When is it appropriate to rewrite the lyrics to a Journey song, put them over footage of Hurricane Sandy devastation, add a clip from Grease and have a few laughs? Probably never. Read More
“Happy 9/11, everybody!”
It was actually September 9, nearly ten years after the attacks, and comedian Nick DiPaolo was on stage at the Gotham Comedy Club, where he’d been headlining, taking a chance that with a decade’s distance audiences might finally be ready to laugh—not about the thousands of dead, of course, but maybe about our shared anxieties and the collective experience of living with tragedy and fear. Read More
Michael Bloomberg’s new deputy mayor, Steve Goldsmith, who is a former mayor himself, said he won’t seek office again.
“I said that too,” Bloomberg said, to much laughter.