Better Than: Watching The Departed on loop while shooting Jameson in your apartment on St. Patrick's Day.
It might as well have been at a sporting event. Chants of "let's go Murphys [clap clap clap clap clap]" and waves of amped attendees in black and gold jerseys egging each other on and fighting ... More >>
At about 7:45 p.m. on Friday, I was arrested.My crime was not as glamorous as I would have hoped -- there was no police chase, no explosions, and no hostages were taken. Like an idiot, I forgot (read: declined) to pay a ticket I received in early March for allegedly not wearing my seat belt -- empha ... More >>
via @NYCMayorsOfficeThough much of the real-life drama in the city this past week was worth of a couple Law & Order episodes, the mayor's office brought our attention to on-screen travails. Not only was there the Thursday Gossip Girl hoopla (xoxo, Mayor Mike), but on Tuesday the film Extremel ... More >>
via TPM Crowds gather outside the Stonewall Inn.We're proud to be New Yorkers today after the state senate passed same-sex marriage last night! And so are the crowds who flooded the West Village to celebrate; revelers gathered outside the Stonewall Inn last night to mark the historic moment. Talk ... More >>
Free Whitey! (Just kidding.)After Osama bin Laden's death, James "Whitey" Bulger was the Most Wanted Man in America. Then after 16 years on the run, the mythological South Boston ex-con was caught yesterday in California. Jack Nicholson's character in The Departed was loosely based on Whitey, in the ... More >>
Half man, half machine, all statuePatrick Cassels wrote an impassioned plea to the city of Detroit in Slate, imploring them to seriously consider the plan to build a Robocop statue. He says that the public arts work is worthy, as it depicts "a character who represents triumph over this sad la ... More >>
WNYC, it isn't. Via NYT CityRoom, after two previous mistrials, white supremacist-nationalist internet radio host and blogger Harold "Hal" Turner -- who broadcasts from his home in North Bergen, New Jersey -- was convicted today of threatening to assault or kill not one, not two, but three fe ... More >>
Who ever thought that little Leonardo DiCaprio from Growing Pains would emerge as one of the most sought-after actors of his generation?
After showing enough quirk appeal to get an Oscar nomination with What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, he developed into heartthrob material, almost making us bel ... More >>
Can you name all the actors and actresses who have appeared in three or more Oscar winning Best Pictures?
Can you name any of them?
Better yet, can you do it without a google search?
I'll start you off with a couple of examples and I'll even name the films:
Jack Nicholson was in One Flew ... More >>