Fries with a side of doom
Sad news today from the shark-infested waters of the Coney Island Applebee’s. First, a shark died after colliding with an underwater ferris wheel, and then another shark went on a fishy killing spree. Or, as the Daily News put it, “death is on the menu.”
Who could have predicted that putting a Read More
Swimming With Sharks
There isn’t a question of whether a grizzled Robert Shaw will need a bigger boat yet but it looks like great white sharks are making life interesting for swimmers at the Cape this Summer. Earlier today Nauset beach in Orleans, Massachusetts was cleared after a nearly 14-foot shark was spotted just 100 feet off-shore. The scene was straight out of Jaws, or at least one of that movie’s misbegotten sequels:
Paul Schrader wrote Taxi Driver and Raging Bull. Now he has collaborated on a shark movie with Bret Easton Ellis. The main character of this one sounds like a working-class Patrick Bateman crossed with Captain Ahab: a young man who decides to take revenge on the super-rich by propelling them to a sharky doom.
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Jump on in!
The Huffington Post today upped its already formidable stature in the celebrity-blog-platform bracket with the debut of January Jones. Whatever could Mad Men‘s Betty Draper be writing about? Shark fins!
You see, January Jones is a marine life activist. Or, rather, a shark activist. A sharktivist. A sharkattacktivist. A believer in the shark Read More
In a letter dated today to billionaire Tom Golisano – who is vowing to pour $5 million into this year‘s elections – Republican Senate leader Dean Skelos makes the case that Republicans are the ones who have tried to make state government fiscally prudent and transparent.
And Skelos ends the letter Read More