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    March 20, 2014

    Freddie Gibbs and Madlib Have Already Made the Rap Album Of The Year

    Earlier this week, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib conspired to release the rap album of the year. Titled Pinata (or Cocaine Pinata to give the project its full and un-chain-store-friendly moniker), it's a 17-track listen that's shot through with the steely feel of a future classic. It's also a project tha ... More >>

  • Film

    October 3, 2012
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    August 22, 2012

    Fear and Loathing in Tampa

    From cash-hungry strippers to protesters dressed as vaginas, your gonzo guide to the Republican National Convention

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    "Vaseline Bandit" Arrested. New York Media Responds With Collection Of Lame Puns (Sigh)

    [Insert lame pun about Vaseline being slippery and a guy who used the substance to break into apartments here].That's what multiple media outlets in New York City did today when police announced that the "Vaseline Bandit," a.k.a. 40-year-old Luis Gonzalez, has been arrested and booked on charges tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    "Vaseline Bandit" Suspect Identified, On the Loose -- Now Let's Catch This Creep!

    ‚ÄčOn Tuesday, we told you about the "Vaseline Bandit," a burglary suspect linked to at least 14 break ins in Manhattan over the last six months. How was he linked to these burglaries, you ask? Well, in each case, he was dumb enough to leave a calling card -- dude would put Vaseline over the peephol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Let's Catch This Creep: Vaseline Bandit Apparently Never Saw Home Alone

    ‚ÄčThe New York Police Department needs your help in tracking down a man authorities say is responsible for at least 14 burglaries in Manhattan over the past six months.Like an idiot, the suspect left a calling card -- in each burglary, he rubbed Vaseline over the peephole of the apartment door.The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Sex With Snakes And Other Black Party Debauching Documented In Sizzling Book

    Noted publicist/writer R. Couri Hay has gone to a Black Party or two in his time, and he's written a novel called Secret Lives, which culminates with a stop at the 1981 installment of the annual gay debauch (which is coming up this Saturday). Here's some of his sparkling prose:

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Jimmy Castor, R.I.P.

    Jimmy Castor was a smart aleck; a wise guy; a clean shit-talker with so much joie de vivre you had to laugh even when his truth-telling smacked you upside the head. So when he died this past Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 71 near his home outside of Las Vegas, far away from the streets of Harlem he o ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2012

    New Music Resolutions for 2012

    Time to change up this rut we're in, music lovers

  • Film

    November 23, 2011
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    July 12, 2011

    Texting While Driving Is Now a $150 Fine in New York

    ​Can we just say it, all together? If you're driving, you should not be...drinking; texting; sexting; eating; putting on makeup; reaching around to slap someone in the backseat, even if they really are getting on your last nerve; applying Vaseline to a watermelon; wishing your hard-of-hearing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2009

    Anti-Scientology Anons Defend Pube Warrior

    Anons sings "The Ballad of Agent Pubeit" at anti-Scientology demo Inside the protest pen stationed across the street from the Church of Scientology on West 46th Street, a group of protesters huddled. "I was a donor," one Anon laughed, as he explained the travails of concealing the act of snipping p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Wise Beard Man to Anonymous: Don't be a Dope

    Yesterday, after putting up our first response to the idiotic Anonymous prankster who was arrested after slathering himself with vaseline and pubic hair clippings and rubbing himself on items at the Scientology building on W. 46th Street, we received this response from our old friend Mark Bunker, al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Bones' Beat: Cindy Sherman at Metro Pictures

    This week Bones, intrepid art-world raconteur, completes his Chelsea quadrilogy at Metro Pictures, where Cindy Sherman dazzles once more... Cindy Sherman is radiant in the spotlight at present: 360 degrees diamantine. All eyes have turned into magpies' for her latest at Metro Pictures, while at S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    Oscar Mania Strikes! Let's Regroup and Discuss

    I live for the gay Super Bowl known as the Oscars and always go against the popular waves of feeling in my reaction to everything on the telecast. When the media was crucifying Cher, Bjork, and Geena Davis for supposed fashion crimes, I was raving about how adorable they looked while searching aroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    Blind Item Comedy Payola Shocker: Graft Isn't Funny

    Jesus would donate to the AIDS charity For six whole weeks, a local comedy group has sent me (and I presume other press people) a getting-to-know-you gift every single day in hopes of grubbing some media notice. I'm talking 30 freakin' gifts! That's more than Christina Crawford had to give to child ... More >>