| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"HAS there ever been a summer of 23 sequels before?" asks The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy. (We here, writing for the older masses, are ever-grateful to the lush-looking Reporter for keeping us so ably up to date.)
Reporter McCarthy goes on: "The...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Michael C. Hall has listed a property in Los Feliz at $4.5 million. Considering that the "Dexter" star and serial home buyer purchased the place a year ago at $3.825 million, he may not make much of a killing after improvements and commissions.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Jon Bon Jovi.
Does the name mean anything to you?
How about Donald Trump?
OK, how about Terry Pegula?
They head the three groups that reportedly have bid for the Buffalo Bills. You remember the Bills, right?
Probably not, which is why the NFL...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:10 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. — For months now, California Chrome has carried the outlandish dreams of his little-guy owners and his unsung trainer every time he's roared around another racetrack.
As his victories have mounted, so has his cargo.
When he enters...
| Jun 21, 2014
Dear Amy: A group of "frenemies' recently went on a trip together. I wasn't invited and didn't have any expectation of an invitation. During their trip, someone in the group took a picture of them doing their thing with what they considered a funny...
| Jul 7, 2014
Dear Amy: Last week my wife and I purchased three pairs of sneakers at a store. The service was poor and the experience was frustrating.
As we were leaving I noticed the cashier only charged us for two pairs of sneakers. I chose not to say anything...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Gay males have crowned talkshow personality Ellen DeGeneres their most admired celebrity, and have singled out her recent pitch work with Maybelline as the advertising campaign they liked most in the past year.
DeGeneres closely aligns with the celebrity...
| Jul 9, 2014
"You learn to be your best self by sometimes being your worst self."
Who said that first?
As far as I know, I did, and I said it for the first time Tuesday, the day I decided to run a little experiment in misattribution in the quote-happy land of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Q. I do an enormous amount of hiring for my organization. After a decade of interviewing, I notice subtle signs right away that tell me how good a potential employee will be. The problem is I feel guilty that I'm not giving people a chance if I jump to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Neil Patrick Harris of “How I Met Your Mother” fame and his partner, actor David Burtka, have put their home in Sherman Oaks up for sale at $2.995 million.
In a departure from the usual celeb listing, this is being marketed as such and had...