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From big soda to big, err, sodium, Nanny Bloomberg usually pulls no punches when it comes to New Yorkers’ health. And while a string of aggressive P.R. campaigns may have failed to halt our chain-smoking, Sprite-guzzling lifestyles, if nothing else, they have provided us with some terrifying subway ads.
These ads include smokers with gruesomely amputated fingers, fat oozing out of soda bottles and sobbing babies born to teen mothers bemoaning their hypothetical lack of high school educations. Help us, Doctor Zizmor!
Those snowpocalypse conspiracies are real!
Why else would a special hearing planned just for South Brooklyn, the hardest hit part of the city–it’s the only borough with two such hearings–wind up being cancelled. Twice, now. Because of more snow. The hearing was originally scheduled for last Wednesday, when the second big snowstorm hit, and today’s Read More
It comes along at a certain time each year — that turning point when the wind picks up and the bone-cold air ignites within New Yorkers a craving for something warm to eat. And when this desire sets in, there’s no better way to succumb than to whip up a big, scalding-hot, salt-blasted bowl of Read More
You aren’t dreaming: Inception is tops at the box office once again. Here’s a breakdown of the top five.
1. Inception: $27.5 million ($193.3)
Over the weekend Inception joined Avatar, Alice in Wonderland and Shrek Forever After as three-peat box office champions in 2010. Christopher Nolan’s cash cow continued to experience remarkable staying power Read More
Salt is not a cautionary tale about the dangers of high blood pressure from too much sodium. No, it’s just another entry in the flaky, forgettable farrago of predictable action thrillers in a particularly brainless summer, this time starring Angelina Jolie as a C.I.A. operative named Evelyn Salt, who may or may not Read More
Tom, Cameron, Angie and Leo return to the multiplex. But is there still pop in their corn?
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