A Partly Nude Evening of Shakespeare With the Outdoor Co-ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society

Late Thursday afternoon in New York City, an hour or so before the sunset, a nude woman in combat boots jogged casually around the lawn of Summit Rock in Central Park. About 100 yards away, an audience of around 200 people politely pretended not to see her; she was, technically, “backstage,” and the show hadn’t yet…

Pregnant Women's Right to a Damn Drink Is Now Legally Protected in New York City

There’s a certain doom that sets in around the eight-month mark of pregnancy; an acknowledgment that soon the baby will be here, you’ll have no time for yourself, and the next few months will inevitably be spent in a sleepless, unshowered haze. It’s around that time that many expecting mothers decide that they need to…

Judge Swiftly Rejects Cosby's Demand for New York's Unpublished Interviews With His Accusers 

In July of last year, 35 of the women accusing Bill Cosby of rape were photographed and interviewed by New York magazine, a powerful testament to what an allegedly heinous and villainous rapist the once-beloved entertainer is. On Tuesday, a judge swiftly turned down a demand from Cosby’s lawyers for the magazine to…

Video of Anthony Cumia's Alleged Domestic Assault Shows Him Searching for Gun, Getting Police to Leave

Radio shock jock Anthony Cumia entered rehab not long ago, following a December arrest for allegedly strangling his then-girlfriend in his home. The night of the incident, Dani Golightly broadcast about two minutes of footage from Cumia’s home on Periscope. A longer and much more disturbing video of the same incident…

What Was Anyone Thinking Letting Bill de Blasio and Hillary Clinton Joke About 'Colored People Time'?

The conservative Internet is convulsing over a clip of Hillary Clinton and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio making an awkward joke about the mayor running late because he was on “colored people time.” Someone wrote that joke for him to perform. Who the hell thought this was a good idea?

Clinton and Sanders Both Release New York Ads Reminding You They're Not Bigoted Monsters 

In the lead-up to New York’s April 19 primary, both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have released NY-centric ads focusing on the fact that they’re not hideous bigots. Sanders’ ad focuses on his “New York values,” as a subtle fuck-you to Ted Cruz, while the Clinton ad focuses on the terrifying nightmare that is a…

Ted Cruz to New York: We're Cool, Right Baby? New York to Ted Cruz: No 

Ted Cruz, that bloated fragment of sea junk, seemingly forgot that he would ever have to deal with the state that he publicly insulted on the debate stage in January. But of course he has to deal with New York, because it’s New York, and he’s running for president. And New York is now like, “Haha, no thanks.”


Trump Rally Forced a Long Island Rape Crisis Center to Shut Down for the Day

A Donald Trump rally on Wednesday afternoon in Long Island forced a counseling center for victims of rape and domestic abuse to abruptly shut its doors for the better part of a day. The Safe Center LI found out late Tuesday that the roads around their building would be closed. They were forced to cancel around 30…

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Bans State Travel to North Carolina After Anti-LGBT Law

Last week, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law a draconian bill that repealed every local LGBT anti-discrimination law and requires people to use the bathroom that corresponds with the biological gender written on their birth certificate. Obviously, this has prompted massive backlash.