becomes a 9-11 hero, centrist chameleon, and Iraq hawk

  • News

    May 25, 2004

    The Second Coming

    McCain as Kerry's no. 2? Don't be shocked if Bush tries to snatch him.

  • News

    April 20, 2004

    John Kerry Must Go

    Note to Democrats: it's not too late to draft someone—anyone—else

  • News

    January 20, 2004

    Bush's Shell Game

    Dennis, Al Called It on WMD; Other Demos Bombed

  • News

    September 16, 2003

    Let George Undo It

    Bush's Big Tent Has Some Tears—Even on the Right Side

  • News

    July 15, 2003

    Union of Lost Souls

    Leading Democrats Go AWOL on Overtime Vote

  • News

    June 18, 2002

    Rocking the Bishops

    The Spirit Moves at the Catholic Conference

  • NYC Life

    April 2, 2002

    Unholy Alliances

    Pederast Priests Have Put the Catholic Church in the Spotlight

  • News

    February 26, 2002
  • News

    March 20, 2001

    'Puffy Betrayed Me'

    Shyne’s Heartbreak:

  • News

    May 30, 2000

    The Archbishop's Tale

    Egan’s Bridgeport Record Offers Little Hope to Catholic Progressives 

  • News

    September 14, 1999

    The Big Fix

    Corruption In DC 37, Part Two: How the Union's Bosses Rule By Fraud and Intimidation

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