Eliot Spitzer intends to make history. John Faso promises tax cuts. And Tom Suozzi hopes to reform Albany.
But only one candidate for Governor of New York wants to make sugar a controlled substance, convert the armories into tai chi centers, stock Bob’s Big Boy with organic produce and require people all around the state Read More
Jason Horowitz gets an earful from the Green Party’s candidate for governor, Malachy McCourt, who isn’t impressed with the other candidates.
“And they actually talk about rolling their sleeves up and getting to work–those fuckers. I have been a laborer. I worked on the docks. That was my fucking living for years. These Read More
Wednesday, April 26
Ronald McDonald may be headed for the picket line. More than 130,000 members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists are expected to walk off the job on Monday, May 1. That includes more than 50,000 union actors in New York.
The dispute centers Read More
Attention, drinkers: When was the last time you got a buyback? For that matter, have you even heard of a buyback? Among our great social traditions, few are as resonant and yet so neglected as the gin-joint buyback, that is, the disappearing practice of offering a free drink to patrons who’ve already had three or Read More
Malachy McCourt was always the famous McCourt brother–an actor of some note, a radio talk-show host back in the days when talk radio was an experiment, and an all-around man about town. A tall, husky 66-year-old with a shock of white hair and a penchant for the outrageous (see below), Malachy McCourt cast a huge Read More