Tag Archives: NYC

Judith Regan: Fox News Made Me
Lie To Protect Rudy

Former book publisher Judith Regan filed a $100M suit against Fox News parent company News Corp yesterday, claiming that senior executives encouraged her to lie about her affair with disgraced from NYC chief of police Bernard Kerik when he became a nominee for Secretary of Homeland Security. Regan’s suit alleges that News Corp was trying to protect the presidential aspirations …

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Ill Papa To Visit Gotham

Pope Benedict Goering XVI will be visiting New York City in April to speak at the United Nations and tour Ground Zero. There will be a public mass at Yankee Stadium. I plan on joining what I hope will be thousands of other intrinsically evil people there to protest.

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Don’t Feed, Kill

New York City Councilman Simcha Felder, (D-Brooklyn) proposed a new ordinance today which would outlaw feeding pigeons, punishable by fines up to $1000. Felder was on the evening news tonight to say, “Hey, if you like pigeons so much, bring them into your home and feed them there. And let them crap all over your house instead of the city.” …

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

The Dugout, Sunday, 7pmBear 1: Actually, I think it’s about over. I mean, I love him. But I don’t love love him. Bear 2: So you gonna cut him loose? Or just turn him into a friend-with-benefits? Bear 1: Oh, definitely friend-with-benefits. Cuz when he fucks me, he fuck fucks me.

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Strike Darkens Broadway

The long-feared strike by Broadway’s stagehands union began today, darkening 26 theatres on the Great White Way. The first show to be affected was the 11am matinee of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! – The Musical, with local news carrying footage of hundreds of disappointed children. Broadway shows that will be dark until further notice: August: Osage County …

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More Woes For Giuliani

And you thought getting Pat Robertson’s endorsement was bad? Rudy Giuliani’s onetime protege and business partner, former NYC police chief Bernard Kerik, was indicted yesterday on 14 federal counts including conspiracy, wire fraud, false statement on a loan application, tax evasion, obstructing an FBI investigation and lying to the federal government. The charges have been long coming, but New York …

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When I Think About You, I…

Food Emporium, First Avenue, Wednesday 7PMA young mother is shopping with her pre-school son in the produce department. Mom: Stop touching everything! This is other people’s food, don’t you understand that? Kid: What can I touch? Mom: Nothing! We don’t touch things in stores. We only touch ourselves. She looks at me. Mom: That came out wrong, didn’t it? I …

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Massage w/Unhappy Ending

After a threatened picket by the National Organization of Women, the publishers of New York Magazine have agreed to drop the escort and massage section from the back section of the magazine, becoming the 15th NY-based title to cease taking the thinly-veiled prostitution ads due to pressure from NOW. The feminist group called the magazine the “marketing arm of the …

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Egg Lady

The Grill, First Avenue, 8AM……Two people in front of me, an assistant is taking her boss’ breakfast order over her speaker-phone. Woman On Speaker: You’re unbelievable. I told you NO FUCKING EGGS! Omelets are made of EGGS. Breakfast burritos are made of EGGS. No FUCKING eggs! God, what fucking planet are you from? Get me a toasted raisin bagel and …

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Bloomie The Indie

The cover story in the current issue of Newsweek discusses the increasing likelihood of Mayor Bloomberg joining the presidential race, something I’ve been telling you people IS going to happen. Calling him “the billion dollar wild card”, the story delves into Bloomberg’s motivations and the effect his independent candidacy would have on Clinton and Giuliani. Bloomberg continues to vow that …

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Afternoon View – NYC Marathon

Today’s NYC Marathon runs past my street at the 16-mile mark. The course goes through all five boroughs, although the Staten Island portion is pretty much just the Verrazano Bridge and the runners wisely only step into the Bronx for a few blocks. By the time I took the above photo, the winners had already been interviewed in Central Park, …

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Furrific Fun

Furball was a hot, sweaty ball of man fun. There had to have been some kind of attendance record, the place was just on the good side of too crowded. Most of the people I know in NYC were in the house, with rock-god Bob Mould making an appearance with some of his DC crew. I also had a nice …

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Furball: Saturday, November 3rd

The NYC LGBT Community Center holds their Furball dance tomorrow. Come out and get sweaty with 600+ hairy menz dancing on two floors to DJs Man Parrish and Jack Reina. (I’m going, duh!) I went to the last one and had a fantastic time. Their sound system and dance floor is as good as some clubs around town. Also of …

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Gay Activist Carl Siciliano Wins
Brooke Astor Service Award

Carl Siciliano, Executive Director of the Ali Forney Center, New York City’s homeless shelter for LGBT youth, was yesterday awarded the 2007 Brooke Astor Service Award. Siciliano (right) is seen here accepting the award from New York Public Library president Paul LeClerc. The Brooke Russell Astor Award honors Mrs. Astor’s commitment to the role of individuals in improving the quality …

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Walker / Don’t Walker

I usually only get approached by hookers when I’m in the vicinity of fancy midtown hotels, where well-dressed young women will smile as if you’re an old friend and say brightly, “Hey, you havin’ a good night?” Maybe they think I look like an expense account-toting bidnizman, but I usually say flatly, “I live here” and they go on their …

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Parenticide

14th Street & 8th Avenue, Monday, 7PM Two gay boys are looking at a movie poster featuring Jake Gyllenhaal. Gay Boy 1: I would totally murder my parents to be his boyfriend. Gay Boy 2: Oh, totally..

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Mouse Tale

6 train, Saturday, 10PM A trio of frat boys get on the crowded train dressed as the Three Blind Mice (mouse outfits, sunglasses, white canes.) Mouse 1: Dude, fix my tail.Mouse 2: I’ve told you to stop asking me to touch your tail.Mouse 1: Seriously, fix it. It’s hanging wrong. I can’t sit down.(Mouse 1 turns around to present his …

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Hillary Turns 60 Today

Hillary Clinton’s 60th birthday is today. Last night she celebrated here in New York, with Elvis Costello leading the crowd in singing Happy Birthday. What, she couldn’t get a Yank to sing? Why does Hillary hate America?.

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Putting The “X” Back In “Ex-Gay”

This didn’t take long. Clay Cane has posted an interview with an unnamed man claiming to have been “ex-gay” Rev. Donnie McClurkin’s lover from 2001-2004, the height of the period during which McClurkin was making his anti-gay rants. McClurkin is still slated to appear at Sen. Barack Obama’s fundraisers in South Carolina, despite a general outcry from gay activists. According …

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How To Kill Nightlife

I ripped off this bottle service menu at Lotus last night, just to show you non-New Yorkers what this new “gilded age” is doing to nightlife in Manhattan. With hedge-fund managers and other Wall Streeters happy to plunk down $620 to have a $40 bottle of Grey Goose on their table, what sense does it make for club owners to …

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