Jeff Koons' monuments to vapidity are now on display at the Whitney.
Here's a fun fact: if you're wealthy enough -- we mean really, really rich -- your divorce proceedings can literally last forever. That's the lesson we can all take away from the unhappy tale of hedge fund behemoth Steve Cohen, who runs the enormously lucrative, highly secretive S.A.C. Capital Advis ... More >>
Last weekend brought fresh news for art world titan Larry Gagosian, all of it terrible. Not only have rumors of a planned May Jeff Koons' exhibition at rival David Zwirner gallery turned out to be true, but two of Gagosian's major artists have decamped from the famous powerhouse gallery at a time wh ... More >>
Long, bitter experience -- and long, bitter comments at this blog -- have taught us that if there's anything conservatives hate more than Big Gummint and homosexuals, it's someone making fun of them. The outrage that Boss Tweed expressed over "them damned pictures" of himself drawn by Thomas Nast is ... More >>
Remember the dancing Brazilian baby, with his exceptional moves and unprecedented verve? Well, this video of Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen white-man's-overbiting-it in a rap line at a campaign event is pretty much as opposite you can get from that. Sometimes you see things, and you just have to ... More >>
It's true. In the event that you've ever wanted to know what the House of Representatives do all day, now you can: Sit around and talk about Big Star's singer-songwriter Alex Chilton. Kinda like us, actually.
With apologies to our own Rob Trucks, you ain't gettin' more surreal in terms of Alex Chilton tributes today than the above brief speech from Steve Cohen -- make that Congressman Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee. He quotes from "The Letter" and everything. Very sweet, very bizarre. But of course he's not ... More >>
Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.
Color and power collide in a historically black district
Think Hillary Clinton has a friend in 'Commander in Chief'? You betcha.