Tom Kelly

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    We Made Eagulls Get Drunken Tattoos

    Like all ridiculous things, the story starts with Twitter. Shira Knishkowy, publicist at Partisan Records, asked if anyone wanted to give her and Leeds, England, band Eagulls tattoos; they wanted something stupid and permanent. A friend recommended me, and I obliged. I've never actually given a ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2005


    For the first time in a quarter century, New York City transit workers walked off the job early this morning after their union rejected a final contract proposal from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. "Transit workers are tired of being underappreciated and disrespected," said a grim Roger ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2005

    Transit Countdown

    All the holiday buntings, Christmas wreaths, and ringing Santa Claus bells up and down East 42nd Street this evening weren't enough to cheer up the grim negotiators who are trying to work out a new contract for 34,000 transit workers tonight. At 4 P.M. Thursday - with just eight hours to go until th ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2003

    The Man Who Would Be Kings

    Wannabe 'Brooklyn Nets' Owner Ratner Already Is a Man for All Subsidies

  • News

    April 1, 2003

    Bush's Voice of America

    Pro-War Media Conglomerate Tries to Take Over New York

  • News

    December 24, 2002

    The Double Standard

    While Unions Are Scrutinized, MTA Bigs Get Free Ride

  • Music

    June 22, 1999
  • News

    January 5, 1999