Big Apple Idolatry
He was going to South Dakota and Oregon and Washington and Michigan. And now he’s going to … Brooklyn. Yeah!
A revved-up Howard Dean headlined a Brooklyn fund-raiser for mayoral candidate Public Advocate Bill de Blasio last night, where he re-enacted the notorious scream that ultimately helped sink his 2004 presidential campaign.
- Feel like you just spent the day totally brain dead, shuffling mindlessly with hundreds of other glazed-eyed former human beings for several hours? Don’t worry, the election is almost over, and Brad Pitt’s adaptation of World War Z finally has a trailer!
Occupy Wall Street
Between Kellan Lutz offering to get naked on stage and Ted Danson thanking Esquire for a wonderful evening, the 2012 GQ Gentlemen’s Ball was a boozy affair.
Last night, demonstrators who arrived in midtown to protest a Barack Obama fundraiser found themselves corralled into a “free speech zone” on 53rd Street and 7th Avenue. Reporters–like Josh Harkinson from Mother Jones and Meg Robertson from MSNBC –were not allowed near the penned-in demonstrators, despite Commissioner Ray Kelly‘s recent orders that the NYPD was to play nice with journalists covering OWS. This directive came after the events of the November 14th raid of Zuccotti and the Day of Protest on the 17th left 26 reporters arrested.
A homicidal Korean family, arm chairs engaging in X-rated intercourse and a tale about a girl’s coming of age in the wake of her mother’s celebrated career as a German porn star; such were the themes of the short films shown at a very special screening during last Thursday’s New York International Children’s Film Festival Read More
A reader passed along the following email from Democratic fundraiser Sally Minard inviting supporters to a a “Campaign Inaugural Gala Dinner” for President Barack Obama at the Starlight Roof at the Waldorf-Astoria on April 27.
“The battle lines have been drawn,” writes Minard. “The campaign for the presidency is joined…The revolutionary agenda proposed by the Read More