Items! Quinn Rails, Merger Fails?

Council Speaker Christine Quinn is not impressed with the nation’s laws.

“What I hate most in life are people who are not really the peach of the day but who want to be young and sexy”: Jezebel compiles Karl Lagerfeld’s greatest hits.

The Brooklyn Paper does Mad Libs.

You can eat duck tongues.

Claire Danes is not so well acquainted with Brooklyn.

Tom Scocca and Keith Gessen correspond.

The Treasury Department doesn’t like A.I.G.’s “retention payments.”

Take it from someone who knows: Comcast and NBC is a bad merger.

A lot of people are bolting Wall Street for New Jersey.

The Onion said Justice Sotomayor had jury duty, and, of course, someone believed it.

Two Brooklyn jurors won’t have to sit through that Bear Stearns trial.

The City Council is voting tomorrow on all those empty lots it approved.