Bill de Blasio, the Anti-Bloomberg, Wins Democratic Mayoral Primary

According to exit poll results, early returns, and the live streaming video from the Team de Blasio block party in Brooklyn, Bill de Blasio will win the democratic mayoral primary, though it’s unclear whether he will hit the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff. Currently, Thompson is behind de Blasio in votes, followed … » 9/10/13 11:04pm 9/10/13 11:04pm

NYC Soda Ban Starts Today But Rebellion Is in the Air

Do you hear the people sing, singing the song of angry men? Can you hear the battle cries that tear through their corn syrup-coated throats as they say "no" and "never" to the tyrannical NYC soda ban that will soon go into effect and ruin our lives forever? While some weak consumers of beverages have already crumpled in… » 3/11/13 11:15am 3/11/13 11:15am

Filmmaker Makes a Compelling Case in Favor of NYC Soda Ban

Filmmaker Casey Neistat made a little documentary for the New York Times about Mayor Bloomberg's infamous soda ban, which, Neistat explains, doesn't really ban as much as people who are super-covetous of their freedom to drink as much liquified sugar in a single gulp seem to think. » 9/10/12 11:55pm 9/10/12 11:55pm

Renesmee Debuts In New Twilight Breaking Dawn Stills, "Renesmee" Still…

For those of you who care, a pretty little girl named Mackenzie Foy makes her debut in the Twilight canon as Renesmee Cullen, daughter of vampire-ized Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in the new Entertainment Weekly, which features all manner of awkward stills for your consumption. Don't you wish you could e-tro… » 6/16/12 11:30am 6/16/12 11:30am

Will Augusta Finally Be Forced to Let a Woman Join?

The world-renowned Augusta National Golf Club is one of the most famous and last remaining true "old boys clubs": in its 80 years of existence, they have never once allowed a woman to become a member. But now they've found themselves in a bit of a jam from which it seems there is no escape. You see, every year they host… » 3/29/12 11:25am 3/29/12 11:25am

Work-Life Balance Goes Out The Window With Bloomberg Discrimination…

A federal judge didn't just dismiss the pregnancy and sex discrimination claim brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of 65 employees of Bloomberg LP. She also delivered a stinging rebuke to the idea of work-life balance, at least as far as the courts are concerned in enforcing it. » 8/18/11 11:30am 8/18/11 11:30am