A strapping young man named Jason arrived at Katra Lounge on Sunday, April 19, sporting a freshly ironed button-down shirt and a purposeful, doe-eyed expression.
He surveyed the sparsely populated bar in search of the older woman of his dreams. “Well,” he said, “it’s a possibility. There are some very beautiful women in here.”
He Read More
Time to check back in with Kanye West and 50 Cent, hip-hop’s favorite rivals. It seems Kanye got into another scrap with a paparazzo outside a club in England early Friday morning (the first since his tussle with a cameraman in LA back in September). According to TMZ.com (via Read More
While Kanye West—50 Cent’s one-time rival—makes headlines for his actual music, Fiddy seems content to bask in the comfy glow of reality television (and tie-in consumerism). According to a press release on Nah Right (via Idolator), it seems MTV’s “50 Cent: The Money and the Power” (set to premiere Read More
Bob Miller has unveiled the 23 titles that will make up his first list at HarperStudio, the imprint he started last spring at HarperCollins with the goal of finding a model for book publishing that doesn’t rely on paying authors outsize advances or allowing retailers to return unsold stock. Mr. Miller’s announcement, which he Read More
Williamsburg and Greenpoint residents may soon feel like they are living on the set of a reality TV show. The cast of the Apprentice-style MTV show starring 50 Cent is moving into a three-story, newly renovated loft building on the Greenpoint waterfront, a well-placed source has informed us.
The series will follow 16 aspiring Read More
Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis have both reportedly paid a visit to the doctor shortly after Sex and the City‘s release, opting for a breast augmentation surgery and a varicose vein removal, respectively. [P6]
Barack and Michelle Obama appear on the cover of Us Weekly this week with Mrs. Obama depicted as Read More
Six people are reportedly hospitalized after a "highly suspicious" fire burned down the multimillion-dollar Long Island home of rapper 50 Cent this morning, TMZ reports (click through for photos.).
Names of those who were involved in the fire have not been released, but the rapper’s ex, Shaniqua Tompkins, and their 10-year-old Read More
Read Steve Cohen’s take on the “greening” of the new Mets ballfield and a new green software-helper for Major Leage Baseball. [Steve Cohen]
Johnny Depp, Snoop Dogg, Harrison Ford, and 50 Cent join forces to free Lolita from imprisonment. No, it’s not an action-adventure movie; it’s a benefit concert to free a whale from Read More
Who Didn’t Shoot 50 Cent?
On Monday, Nov. 21, a bulky, soft-voiced black man in a brown hooded sweatshirt named Jon Ragin sat in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. He was offering testimony about one of hip-hop’s most notorious shootings, the May 24, 2000, attack on superstar rapper 50 Cent. The incident—in which 50 was Read More
Who’s winning the battle of the front pages?
The Daily News makes testimony about 50 Cent’s shooting sound like one of those Parade magazine “How I Overcame My Goiter” celebrity profiles. But even a fuzzy and boring Fitty treatment beats blowing out the front page for a house ad for the Post‘s Scooby-Doo promotional comic Read More