For the current news cycle, at least, it appears that America's got us a 2016 Republican presidential nominee, and his name rhymes with Tris Fristie. Just ask New York Times scribes Kate Zernike and Jonathan Martin, who shaped "Chris Christie Coasts to 2nd Term as Governor of New Jersey" around the ... More >>
A virulent new strain of local TV news emerged in New Jersey last week; it's called Chasing New Jersey, and it is both awesome and terrible. It's like TMZ, but set in New Jersey instead of Hollywood, and, in this production, the character of Harvey Levin is played by failed Congressional candidate ... More >>
Trenton Mayor Tony "Honey Fitz" Mack has been formally indicted on charges that he solicited bribes in exchange for a city-funded contract to build a parking garage. Also indicted today was Mack's sex-offender buddy Joseph Giorgianni, who "ate his way out of jail" after getting convicted of perving ... More >>
Trenton Mayor Tony "Honey Fitz" Mack currently is in federal custody after authorities say he solicited bribes in exchange for a city-funded contract to build a parking garage. Also arrested this morning was Mack's sex-offender buddy Joseph Giorgianni, who "ate his way out of jail" after getting con ... More >>
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was arrested this morning after authorities say he solicited bribes in exchange for a city-funded contract to build a parking garage. We've read the entire 31-page indictment -- and it's hilarious.With a bevy of aliases like "The Fat Man," "The Little Guy," "Honey Fitz," and ... More >>
Stop us if you've heard this one before, but a Catholic priest is accused of sexual misconduct. In what can be seen as a slight change of pace for the church, only one of the alleged victims is a child.Authorities in New Jersey arrested 64-year-old Father Velanmarukudiyil J. Christudas -- known to h ... More >>
Who knew this was possible? As New Jersey's Assembly just passed a marriage equality bill 41-33, this week is turning out even gayer for marriage than last week was. A couple days ago, in the happier half of A Tale Of Two Governor Chrises, Gov. Chris Gregoire signed marriage equality into law for ... More >>
They're responsible for airport security but contractors still make poverty wages
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch
The economy sucks, and so do President Obama's poll numbers. Yet many smart people think Obama's got a chance at reelection next year. Why? Because he gets to run against the nominee of the Republican Party, which seems hellbent on throwing the election. In the GOP's latest slapstick routine, put ... More >>
A pizzeria in Trenton, New Jersey, is claiming that it, and not Lombardi's in Manhattan, is the oldest in the country. [Diner's Journal] Everything you need to know about hosting your very first clam bake, courtesy of Mark Bittman. [T Magazine] More on the forthcoming food-truck food court ... More >>
Just when you think things can't get any worse for the Mets, you think they can get worse. As Bill Madden points out in today's Daily News, the Mets don't have much to look forward to in the free agent market this winter "when the two biggest sluggers coming to the market, Albert Pujols an ... More >>
Last weekend rallies were held in all 50 states in support of the teachers' union in Wisconsin. And at the Wisconsin state capitol, at least 70,000 people came out on Saturday to protest Governor Walker's attempt to break the union. Sounds like a big deal, right? Hundreds of thousands of people tur ... More >>
Eliza Clark welcomes you to fast food with a side of torture
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New York City's film and television production has an epicenter of Weird. It isn't on some obscure public access channel, or even the guy who does the cooking tips for NY1. No, it's Hoda and Kathy Lee, who host the fourth hour of NBC's Today. They are typically drunk and generally absurd, lik ... More >>
The Newark dog at St. Anselm is really a pair of dogs jammed in "pizza bread." St. Anselm, the younger sibling of across-the-street Fette Sau and next-door Spuyten Duyvil, has been having a soft opening lately, prior to getting its liquor license.
Will these morons get gay marriage before we do?Marriage equality activists in New Jersey are hoping to get hundreds of protesters to rally in Trenton today, even though it is 20 degrees out and the first work day after the holidays. Regardless, their hopes for getting a marriage equality bil ... More >>
Well, it's closer than Trenton, so we guess we should mention that Princeton went into lockdown for a while this morning because it looked like one of those nut-on-campus-with-gun things was happening. But it turned out to be one of those nut-on-campus-with-toy-gun things instead. Police and securit ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. The Story of the United States Author: Elbridge S. Brooks Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company, Bosto ... More >>
A wing and a prayer
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Bush becomes commander in chief of Congress. The junior senator from New York objects.
Animal rights activists move beyond fur and the circus
Reporter Joseph Mitchell's fiction finally emerges in book form. Pass the cod bladders!
Lusting after neighboring Pennsylvania, he gives the freedom speech
Ready to serve?
Outsourcing and the sad little movement to stop it
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A Pot of Gold at the End of His Rainbow Jumper
Fear Seeps Into the Cracks of a Block in Queens
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Who Loves a Parade?
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Princetonians go postal over '30s mural
MTV Rides a Downtown Train
Hopes, Fears, and Prison Building In an Upstate New York Town
Black Activists Say O. J. Simpson's Lawyer Is on a Quest To Hijack the New York Civil rights Movement
Fear & Loathing on the New Jersey Turnpike