Can marketing counterfeit versions of Sponge Bob Square Pants (actual cartoon at right) and Dora the Explorer filled with lead, other dangerous chemicals and choking hazards to children make you rich?
Yes, boys and girls, it sure can.
The feds reported today they seized a Porsche and a Lexus, alon ... More >>
This month, to celebrate the Internet's unbridled love for wallowing in nostalgia and even greater relishing of talking about why certain cultural artifacts are horrible, Sound of the City presents First Worsts, a series in which our writers remember the first time... they ever hated a song enough t ... More >>
Thursday, December 29
Better than: A Republican debate.
Chris Webby has "203" inked across his right side, a gothic "Connecticut" burned into the skin beneath his neck. There are the scattered images of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mario Brothers and Transformers a ... More >>
New York City. If it's not the raccoons, it's the coyotes, geese, sewer gators, rats, bedbugs, or the dangerous fornicating opossums. The New York Post reveals that city officials decided to try to fuck with biology by introducing the rat-tailed marsupials into Brooklyn a few years ago to r ... More >>
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had no trouble defeating this new batch of super-villains
So Brooklyn electro-jam-band Yeasayer's new record, Odd Blood, is out this week. Here are some thoughts on it. They seem like lovely people. The whole press-photo thing, though, seems to give them trou ... More >>
President Obama came down on the credit card companies. They're still trying to hang the socialist and elitist raps on him, but they don't seem to be sticking.
Mayor Bloomberg got mad as hell about the MTA fare hike -- but didn't bother to tell his friends in Albany. His "Puppets for Educational ... More >>
One of the less-publicized (until now!) features of the Tribeca Film Festival is its outdoor screening of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie tonight at 6:30 at the World Financial Center Plaza, which its publicists hope to make "a world record-breaking event for most people assembled ... More >>