What do a man under federal investigation, a Happy Meal hater, an arrested protester, a flip-flopping stop-and-frisker, and a serial sexter have in common? They're all front runners to becoming New York City mayor. With a cast like this in the polls, we had to have some In The Spirit fun. We asked t ... More >>
Yesterday activists protested Reebok's flagship store to put pressure on the company to cut its ties with rapper Rick Ross, who recently ... well you already know this story. Whether or not the more than 71,000 signatures collected to get Ross fired will work remains to be seen, but Big Corporations ... More >>
Squeeze / The B-52's NYCB Theater at Westbury Sunday, July 15 Better than: Writing in a diary. Last night the British pop band Squeeze took the slowly rotating stage at Long Island's NYCB Theater at Westbury (a.k.a. Westbury Music Fair) to their debut single "Take Me I'm Yours," a grand proclamat ... More >>
The hated revenge-porn profiteer says he wants to teach a lesson with his web site. How long before the 26-year-old learns one himself?
Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Method Man rapped about Sour Patch Kids as CGI candy ran around causing havoc in a nicely appointed kitchen? Of course you haven't, but, for some reason, it's happened anyway in a new spot labeled "World Gone Sour (The Lost Kids)." Let's take a look ... More >>
Radiolab's Jad Abumrad and his parabolic lens.WNYC's Radiolab has developed a serious following -- it currently ranks third in iTunes podcast downloads behind This American Life and Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!. Its success is thanks to its mesmerizing sound design, and storytelling that teas ... More >>
Kaeng zom sour curry, featuring shrimp or freshwater fish, is one dish that Pam Real Thai does particularly well. Yes there really is a Pam, and nine years ago she started a restaurant in Hell's Kitchen called Pam Real Thai Food that quickly rose to be one of the best Thais in Manhattan, whi ... More >>
Say hello to the white (but not white-trash) rapper du jour