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At least headline-writers get to have a good time
February 9, 2009 – 5:25 PM | 30 Comments
At least headline-writers get to have a good time

"A-Roid," "A-Fraud," it's a tabloid field day around here. Craig Calcaterra at Hardball Times has a good (and more importantly, calm) piece about the revelations, and the last few days of coverage.
If you demonize and …

Support Local Biz: February 4, 2009
February 4, 2009 – 11:37 AM | 5 Comments
Support Local Biz: February 4, 2009

My latest 90210 recap is up on SOAPnet.com. "Weezy"? Really, writers?
Also, in case you don't plan to fly US Airways in the near future, you can read my Brooklyn piece in the in-flight mag right …

Giving new meaning to the term "field trip"
February 3, 2009 – 9:16 PM | 57 Comments
Giving new meaning to the term "field trip"

It is on at last, friends. I apologize for the delay, but now, without further ado, I invite you to join me on a tour of Washington, DC's finest sights:
Friday 13 March 2009
Monuments!
Photo ops!
A fire-safety …

Support Local Business: The Kites play King Killer
January 29, 2009 – 9:10 AM | No Comment
Support Local Business: The Kites play King Killer

Please join me at King Killer Studios on Saturday January 31 for a show by The Kites (the handsome peeps above). Their punishing metal riffs…no, wait, they're a folk trio, but Nat can probably be …

Plane down in the Hudson
January 15, 2009 – 4:55 PM | 33 Comments

From what I see right now on NY1, Circle Line boats have come to the crash site to pull survivors from the water. That's US Airways 1549 out of LGA bound for Charlotte.
Hope everyone's okay …

Support Local Business: December 16, 2008
December 16, 2008 – 6:04 PM | 38 Comments
Support Local Business: December 16, 2008

Just a few notes and comments to take our minds off evil little troll moles that THINK they can step up to Dr. Robinson, AND WILL REGRET IT FOREVER…
Reader Shonda, who's based in Philly, has …

Support Local Biz: December 7, 2008
December 7, 2008 – 8:27 PM | 2 Comments
Support Local Biz: December 7, 2008

First up, Ruth and Esther's Egg Nog Revue, presented by Friend Of TN Mark Blankenship: "Everybody's favorite southern belles return to Ars Nova to spread some BullsGap, Tennessee holiday cheer. Scandalous single gal Ruth (Marya …

Yes We KECHONK!
November 5, 2008 – 2:19 AM | 187 Comments
Yes We KECHONK!

In lieu of the regular Vine, a few words of advice: remember when this happened, and how awesome it felt. Remember that you, the Nation, have improved the lives of tens of thousands of people. …

America runs on Dunkin
November 2, 2008 – 11:52 AM | 12 Comments

Literally. I live right on the marathon course, which is cool, mostly, except for the band set up on the corner, whose "music" is echoing off the surrounding buildings and leaving me no part of …

So…there's this cat.
October 19, 2008 – 3:41 PM | 83 Comments
So…there's this cat.

No, not that cat. Or that other fat cat.
This cat, to the right here.
Some [epithet] left this cat in a carrier on 9th Street in Park Slope on Friday and didn't come back for him. …