| May 16, 2011
| 7:56 AM
You might remember Jimmy McMillan from the time he stole the show during the 2010 New York gubernatorial debate with his catch phrase "The Rent is Too Damn High" as the candidate from, you guessed it, "The Rent is Too Damn High" party.
He had everyone...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 8:56 AM
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• What's that Jon Stewart said about...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 11:35 AM
New York Magazine published an interesting piece today that analyzes what's becoming an increasing split in the Republican party: The divide between big-government social conservatives and the small-government libertarians.
The piece, called "You can...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 4:37 PM
'Mad Men' actress Christina Hendricks tell Health magazine that she'd trade bodies with Jessica Alba: Laughs with reporter about unkind online comments and â€śChristina Hendricksâ€™s cup sizeâ€ť being such a popular search term on Google. (Healt...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 9:36 PM
Thompson, Bloomberg and the office of the Arizona Attorney General respond to the administration's immigration policy....
| Jan 31, 2010
| 7:24 AM
The Obama administration said Sunday it would consider local opposition when deciding where to hold Sept. 11 trials and pledged to seek swift justice for the professed mastermind of the attacks.
"Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is going to meet justice and he's...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 6:34 PM
A missing 3-year-old boy from Florida was found unharmed at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Midtown Tuesday, police said.
According to NYPD officials, Nathaniel Fons was abandoned by a man and a woman at the landmark cathedral at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday....
| Aug 19, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Chang Weisberg is aware that the natural thing to do in this situation is count his blessings. Rock the Bells, the traveling hip-hop festival he founded, is recognized as the most consistently successful tour of its kind: a beacon to......
| Feb 12, 2010
| 4:28 AM
NEW YORK -- Former President Bill Clinton has left the Manhattan hospital where he underwent a heart procedure, a close friend said Friday.
Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe said on CBS' "The Early Show" that Clinton had...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 2:11 PM
Faced with mounting pressure to resign over a scandal swirling around him, Governor Paterson is remaining defiant and vowing to complete the remaining ten months of his term.
He held meetings at the Executive Mansion with Democratic leaders John...