Big Apple Idolatry
Big Apple Idolatry
- Here’s Alexa Chung, Tavi, and Lena Dunham lip-syncing Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” like they were in The First Wives Club or something. For feminism and Obama!
— Mindy Kaling was spotted pleading with John Mayer to give his expert opinion on her love life at Koi in the Trump SoHo. We can only speculate that his answer involved calling her genitals racist.
This month’s GQ cover story on New York Jets star Mark Sanchez (not online in full) mentions that “Sanchez hit the front page when a 17-year-old high school student from Connecticut told a gossipy sports site that she met him in a nightclub and they went on a date.” The unnamed “gossipy sports Read More
It’s official: For five weeks in August and September, our gridiron heroes, the New York Jets, will be featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks. Expect Rex Ryan’s profile to get even larger later this year (even if his waistline is, supposedly, getting smaller) with 25 hours a day of footage being taped of the team. It Read More
Tough morning for you sportswriters. After all, what do you write about when the Yankees get so utterly shut down that it’s hard to single out anyone to blame? C.C. Sabathia pitched well enough, but Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee threw a one-run complete game, and that was that. The Post says Lee had an “Read More
The Yankees finally closed out the Angels last night, so a lot of this morning’s stories lead with the champagne-soaked locker room. It’s the first time the Yankees have made the World Series in a while, and everyone seems to be missing George Steinbrenner, because all the papers give us a report on Hal Steinbrenner, Read More
Good news/bad news for the Jets: lots of people watched them play this week.
Their two losses to lowly division rivals both made Nielsen’s top ten!
The loss to the Dolphins on Monday Night Football last week drew 900,000 viewers, and the overtime loss to the Bills drew almost twice that: 1,802,000 viewers—or 360,400 Read More
J-E-T-S. Jets! Jets!
Last time we checked in with the Jets, they were winning games yet struggling to crack into the Top Ten in the TV ratings.
Now, all that has changed.
This week, in a dramatic reversal, the Jets made our list, not once, but twice! And in true Jets-like fashion, they Read More
The Jets seem to come in for the worst of it on the morning after they and the Giants both lost in humbling fashion.
“Frauds.” That’s Mark Cannizzarro’s lead paragraph in the Post. And it’s hard to argue–what with all the bluster after their 3-0 start, which is now officially forgotten after a Read More
The Jets lost on Monday Night Football last night to a trash-talking division rival with an unproven backup quarterback and, sometimes, no quarterback at all. Considering that, the morning papers go relatively easy on them.
In the Post, Steve Serby tweaks the usual “Gang Green” into “Gang Groan,” and tells us to blame Read More