Steve Lonegan's Top Aide Calls Cory Booker 'Weird', 'Strange' and 'Gay'

It appears Steve Lonegan, the Republican Senate hopeful from New Jersey, is employing some world-class jackhole in a key position. Senior staffer and key strategist Rick Shaftan is out there shouting profanity-laced bigoted bullshit about his bosses Democratic opponent Cory Booker. » 10/12/13 12:00pm 10/12/13 12:00pm

Your BFF Cory Booker Easily Won the New Jersey Senate Primary

Cory Booker just locked down the Democratic nomination for one of New Jersey's United States Senate seats. With the vote still being counted, the AP projected a win by Booker, who had a wide lead over his nearest challenger, Representative Frank Pallone. Come October, it's most likely buh-bye Newark, and hello Mr.… » 8/13/13 9:30pm 8/13/13 9:30pm

It's a Day, and So Cory Booker Rescued an Abused Dog

I know, I know, we've already determined that Cory Booker is a shitty imaginary boyfriend, but then he keeps doing things that are really fucking great and we can't help but thinking — should we try one more time to make it work?? » 6/30/13 10:30pm 6/30/13 10:30pm

Super Human Cory Booker Is Now Personally Rescuing Animals from the…

Oh, Cory Booker. Now you're just showing off. With the east coast in the midst of a cold snap, the mayor of Newark has taken to personally rescuing animals who have been left outside to fend for themselves. Or he at least rescued a dog while a reporter was standing nearby snapping photos. (Personally, I couldn't care… » 1/25/13 7:00pm 1/25/13 7:00pm

Super Mayor Cory Booker Wonders Aloud Whether He’ll Run for Governor…

Cory Booker, the Batman/Mayor of Newark, has intimated that he's considering a gubernatorial run against Chris Christie, a decision he'll have to make in the next two weeks. He's also considering a 2014 Senate run, though that undertaking would be most likely be contingent on whether or not Democratic Sen. Frank… » 12/09/12 5:45pm 12/09/12 5:45pm

Cory Booker Causes Mini Riot at Newark City Council Meeting

Oh, no. Something's rotten in the state of Newark and our imaginary boyfriend Cory Booker might have something to do with it. During last night's Newark city council meeting, Booker staged a procedural move that had Newark's citizens so worked up that the gathering devolved into an actual brawl, with several people… » 11/21/12 5:20pm 11/21/12 5:20pm

Your Imaginary Boyfriend: Cory Booker

Welcome to Your Imaginary Boyfriend, Jezebel's new series in which we explore the wild and entirely fabricated world of dating a famous person. As is the risk with most fan fiction, things might get weird and things might get creepy, but the important thing is that we all have a good time. (With that in mind, there… » 11/12/12 3:05pm 11/12/12 3:05pm

Watching Steel Magnolias Makes Him Cry: Cory Booker Is Just Like Us

Because we can't stop, won't stop with the Bookerdemonium, New York magazine brings us some more reasons why we'd love to cuddle up to Mayor Handsome. (And there are, alas, reasons why we really wouldn't.) Either way, there's no denying that the man is a political star; every person with a Twitter account wants to be… » 11/09/12 11:15am 11/09/12 11:15am

Cory Booker Is a Great Imaginary Boyfriend But Probably Sucks in Real…

If you've been alive this past week, you've been witness or party to Cory Booker fever. He's a hero, has a great sense of humor (important in a man!), and is damn handsome. Is it hot in here or is that just the rising temperature of a million vaginas? » 11/06/12 1:40pm 11/06/12 1:40pm