Karoli at Crooks and Liars: You remember that time that Mayor de Blasio asked the protesters standing for Eric Garner and Mike Brown to stand down until after the officers’ funerals out of respect for the families? Evidently Pat Lynch and his crowd doesn’t have the same respect for those slain officers and their families, [...]
Journalist Pete Hamill liked to tell the story of the time (before he quit drinking) when he and another writer were drinking together in a New York City saloon, back in the late 1970s. After having consumed a sufficient amount of alcohol,...Show More Summary
To make a point about how New York City hasn't become too expensive for artists, a New York Times reporter deployed an anecdote about attending a party in the elevator room of an under-construction Midtown building: "A barman in a trilby offered cocktails; a chandelier of candles dangled from the ceiling." Very cool. Read more...
In hardcover:Stephen King's Revival is up one position, ending the week at number 3.Haruki Murakami's The Strange Library is down one spot, finishing the week at number 9.Anne Rice's Prince Lestat is up three positions, ending the week...Show More Summary
Heather Havrilesky, scanning the last 20 years of the New York Times‘ hardcover-nonfiction bestseller lists, ponders what our country’s taste in books reveals about its readers: As I Want to Tell You by O. J. Simpson (1995) and The Royals by Kitty Kelley (1997) yield to Dude, Where’s My Country? by Michael Moore (2003) and […]
Knee issues during a losing season aren't to be taken lightly. With the New York Knicks better positioned to win the NBA lottery than make the playoffs, Carmelo Anthony needs to take time off and heal his body. In the offseason, theShow More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Just before Christmas, the Commerce Department announced that third quarter GDP growth came in at an upwardly-revised 5% annual rate. Nearly everyone hailed this as wonderful economic news. The New York Times celebrated...Show More Summary
Citing historical falsehoods and a pro-Zionist view, Egypt's culture minister reportedly said on Friday that Exodus: Gods and Kings will not be shown in the country, The New York Times reports. "(Exodus) gives a Zionist view of history...Show More Summary
According to an article likely written by one very cheesed off New York Times reporter, it doesn't take much experience to drive a car in the presidential motorcade.
Fact: With their 102-91 loss to the Wizards, this is the first time in New York Knicks history that they've lost eight straight home games in a single season. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Time Out New York Wins Cover of The Year 2) South Carolina Comedienne Still Recovering from Horrific Subway Accident 3) Don Lemon Dominated 2014 4) Rolling Stone...Show More Summary
She's SO good! Idina Menzel had one heck of a performance on the Today show on Christmas Day, and the snow in New York City made it the perfect time for a performance White Christmas on the morning extravaganza! [ Related: EXCLUSIVE! Is Idina Menzel Returning For The Final Season Of Glee? She Says… ] We bet Idina [...]
Reportedly paid for by a coalition of NYPD cops, the following message is being flow across the skies of New York today... The timing fits with the sad news that The body of slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos is scheduled to arrived at the Christ Tabernacle Church 64-34 Myrtle Avenue Glendale NY at around 11:30AM. Show More Summary
Times reporter Richard Perez-Pena‘s response (posted on Facebook): Warning: I am about to indulge in a long screed. If you don’t care about media covering media (and I wouldn’t blame you), look away. The New York Observer’s recent article on The New York Times Company and its supposed financial crisis is so slippery, so innuendo-laden, … Read More
Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is a different beast compared to the likes of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and it’s more than the vaunted monthly active users metric, Nick Bilton of The New York Times said in an interview on CNBC. Bilton was reacting to news that Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s CEO may not have long being the top […]
Not everyone is a fan of the holiday season, specifically Christmas. A man who boarded a plane at New York's LaGuardia airport this week was escorted off after freaking out about the number of times he had been wished a "Merry Christmas" while boarding the plane. Show More Summary
The last time the Philadelphia Eagles played a game without playoff implications, it was the tail end of the 2012 season and Andy Reid was still their coach. For the New York Giants, Sunday's 1 p.m. ET regular-season finale against the...Show More Summary
To the editor: The Times states it is not reasonable to lay blame for the slaying of two New York Police Department officers at the feet of protesters. ("Protesters didn't cause slayings of New York police officers," Editorial, Dec....
Friday: A week of mourning and celebrating, more warm weather, and time to shred the old year.
Barry Ritholtz has a list ofsimple truths that many investors seemingly ignore. ||| New York - Look around you: This is the time of year when the pages of newspapers and magazines are filled with predictions and lists and all mannerShow More Summary