Another week, another carefully curated selection of Tumblr blogs for you to follow. This week’s lineup sees a mix of photography from the New York Times’ vast picture archive, bad advice for even worse people, scans of Keith Haring’s…...Show More Summary
Enjoying quality time together, Ashley Tisdale and Christopher French stepped out in New York City on Tuesday (December 3). The "High School Musical" babe and her fiance bundled up for the wintry weather as they walked hand-and-hand through the busy streets. Earlier this week, Miss Tisdale paid a visit to St. Show More Summary
Over at The New York Times, Brian Burke of Advanced NFL Stats and Kevin Quealy of NYT Graphics have joined forces to create the excellent NYT 4th Down Bot. Read more...
New York — Your thesaurus is inadequate. Your guide to idioms, insufficient. No single word or phrase can properly capture the sudden, inexplicable hideousness of the NBA’s Eastern Conference, so please do not bother trying. You will...Show More Summary
While an admittedly commercial enterprise, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is also a fairly innocuous one. Taking this into account, when I woke on Thanksgiving morning, the long-standing New York City event was the very last item...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — He's worked on the railroad for two decades, but engineer William Rockefeller's life may be defined by what he did in the seconds before his speeding commuter train flew off the tracks along a sharp bend.
She’s always a woman, and Billy Joel will always be performing at Madison Square Garden. According to the New York Times, the Piano Man announced that he will play a show a month at the “World’s Most Famous Arena Where Baby Godzillas Were Born in a Roland Emmerich Movie,” for “as long as fans want to hear him play.” At a news conference on Tuesday morning at which Mr.
Sony is looking to add a member -- at least one -- to its board of directors and is looking at various US-based media executives, the New York Post reports. Vocal investor Dan Loeb, who earlier this year pushed to parcel off a largeShow More Summary
Remember the speculation that Billy Joel might be announcing his retirement today in New York City? Turns out I was half right. Joel isn't quitting music, but seemingly is tired of all the touring, so …
An animal rights group filed a writ of habeas corpus for a chimpanzee named Tommy in Gloversville, New York. The Nonhuman Rights Project has been working on this legal strategy for years, sifting through decisions in all 50 states to find one that is strong on what is called common law, and one that recognizes […]
This afternoon, New York film critics gathered in a circle with a computer in the middle and one by one tweeted the winners of their annual awards. Last year, Zero Dark Thirty won best picture, back before people thought a movie featuring Chris Pratt was a political issue. This year, American Hustle won... More »
Though many Americans know him through his columns for The Atlantic and the New York Review of Books, Clive James inhabits a much larger, diverse role in British culture. This man of letters is a journalist, a cultural critic, a TV personality and an author of poems and novels. An Australian by birth, James has lived in England since 1961. Show More Summary
The New York Film Critics Circle has announced its award winners for the year’s film season! Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle) and Jared Leto (Dallas Buyer’s Club) were announced early on in the list of winners, which were revealed over the course of the day. Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) took home the Best Actress prize, while [...]
Billy Joel is definitely still rock 'n' roll to the Madison Square Garden Co. -- so much so that the New York live entertainment venue is having him perform a show a month as long as he keeps selling tickets.
by Ben Johnson NEW YORK, December 3, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – If you've ever wanted to help abortion facility escorts by spelling out parts of human genitalia and STDs in public, Planned Parenthood of New York City has the event for you. PPNYC's Action Fund Activist Council is holding a spelling bee…
New York, December 3, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned by a new state secrets bill before the Japanese parliament, which, if passed, would broaden the government's power to determine which information can be kept secret....
No-Neck Blues Band (Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain) Issue Project Room; Brooklyn, New York [10-20-2013] by Clifford Allen on 12-03-2013 It’s hard to believe an institution such as the No-Neck Blues Band (or NNCK) are celebrating their twentieth anniversary this year. Show More Summary
This video is hilarious and sadly too true sometimes. A great parody on what it’s like to be in a crowded mat-to-mat yoga class in New York City with a motley crew of buzzing and chirping New Yorkers. And then…Cue the Grouponers! Srsly? We love our by-donation studios, but this is pretty funny and spot on. Show More Summary
Hospital billing is notoriously complicated—and treatment at a US hospital is notoriously expensive. The New York Times highlights those issues in an extensive piece today, and uses stitches and similar treatments as an example of both points: One patient at a California hospital was billed $2,229.11 to...
Meet Tahiry Jose’s Sisters Lexie And Ginny On last night’s episode of Love & Hip Hop New York, viewers were introduced to Tahiry’s sister Lexie, whom she admittedly hadn’t spoken to in 5 years over issues stemming from Lexie’s disapproval