One way to get a really nice apartment is to be a fictional character. They seem to live way better than we do, even when they don't make any more money than we do. Publicist Ronn Torossian has noticed this amusing disparity, so he writes: Watching the season five premier of Mad Men, I felt compe ... More >>
Following a weekend of service changes on the G train that, again, kept many from going anywhere (let alone to that foreign place called Manhattan), another issue came to our attention: Cabbies aren't going to Brooklyn anymore, either.
Gawker says the media "seems to be pining for the crime-fueled depravity of New York in the 1970's and 80's. It was so gritty and exciting." Then it tosses some videos of gritty, exciting films about New York when it was "dangerous, scary and cool." The italics, in case you missed it, are ironical. ... More >>
Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).
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