The earth is about to be recycled and only those who hate this world strongly enough will pass on to the Next Level. Or so Marshall Applewhite and his 38 Heaven's Gate followers believed when they attempted to hitch a ride on a spaceship they believed was trailing the Hale-Bopp comet. Dressed in an ... More >>
Last week's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (aka the ACA, aka Obamacare, aka TreasonHitlerStalin) caught nearly everyone by surprise.
Among rightbloggers, most of whom had filled balloons and strung festive banners for a big post-overturn victory party, the scenes of shock and ho ... More >>
Howard Gilman Opera House
Friday, April 20
Better than: Celebrating "4/20."
Questlove's "Shuffle Culture" eventat which ten or so musical acts performed a handful of songs each, but never more than one at a time, as if the set list itself were on shufflewas at once st ... More >>
by Kathy Iandoli
Amy Winehouse (Lioness: Hidden Treasures listening session)
Quad Recording Studios
Wednesday, November 16
Better than: Thinking Back to Black was Amy's final opus.
Amy Winehouse's career was punctuated with demons that detracted from her music, while simultaneously contri ... More >>
Hugo Douster is all over the place, in terms of both the French DJ's schedule (which in the last week has taken him through Norway, Switzerland, France, and tonight Brooklyn, where he'll kick off his North American tour) and his sound. The traveling helps, as the producer's influences vary fr ... More >>
As long speculated, Julian Assange's WikiLeaks will release classified documents from Bank of America, in a break from harassing international governments. The confirmation of the target comes via John Carney's NetNet blog at CNBC.com, where he sources an anonymous "person who has close conta ... More >>
The confusion about what charges exactly have lead to the extradition hearings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange reached a fever pitch this week with Michael Moore and Keith Olbermann both coming under fire for perpetuating the much bandied about myth that only a "broken condom" is res ... More >>
Today Facebook prepares to roll out a whole new wave of privacy settings which they're pretty much not telling anyone about, for now -- specifics are to be discussed on the Facebook blog, if and when the Facebook dictators see fit.
Fashion Week wraps up today, and sadly bids adieu to its Bryant Park home of nearly 17 years. We took a camera out earlier this week to interrogate the show goers and sidewalk spectators. Here's who we met.
Tom Mylan Yesterday, The Meat Hook opened, and we ran an interview with butcher Tom Mylan about the meats he's selling there, the tribulations of being called a "rock star butcher," and why butchering isn't as cool as you think it is.
Read on to check out the second half of the interview, i ... More >>