The Mets traded outfielder Lastings Milledge to the Washington Nationals Friday, getting catcher Brian Schneider and outfielder Ryan Church in return.
In fact, this is the worst move by the franchise since Scott Kazmir was dealt for Victor Zambrano at the trade deadline in 2004. Worse yet, the Mets will get to see Read More
We were starting to get the feeling that something was missing from The Daily Transom. And then it hit us, hard—like Britney Spears’ umbrella on K-Fed’s car. It’s been over two weeks since we last checked in with our celebrity life coach, Patrick Wanis, PhD. This time, we talked about what Read More
One more thing on the plans to build a tower over the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Our fellow Observer blog The Media Mob reports that the plans vindicate New York Times‘ publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.’s decision to move the paper’s headquarters from 229 West 43rd Street to a new tower at 620 Eighth Read More
Yesterday, NBC executives named John Reiss, former executive producer of The NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, as the EP of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews. His first day at the new job was Tuesday.
On Friday, the Media Mob caught up with Mr. Reiss via phone. Mr. Reiss said Read More
Here is a short list of events. If you’ve got information about anything I’ve missed, stick them in the comments section.
12:01 a.m. Advocates participate in the “Reading of the Names’“ World AIDS Day vigil, at City Hall Park.
9 a.m. The New York State Insurance Department holds a Read More
We don’t really know what to say about this rapid-response Gawker post looking for a new managing editor in the wake of Choire Sicha’s departure. Except that it’s interesting to see the site subject to the same personnel issues, growing pains, internal disagreements, and existential crises that it so skilfully highlights in the Read More
Pearl Street gets the old with the new.
West Side Neighborhood Alliance fights illegal hotels. [blogchelsea]
Looks like Campbell Brown’s first in-depth report for CNN has sparked some controversy. Last night, Ms. Brown presented a lengthy piece on political dirty tricksters, which included interviews and scenes with members of the conservative group Citizens United.
Now, FishBowlDC has obtained an email sent by Citizens United, which calls the report "a Read More
David Byrne, Marissa Nadler, Kim Gordon give Artforum their best-of lists.
Michael Jackson will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Thriller with a new edition of the set, due Feb. 12. It will include remixes by Kanye West, Akon and will.i.am, plus rare and unreleased material from the time period. Read More
The man who took hostages in Hillary Clinton’s New Hampshire campaign office is identified by law enforcement officials as Leeland Eisenberg [added].
Christine Quinn gets a victory in delaying implementation of the Personal People Meter to measure radio audiences [added].
Jason Easley tries explaining why Barack Obama Read More