The Daily News crowned a new Subway hero this morning on its front page, and he couldn’t be a more appealing figure.
Carlos Flores, a 36 year-old East Harlem father, pulled a fainted man off the 6 tracks because he didn’t want to miss a $19-an-hour overtime shift at his grocery job.
But that Read More
In his first interview since agreeing to step down from the helm of BP, Tony Hayward has given the Journal a piece that deserves to become an all-time classic.
For one thing, Mr. Hayward isn’t just unrepentant, he is resentful. “I became a villain for doing the right thing,” he says, villainously.
There Read More
You may remember a heartwarming story from yesterday wherein an Afghan war veteran dived into New York harbor to save a woman who’d slipped from her ferry near Wall Street.
You may have thought that the story ended there. But no! The Daily News thought it was worthy of a follow-up Read More
When the dust settles and Heroes gets rightfully canceled (expect this to happen in the spring), it will be remembered as the Creed to Lost‘s Pearl Jam; this is a show that has degenerated so quickly into tedium, we find it hard to imagine Heroes was ever taken seriously by the geek Read More
It’s normally not until May when network executives get their knives out to slash the hopes and dreams of many a showrunner, but this year it looks like things are starting a little early. Late Monday night, ABC predictably canceled the lowly rated Life on Mars, though the series will be allowed to finish Read More
Get psyched for hero-palooza 2008!
Today, CNN executives announced the lineup for their second annual populist awards show, which will be hosted by Anderson Cooper from the Kodak Theater in Hollywood and air on the cable news network’s multiple platforms the night of Thanksgiving.
The event celebrates the achievements of "ordinary citizens accomplishing extraordinary Read More
Heroes creator Tim Kring is collaborating with literary critic and novelist Dale Peck on a sci-fi/alternative-history trilogy that was sold at auction to Crown yesterday for an advance said to be worth a staggering $3 million.
According to an industry source, the book is set in America, and runs from the 1960s to the Read More
The soundtrack for NBC’s popular superhero drama, Heroes, will hit stores on March 18, bringing fans 18 songs from the show that mix the old (Bob Dylan and David Bowie — the Bowie track is "Heroes," obvs!), with the new (Wilco, Panic! at the Disco, and Imogen Heap), according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read More
NBC is blaming the WGA’s strike for the shelving of their Heroes spin-off, according to Variety. We have a feeling it has something to do with the crappy subplots and growing backlash, as well. As Newark Star-Ledger critic Alan Sepinwall’s blog put it, “Are we sure the writers of Heroes haven’t already gone Read More