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Shove thy neighbor
"American Psycho" author Bret Easton Ellis isn't afraid of Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke, even though she has threatened to destroy him. "She is either seriously delusional or just bats*** crazy," Ellis told Flash in an exclusive interview. The reclusive Finke, who runs the Deadline Hollywood website, doesn't attend industry functions, and she has long successfully avoided being photographed.
Downtown L.A. Art Walk safety changes are planned
After the death of a 2-month-old boy last month, a new City Council-approved task force is looking at safety issues surrounding the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk, and changes to the popular monthly event could be made as early as next week.
Former KKK Leader David Duke Endorses Charles Barron [Video]
Former KKK Grand Wizard and member of the Louisiana Legislature David Duke released a video yesterday endorsing Charles Barron in his race for Brooklyn's 8th Congressional district against Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries. Mr. Barron, a member of the City Council and former member of the Black Panther Party who, over the years, has made a series of controversial statements against Israel and in support of African dictators Muammar Qaddafi.
The 100 Sexiest Tumblrs
It's no secret that the image-friendly Tumblr is riddled with softcore pictures and dirty, dirty GIFs. But for all that, it's awfully hard to find the good stuff. The porn tag is hopelessly choked with spam, and the good folks at Tumblr HQ doesn't seem to keen on including a selection in the "explore" section, much less the Tumblr Radar.
Miner's new assignment gives upstate Democrats a seat at the table
After state Democratic Party chairman Jay Jacobs announced his resignation in mid-May, Gov. Andrew Cuomo -- the state's top elected Democrat -- turned to one of Central New York's top Democrats. Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, along with New York City Assemblyman Keith Wright, will co-chair the New York State Democratic Committee .
Check It Out, Foursquare's New Redesign Is Incredibly Useful
Sticky, social, and more focused on discovery. After teasing and hinting at big redesign, Foursquare finally released its new version live today. And we were pleasantly taken aback. It's a huge improvement.
Do you think guys that NY senator Adriano Espaillat will win over Charles Rangel as U.S Senator election? - Yahoo! Answers
I would like to know your opinion regarding this issue. NY states senator Adriano Espaillat is running to become US senator and First senator with Hispanic heritage in United States Vs Charles Rangel. What's your version of this election. I would appreciate appropriate comments. Thank you
Baohaus's Eddie Huang on How New York Restaurants Survived the Great GoogaMooga
May 19, 2:30pm. Prospect Park, Brooklyn. It was hot and humid, and we smelled like chicken grease. This was to be the day food stepped out of the shadows of the Style section and took its rightful place among movies, fashion, and of course, music. But along the way, something went wrong.
The 15 Most Scandalous Revelations in Jeff Himmelman's Betrayal of Ben Bradlee
On Sunday, The New York Times reported that Georgetown society was up in arms over former Jeff Himmelman's new biography of the legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. The Bradlees icily declined to comment, but Post columnist and family friend Richard Cohen told the the Bradlees were "mortified" and "repulsed" by the book, which the Times said cast Mr. Bradlee in a "bad light."
How the Social Media Gold Rush Enabled ESPN Scammer Sarah Phillips
The self-obsessed world of online journalism came close to a singularity moment early this month, when an up-and-coming young sports columnist was exposed as a garden-variety con artist. Over at the Gawker sports site Deadspin, John Koblin reconstructed fascinating of writer Sarah Phillips, who had landed a plum perch in the enormous, vastly profitable industry of sports journalism without benefit of a single in-person job interview.
Ice Cream Anti-Social: Slope Parents Fear Playground Popsicle Pusherman
I was shocked-shocked-to hear about the backlash that erupted a few weeks ago after a mom on the Park Slope Parents message board complained about ice cream vendors infiltrating our local playgrounds, in a craven attempt to force their obesity-promoting, lactose-intolerant intolerant products on innocent children.
NY1 Anchor Pat Kiernan Moving to Williamsburg, is a Baller
Residents of North Brooklyn's 11211 area code who also happen to be part of the local cult-fanbase of NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan, your moment has come. Not only is Kiernan going to be on Live!
Read It and Whine! Writers Don't Need Prizes, They Need Ideas
Woe betide our republic of letters! The shadowy culture arbiters who serve on the Pulitzer Prize board have withheld their favor from the field of American novels published in 2011. Booksellers, writers and critics have been up in arms ever since news of the non-award broke in mid-April. - It's about Us - You and Me
Author, Screenwriter, Yale University Lecturer Marlo Thomas (That Girl) begat The Mary Tyler Moore Show which begat Murphy Brown which begat Friends/Ally McBeal which begat Sex & the City which indirectly begat 30 Rock, which begat Girls. Award-winning actress, author, and activist Michael J.
The Cabin in the Woods Is a Pixelated Nightmare
Real-life horror story-cum-video game has narrative glitches, needs to be unplugged On the advice of a friend who described The Cabin in the Woods as the next cinematic "happening" in horror and mayhem, I bit the bullet and suffered through a creepfest so stupid it makes trashy slash-and-burn epics like Humans Versus Zombies and I Spit on Your Grave seem like Molière and Proust.
What Mitt Romney told $50k/head donors in Palm Beach | Naked Politics
NBC: PALM BEACH, FL - Mitt Romney went well beyond his standard stump speech at a closed-door fundraiser on Sunday evening, and offered some of the most specific details to date about the policies he would pursue if elected.
Michael Bloomberg's Top 10 Reasons to Shoot in New York
Hollywood, look no further than the Big Apple for all your film and television production needs. Michael Bloomberg, a part-time actor and the 108th person to hold the office of mayor of New York City, lists his favorite incentives. PHOTOS: THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media 1.
The Great Erection: Standing Desks Are On the Rise
When I decided to write about using a standing desk, I expected to join the ranks of exhilarated converts. I'm not tall, don't weigh much, and have never had back trouble, so I figured I was a prime candidate.
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