Texas Republican and former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay -- a/k/a, "The Hammer" -- has been sentenced to three years in prison for conspiring to launder $190,000 in corporate money into a political campaign fund that would have gone to a number of Texas Republicans vying for spots in the s ... More >>
Decades ago, when I was new to the pages of the Voice and when my work actually appeared on pages, I was visited at the office by state investigators.
They had in their hands a campaign filing by Al Vann, then a young and ballsy assemblyman from the heart of Bed Stuy. I was astoni ... More >>
It's lovely to go on TV and rag on someone besides Carrie Prejean for a change. So last night, I appeared on Countdown With Keith Olbermann to discuss the wacky hype behind Sarah Palin's lucrative public appearances--the ones she stepped down from her silly little gubernatorial post to cash in on ... More >>
ABC's Good Morning America has increased its credibility by hiring comedian Steve Harvey to dispense relationship advice. Since achieving national attention as an expert dispenser of swear words and homey anecdotes in the movie The Original Kings of Comedy, Harvey has become a cuddly sitcom a ... More >>