As the New York Times faces budget cutbacks and new digital media threats, talks of an enormous buyout have risen a good deal in media circles. And rumor has it that the Donald has been recently hosting meetings on ways to become its new owner. It's safe to say that the Sulzberger family would never ... More >>
As his chances seem to slide like a pig on a water flume, Newt Gingrich has nabbed a major, game-changing backer, according to insider speculation:
That all-important political force, Donald Trump.
And here's what the kids at the bitchy datalounge.com have to say about that possibility:
Mötley Crüe w/Poison, New York Dolls
Wednesday, July 20
Better than: Attending an 18-year high school reunion with a cash bar, albeit one mitigated by the DJ having a music library nearly identical to yours back in the day.
An extremely partial list of pop-cultural event ... More >>
NYC's annual three-day Blip Festival, which starts tonight, is the world's most important celebration of "chiptune" music, wherein gamers-turned-composers write songs using their favorite ancient video game consoles. Wanna see how the sausage gets made? Let's take a look at the consoles that ... More >>
Historian Douglas Brinkley said on CNN that NBC should take a dump on Trump--I mean dump Donald Trump.
According to the linked writeup:
"Brinkley pinned the blame for the reemergence of birtherism on NBC Entertainment for giving real estate mogul Donald Trump a primetime platform.
"Brinkl ... More >>
Donald Trump's politics woos some Latinos
Donald Trump's flirtation with politics has generated a wide variety of reactions in the Latino community, according to the Spanish-language daily. Some are seriously considering the Miss Universe magnate's bid for presidency, while others think tha ... More >>
Donald Trump has been being ever so coy about a possible run for president in 2012. He's hyping the will-he/won't-he tension just like a natural-born salesman with a reality TV show, which we suppose he is. He's been on the morning shows, he's made the ridiculous public statements about the l ... More >>
Cathie Black, Mayor Bloomberg's Schools Chancellor appointee that nobody likes, is getting less popular with each passing day -- so unpopular, in fact, that she was given a big "thumbs down" by the panel chosen to evaluate her. Several groups, including city councilmen, state assemblymen, par ... More >>
New York City: The Best in the World, no doubt. And every year, the Village Voice is as close to the eye of the swirling chaos that it is, and every year, we take one step back to say: this is the best shit in the best city in the world. Normally, 2010 would be no different, but this year, gu ... More >>
Brace yourselves. New York real estate mogul/resident and shameless attention whore Donald Trump has announced (yet again) that he's "absolutely thinking" about throwing his comb-over into the ring and running for office in 2012.
Mahsa Saeidi-Azcuy, a 29-year-old assistant district attorney in Brooklyn who's currently on The Apprentice, has resigned from her legal gig to focus on, we guess, being the best apprentice she can be. Or on being a star. Which is happening!!! Apparently, jurors had started to recognize her, ... More >>
"What's it like working for me?," says Sean Combs in the trailer for tonight's season premiere of the mind-boggling I Want To Work For Diddy 2. "It's a little like working working in Hell." So what we have here is the group photo of all the aspiring contestants for VH1's hip-hop ripoff of ... More >>
Much to our relief, it is very hard for public figures to win defamation suits against journalists, though that didn't stop Donald Trump from trying one against Times reporter Timothy O'Brien for estimating Trump's wealth lower than Trump himself has publicized. The alleged lowball -- between $150 m ... More >>
Anyone wondering about the real source of Donald Trump's venom
for newly-minted lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch might
want to take a peek in the city's back pages.
Trump's blast at Ravitch made state-wide news Monday when
he gave New York Post political editor Fred Dicker a copy of his two- ... More >>