• Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Shoplifter Ripped Off Brooklyn 7-Eleven. So Employees Ripped Off His Pants *VIDEO*

    When you work at a convenience store in Brooklyn, you have to learn to pick your battles. For example, candy bars are going to get stolen every once in a while. When this happens, you can do one of two things: ignore it and take the loss, or drag the shoplifter back into the building kicking and scr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Glee Creator Dated The Football Team

    That's one of the many enticing revelations in tonight's Inside The Actors Studio with the Glee cast revealing their thesping tips, along with creator Ryan Murphy spilling the gay beans from his childhood. Says Murphy: "My mother worked, so I was pretty much raised by my grandmother. She was just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2011

    Persistent Thieves Steal Vaporizers From St. Mark's Head Shop

    The above surveillance tape from Smoking Tattoos on St. Mark's shows the theft of four vaporizers after repeated visits to the store by a group of young people. The Local Blog over at the Times obtained the footage, in which you can clearly see the group milling about and plotting their theft. Why c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Shoplifters Cannot Resist Axe Body Spray

    Today Adweek has a helpful and revealing list of the items people steal from retailers the most. Apparently, we're a criminal lot, with one in 11 people stealing something he or she didn't pay for -- and 70 percent of shoplifters (most of whom are adults who also have jobs) saying they didn't plan ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 20, 2011


    Lindsay’s mother better not sue!

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Shoplifters at Williamsburg Grocery Store Face Public Shaming

    Shoplifting pics at Khim's. (via Brooklyn Paper)​Lots of people don't think twice about stealing a drink or a pack of gum from the local deli. Not so for customers of Khim's Millennium Market, who face the prospect of having their image marked thief and posted on the front of the store. Sounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Street Vendors Still Scared of Rudy Giuliani: "You Don't Mess With His Little Girl"

    ​In the aftermath of the Caroline Giuliani shoplifting incident, what has surprised us hasn't been the fact that she shoplifted (seems like a clear case of Winona Ryder Syndrome, paired with an array of "Getting Back at Daddy" issues, not that we're therapists or anything).

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Staten Island D.A. Tries Shame to Stop Christmas Shoplifters, Again

    ​Last Christmas season, Staten Island D.A. Daniel Donovan cracked down on shoplifting at the Staten Island Mall by putting pictures of offenders in an attractive video display. This year he's doing it again. You can see the video at the D.A.'s web site, complete with 1980s movie theater trai ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 8, 2009


    Is Tao Lin a hipster Robin Hood?

  • Voice Choices

    December 10, 2008


    A double feature of unsung gems

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    One More Reason Not to Shop at Wal-Mart

    Of course you're not shopping at all right now, no one is, but if you were it shouldn't be at Wal-Mart, where death has been stalking the grim aisles this holiday season -- and not just when crowds notoriously trampled a man to death on Black Friday (which is called that because it's the day retaile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Staten Island Expects Shame to Deter Shoplifters, For Some Reason

    According to AP, Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan thinks shoplifters are as sensitive to public scolding as Catholic schoolboys of the 1950s, and has put portraits of shoplifters on video displays at the Staten Island Mall, with the legend, "Shoplift in this mall and you could have your f ... More >>