In an era when art and industry can sometimes seem irreconcilably at odds, Dorothy Seiberling Steinberg represents something of an anomaly—that rare type whose biography marks her as an exalted citizen of both worlds. Though the Goodyear Tire heiress seems lately to be favoring the former over the latter, a preference that her recent activities in the real estate market bear out. For the price of $3.8 million, Ms. Steinberg has sold her two-bedroom unit in the tony co-op building at 211 Central Park West, according to city records, netting just under the $4 million ask.
A community was rocked recently when a pair of football players raped a female acquaintance, then broadcast it on YouTube, resulting in a trial, convictions and jail time for the two athletes.
In response, an area attorney has developed a program consisting of a series of sessions with “15 minutes focusing on drugs and alcohol and 15 minutes on social media,” according to the Associated Press, with approximately zero minutes blocked out for the important topic of how not to rape people.
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Here’s something to make your Thursday a little more uncomfortable: performer Andrew W. K., no stranger to stunts, has declared himself an official Brony and will be speaking at a panel in September called “What Would Pinkie Pie Do?”
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A 23-year-old man named Mitchell Frost owes Bill O’Reilly $40,000.
Frost was sentenced to 30 months in jail and ordered to pay $50,000 in total resitution by an Ohio court for hacking into web pages belonging to O’Reilly, Ann Coulter, and Rudy Giuliani.
Frost’s internet crimewave occurred between August 2006 and March 2007 Read More
MSNBC host Keith Olbermann donated a total of $7,200 to three different Democrats prior to Tuesday’s election. NBC, like many other news organizations, has a policy against its employees making political contributions.
Olbermann gave $2,400 apiece, the maximum allowable by law, to Arizona Reps. Raul Grijalva and Gabrielle Giffords, and to Kentucky Senate Read More
In a poll just released by Quinnipiac University, Hillary Clinton is running ahead of John McCain in Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio—three swing states that, according to electoral lore, are necessary to win the presidency.
The poll also shows McCain would beat Barack Obama in both Florida and Ohio:
FLORIDA: Clinton 49 – McCain Read More
Tuesday, March 4, around 8 p.m., Bill O’Reilly bounded across a chilly studio on the first floor of the News Corp. building on Sixth Avenue toward the desk at the back of the room.
There, the members of the Fox News Super Tuesday II political team—Brit Hume, Juan Williams, Bill Kristol, Nina Easton and Fred Read More
Meet Todd Appelbaum, a 46-year-old from Columbus, who wore a shirt that says “Osama for Obama” to the Clinton campaign’s election-night event in Ohio last night.
The white t-shirt, with an image of Barack Obama dressed in traditional Somali garb, is adorned with a blue Hillary Clinton button, although Appelbaum is not what one would Read More
A couple of observations about one of the big Clinton talking points after yesterday’s Ohio win: the notion that you can’t win in the fall without winning the big swing states that Hillary Clinton is winning in the primaries.
(“We need a Democratic candidate who can win battleground states like Ohio!” she said last night.) Read More
Hillary Clinton had a very good night on Tuesday, the first time in a while that can be said.
But for her to emerge as her party’s nominee, it will take Democrats deciding that their standard-bearer should be the candidate who won fewer pledged delegates, fewer popular votes and fewer states in the primary and Read More