George and Hilly
Halfway through our seventh session of couples therapy, we’d already stumbled onto the topic of marriage …. But then we got back to talking about daily stuff.
GEORGE: May I ask you something? This is going to make me sound like a dick. Remember how I said I don’t want e-mails Read More
Margarita Lopez may not have made it into the Municipal Building this round, and the Scientology stuff seems to have dented her chances of a Bloomberg commissionership.
But the campaign, it appears, continues: one reader caught a Lopez for Borough President ad on CNN…yesterday, four days after the polls closed. Read More
Ed Koch takes a step closer to endorsing Margarita, sort of.
According to The Villager:
” ‘I am not a Scientologist. I am Jewish,’ Koch said. ‘I may have some private thoughts on Scientology, but that would not affect who I endorse.’ “
The Villager goes on to write: Read More
For those who can’t get enough of the Scientology scandal, some crafty Photoshop artist is now offering Read More
The Democratic primary for Mayor of New York is just a month away, but none of the four candidates running for the job has spelled out his or her vision for the city, or fully explained how they would improve upon the job done by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. While each of the Democratic hopefuls—Freddy Ferrer, Read More
The Post’s series on Margarita Lopez‘s support for a Scientology-linked health program was, of course, not exactly good news for her campaign.
But Lopez’s supporters are particularly displeased by, and suspicious of, the timing:
The news broke just in time, it appears, to scuttle serious discussions between Lopez’s campaign and Mayor Read More
It’s worth adding one footnote to today’s Post story on the tight relationship between Margarita Lopez and groups affiliated with the Church of Scientology. (Short version: She steers city funds into their, er, unconventional health programs; they give her campaign money.)
Margarita is a proudly out lesbian, but Scientology has a Read More
In today’s New York Post, Michael Kane writes about a religious movement even stranger than Scientology: The Cult of The Klosterman.
Like this summer’s other much covered alternative religion, The Cult of The Klosterman has a writer and self-styled expert on everything at its core: SPIN editor and Read More
On the evening of Friday, Nov. 21, Reverend John Carmichael, the president of the Church of Scientology’s New York chapter, attended a performance of A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant, an Off Off Broadway musical that is currently selling out the house at the Tank on West 42nd Street.
All the actors in the Read More
Was the real story lurking behind the two-foot-long bronze penis? If you haven’t heard about the two-foot-long bronze penis, you were perhaps out of town just before Thanksgiving, when there were some tabloid guffaws over the erect male sex organ protruding from a 30-ton bronze elephant, unveiled Nov. 18 on the grassy lawn of the Read More