China's Tainted Baby Formula Scare Revives Old Fears About Chinese…

Reports are surfacing » 9/12/08 9:40am 9/12/08 9:40am today that China is being rocked by a tainted baby formula scare that has resulted in the death of one child in the northwestern province of Gansu and the development of kidney stones in 50 other babies across the country. The reports have, once again, sparked local and international doubts in…

Your Clothes Are Not Made In America, Which Is Why You Can Afford Them

How much did you pay for the last item of clothing you purchased? Was it a bargain? As The New York Times reports: "As consumers adjust to soaring prices for gasoline, food, education and medical care, just about the only thing that seems a bargain today is clothes - mainstream clothes, anyway." Part of the reason… » 5/30/08 1:00pm 5/30/08 1:00pm

Marc Jacobs: Blue Hair Is Not As Bad As A Bribery Scandal

  • Poor Marc Jacobs. First the world calls him crazy, now he's caught up in a bribery scandal. Turns out that the superintendent of NYC's 69th Regiment Armory, where Jacobs' shows are held each season, demanded little cash prezzies upwards of $30,000 from Marc et al in order for him to grant them permission to show…
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Broadway Momentarily Un-Gay: Clay Aiken Musical Cancelled

Moe is being interrogated by El Al as I type this, which means that her stock market/foreign policy-illuminating "Evening Purge" will be on hiatus until she returns from The Homeland next week. (My homeland, she keeps telling me. Not hers. Whatevs.) And so, back by not popular demand, my Bush-hating, animal-loving… » 8/15/07 7:00pm 8/15/07 7:00pm