Our first taste of winter weather today does not mean your social life must go into hibernation mode. We've got a few things lined up this week that will definitely keep your wallet full and your blood pumping.
This weekend the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival once again descends upon the northwest corner of Williamsburg for the sixth year running, and it's expanding from two nights to four for Veteran's Day, including a pre-party Thursday at Output. This year's lineup promises another eclectic mix of es ... More >>
The ideologically fluid Mitt Romney surprised a lot of people this weekend by choosing as his Vice-Presidential running mate Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a hardcore conservative best known for frightening off independent voters. Democrats portrayed the choice as a gift. So did rightbloggers, often for ... More >>
This Saturday, the NYPD and FDNY are occupying (ha!) Madison Square Garden for a good cause. The NYPD Fighting Finest will fight the FDNY Bravest in the Battle of the Badges, a boxing match for charity. The boxing match is happening just a week after Veterans Day and benefits former soldiers. ... More >>
Mind further blown.Today in mind-blowing but otherwise completely immaterial news (we think): Today is 11/11/11. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see all those ones together in one date! Also! When your clock turns 11:11:11 it will be particularly moving, especially when you realize ... More >>
darrenlynnbousman.comPalindrome time!Right now it's 11:11 and 11 seconds on November 11! This perfect palindrome of a date is a super rare occurrence, and making it even more awesome of a day is that it's also the holiest day EVER for the Corduroy Appreciation Club (it's also Veterans Day an ... More >>
Esquire's Tom Junod has a home run of a profile entitled "Why Does Roger Ailes Hate America?" in the new issue, available online now in full, picking the brain of the country's most powerful television executive. Or is it most powerful period? Though, let it be known, Ailes' insecurity persis ... More >>
Judging by a recent tweet, it would appear that Dan Choi is speaking to Harry Reid's office again, despite the fallout they may have had over certain comments he made about the Majority Leader in certain publications. As the 111th Congress convenes today for possibly the last time, Choi twee ... More >>
Happy Columbus Day, if you choose to believe it's happy. If you do, and you're not working, you may want to check out the parade, which heads up Fifth Avenue from 47th to 72nd Streets, beginning at 11:30. New York gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino are both expected to sh ... More >>
We were shocked to discover that Coyote Ugly -- that nice little drunkards' warren on First Avenue -- was part of a national empire of saloons, mostly in the south (the shot here is of the Coyote Ugly in Austin, where we thought girls danced on the bar without the encouragement of marketing e ... More >>
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