No Strings Attached
Environmental activists opposed to fracking in upstate New York have never been shy about enlisting celebrities–Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono even have a song on the topic–and now former ‘N Sync heart-throb Lance Bass is joining the cause.
Americans Against Fracking is trying to up the pressure on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with video pleas from the ‘N Sync star, as well as actresses Marisa Tomei, Hayden Panettiere and Julie Bowen, among others.
The Alamo Drafthouse, the Austin-based movie theater chain has some pretty intense rules against texting. In fact, if you complain to them about their policy against texting during a feature, they will turn your voicemail into a viral video.
The Drafthouse is so intense about this issue, not even celebrities are exempt from the No-Texting rule, even if they weren’t in an Alamo theater at the time! Queen Madge earned herself a lifelong ban when she was caught using her Blackberry during a screening at The New York Film Festival over the weekend, and for invoking some colorful language when asked to stop.
George Clooney. Gwyneth Paltrow. Justin Timberlake. Jay Z. Considering the number of celebrities that inhabit Tribeca today, you’d never know that, a century ago, the neighborhood was nothing more than a cotton and textile manufacturing district. Read More
With just two weeks before voters head to the polls, two Democratic mayoral candidates are increasingly relying on celebrity surrogates to make their cases.
This morning, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio released a slickly-produced web video featuring a whole host of bold-faced names, including actor Steve Buscemi, Sex in the City star Cynthia Nixon and plenty others. Music business magnate Russell Simmons, also in the video, is further set to appear with Mr. de Blasio on the campaign trail this afternoon.
Scott Stringer may not have his rival’s personal fortune or notoriety, but he can throw a pretty swinging bash if the occasion calls for it.
Last night, a group of mostly 20 and 30-somethings gathered on an ivy-clad hotel patio, sipping wine to the tunes of Talking Heads and Radiohead, all in order to support Mr. Stringer’s comptroller campaign–and catch a glimpse of a host of celebrities, including Lena Dunham, the star of the hit television show Girls.
Justin Bieber, video, Viral Video
Oh, if we could only go back in time, back to when Justin Bieber was an innocent little Canadian dating Demi Lovato/Selena Gomez and singing “Baby.” Instead, the Beliebers of today have to contend with this tattooed little monster with his Judge Judy sleeve,jacked up on his “swagger,” who pisses in mop buckets while screaming “Fuck Bill Clinton!” Sure, he’s a walking wet dream for TMZ, but can we ever Belieb in him again?
"slice" of life
As the world went bonkers over the discovery that Patrick Stewart was eating his first “slice” of pizza in 72 years, New York magazine’s Daily Intelligencer got in touch with the star to get the scoop–er, slice–on the Tweet that brought a nation to its knees.
Turns out, it wasn’t that Read More
Patrick Stewart has boldly gone where every other New Yorker has already gone before.
This afternoon, the 72-year-old Park Slope resident and X-Men alum ate his first ever slice of pizza, according to his Twitter. He flawlessly implemented the famous New York fold.
Responses on Twitter range from “WTF?!” to “What’s with Montreal Canadiens cap?” Read More
As Katy Perry and John Mayer touchingly reunited this Memorial Day (and thank goodness!), Lena Dunham drew conservative ire for the zillionth time with a dynamic duo of pee-related tweets. Her punishment was swift and severe.
Enraged conservative writer Noel Sheppard blasted Ms. Dunham’s tweet as a searing indictment of “liberal Read More
Guys, have you wondered what sort of cleanse Gwyneth Paltrow is endorsing for the new year? Is it Diet Detox? Her patented Colon Cleanse? The Clean Program?
In 2013′s first big shock, Ms. Paltrow revealed in a surprisingly curt GOOP newsletter that this January’s cleanse will be … no cleanse at all! WHAT?