Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Earlier today, news broke that Kim Dotcom, the larger-than-life Megaupload founder known for his love of sportscars and supermodels, won a key victory in the case against him.
A judge just ruled that prosecutors had to turn over docs with evidence against him so he could defend himself against ext ... More >>
If you go to the "Cypress Hills Weed and Seed Job Fair" in Brooklyn tomorrow and expect to come away with a sweet gig farming marijuana, you will be extremely disappointed.We got an email this afternoon from the United States Attorney's Office alerting us to the aforementioned job fair. Normally, em ... More >>
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have charged two men with conspiracy to assassinate Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, in what they allege is an Iranian government-backed plot. The U.S. Department of Justice charged Manssor Arbabsiar and Gholam Shakuri with co ... More >>
Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement today explaining that President Obama will no longer "defend the constitutionality" of the part of the Defense of Marriage Act that bans gay marriages. There are two suits currently filed in the Second Circuit court challenging the law, which ... More >>
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The outrageous behavior of Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal directed at WikiLeaks represents a much greater threat to America than any of the alleged security breaches from Julian Assange.
These companies moved to cut off WikiLeaks' ability to collect donations and dist ... More >>
New York City, Nassau, and Westchester Counties have refused to participate in a state pilot program to test out optical scan voting machines.
While the rest of the country continues to adopt electronic voting machines -- even though they've been
Voters in New York's 20th District, like everyone else, have to pay taxes today, but they won't get representation for several weeks at least. They're still counting the ballots in the NY-20 Congressional special election and so far it's looking good for Democrat Scott Murphy, up 168 votes at last t ... More >>
After losing their federal lawsuit challenging the City Council's right to overturn term limits for Mayor Bloomberg, advocates are turning to the federal government.
Last month veteran civil rights attorney (and current candidate for public advocate) Norman Siegel, along with the corporate law fir ... More >>
While congress is set to sit in judgment of President Clinton, many of its members have their own indiscretions to deal with. Lucky for them Ken Starr isn't investigating them and the notoriously lax ethics committee is.