Martin Bashir has resigned from MSNBC after his not-so-appropriate on-air comments about Sarah Palin. “It is my sincere hope that all of my colleagues, at this special network, will be allowed to focus on the issues that matter without the distraction of myself or my ill-judged comments,” he said. (Mediaite) Read More
Today, with news of a partnership with a local arts group, it’s clear the soon-to-open Gowanus Whole Foods is trying its best to become one with its hipster clientele. Read More
Because you almost definitely woke up this morning and thought, “Hey, I’d love to give even more undeserving attention to the 300 sandwiches couple,” the man dubbed “The Internet’s Worst Boyfriend” is now publicly soliciting ideas for proposing to his hardworking, sandwich-makin’ girlfriend. Read More
Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein has written a delightfully supportive open letter to Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger, who is being questioned about Snowden leaks by UK MPs today. Additionally, despite his photo here, we still can only picture Mr. Bernstein as a young Dustin Hoffman. (The Guardian) Read More
“We wanted a stage a lot of peeing shots, so Tim [Sessler] used a Sriracha bottle and filled it with apple juice.” Read More
Drunkenness can be a valid excuse for a lot of things, but it’s definitely not going to get you out of a murder charge in New York. Read More
“You will be shocked about the number of conversations you can hear from my bed,” said a resident who lives near Phil’s. “They’re animals. Friday and Saturday night, it’s like animal town.” Read More
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been generating plenty of headlines lately, but the biggest news seems to be that the U.S. actually cares.
Toronto’s infamous crack-smokin’, oft-sweating mayor has made waves in the past week for such admirable feats as talking about oral sex on live TV, and bowling over a charming little old lady in city council.
But during the past five days I spent visiting my glorious hometown, there was one Rob Ford story that seemed to dominate the local news networks: that Mr. Ford is being mentioned on American late night comedy shows. Read More