Special Olympics International

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Another Sign of Restaurant Recovery: New Hires; Is Your Favorite Farmers Market Vendor Really a Farmer?

    ​A brief history of the term "tweezer food," as most recently used by Josh Ozersky in his takedown of Sam Sifton's praising review of Sho Shaun Hergatt. [NY Times] In some farmers markets, the farmers have been replaced: the goods are actually sold by resellers, who buy up produce from farmer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Rightbloggers Use Their Imagination on Obama-Leno, Protests, Etc.

    The AIG hearings in Washington last week offered a target-rich environment for outrage, and rightbloggers took their shots at congressional Democrats and President Obama for exploiting the situation politically. Don Surber issued a call to "Quit Scapegoating AIG" for the bonuses of which Obama and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Expectedly, Obama Kills on Leno

    "In Washington, it's a little like American Idol except everyone's Simon Cowell" is pretty good. So's the Special Olympics joke, which his opponents would probably praise as "politically incorrect" if it were being delivered by, say, Mel Gibson. So fuck those PC dorks. Obama explains his socialist a ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2005
  • Music

    November 15, 2005

    Turkey Shoot 2005

    Fifteen courses you'll be better off skipping at this year's musical overfeed

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2005

    Diagnosing Gifford

    The hope faded early for Gifford Miller last night. The optimistic talk of relatively good turnout on the Upper West and Upper East sides and low turnout elsewhere benefiting the speaker couldn't match the big numbers on the giant TV screens at Crobar. Even Tim, the intrepid Miller supporter—wh ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    April 26, 2005

    No-Pain Gain

    Urban sports for low-energy athletes

  • Columns

    December 5, 2000
  • News

    October 31, 2000

    Runner With a Cause

    Japan's Michael Jordan Takes On the NYC Marathon

  • Film

    March 2, 1999