Together yesterday for the Police Athletic League's annual Christmas party in Harlem, and under the spell of the Jackson 5 classic, Public Advocate-elect Letitia James, Rep. Charles Rangel, and billionaire former mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis rhythmically moved their bodies. Matt Wanning captured the moment, which you can watch below. [ more › ]
Tehran University Sociology Professor Sadegh Zibakalam publicly challenged Head of the Judiciary Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani's recent remarks stating that Western countries' criticism of Iran's human rights record is in opposition to Islam. Show More Summary
TweetCf. NEMA Click to expand (I wonder which modeling agency CCSF used, if any.) (And, oh yes, Crisis, What Crisis?)
There's some Passion Fruit Frenzy in there, too. Apparently PepsiCo, which owns Doritos-maker Frito-Lay, isn't even thinking of stopping with its ultra-successful Doritos Locos Tacos at Taco Bell. Instead, the Associated Press reports,...Show More Summary
The Head of Iran’s Judiciary Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani, speaking about human rights earlier this week on Human Rights Day, said, “As I’ve said before, many of the issues raised on the pretext of human rights, including opposing the death penalty, are in fact in opposition to Islam, because qisas [retribution] is clearly stipulated in the [...]
The Cowfish, Charlotte's one-of-a-kind "sushi burger bar," has been one of the city's most popular restaurants since opening three years ago in SouthPark. Well, technically it's not one of a kind anymore after it expanded to Raleigh in April--garnering more than a hundred rave reviews on Yelp since then (see photos of the Raleigh location). Show More Summary
Sandra was at the very first Santa "Con". "There were about 80 of us, we met at Katz's Deli. It was 1999 I think. We all dressed up in Santa suits, it was originally an alternative, a "con" or parody on Christmas." It was a secret, clandestine, affair with only one goal... Show More Summary
A U of T student invents a machine that might become a new best friend for man's best friend. Misko Dzamba and his furry friend are onto something. Since last March, Dzamba, a masters student at the University of Toronto, and his dog, Atos, have been perfecting the PetBot. Show More Summary
What would you do with 12 tons of rock salt? Scratch that—what will you do with 12 tons of rock salt when you purchase it for the eminently reasonable price of $750? Will you season the world's largest steak? Will you dump it into the...Show More Summary
Here’s something you probably don’t know about me: I am on the autism spectrum. So, as you might imagine, when I was trawling the NME newsfeed, the headline “Susan Boyle reveals she has Asperger’s Syndrome” would certainly pique my interest. Show More Summary
The most amazing thing just happened. Look! Black rook in rainy weather. I thought of this, and said so aloud to the editorial department, and everyone went, silently, in their minds, "Would you shut up about Sylvia Plath already? Second time today." Bethany might have vocalized a response; I can't remember. Show More Summary
TweetOh man, it’s fresh. (Remember WebVan? I do. My roommates would get the craziest things delivered for free. Like rental DVD’s from Blockbuster. And then they’d send another van to pick up the DVD after you watched it. Crazy times. The only things left after the bankruptcy were the vans themselves and some Aeron chairs. [...]
Everything this week has been coming up pizza, thanks to anti-folk band The Pizza Underground, a group that changes all the lyrics of Velvet Underground and Lou Reed songs to pizza references. The group, which includes actor and noted pizza enthusiast Macaulay Culkin, is set to play a free show tomorrow at Baby's All Right in Williamsburg. Show More Summary
From this week's Loose Lips: Dayna Hanson's The Clay Duke, a kaleidoscopic reenactment of a real school board shooting, blew people's minds at On the Boards last weekend. Wade Madsen and Thomas Graves were outright eerie as the shooter (yes, two men playing one, often standing right next to each other). Show More Summary
On the occasion of Human Rights Day, the Head of Iran's Judiciary Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani told high-ranking Judiciary officials yesterday, "The Judiciary will not take notice of irrational words and lies and will resolutely continue its work, because we believe that the highest human rights values are recognized in Islam."
As hard as I try, I can't escape the brutal truth of my reality. It is winter. It is cold. And I hate it. My response to snowfall has always been one of contempt (unless it involved school closings, and then I was eternally grateful for the wet crap that covered the sidewalks). Show More Summary
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ENB's Christmas offering starts off sweet but ends up just plain nuts.
COLLINS VOTES FOR GABRIELLA MILLER KIDS FIRST RESEARCH ACT Northeast Georgia’s Congressman: “When you can make a difference, no matter how small, it still matters.” WASHINGTON, Dec 11 – Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) voted today for H.R. 2019, the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act. Named for a brave little girl who only weeks ago passed away [...]
Even the greatest of burglars need some pumping up to get the job done—you don't just wake up one morning and steal Whistler's Mother on a whim. One thief in Clinton Hill decided to get loose before doing a job by twerking for an obscenely long amount of time outside of her target's apartment building. Show More Summary