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Gail Collins Is Obsessed With Romney’s Dog She’s mentioned it in her columns nearly three dozen times.
On Obsessed, Man With OCD Is Tormented by El Camino Cars Spotting an El Camino sends him into paroxysms of hand-wiping.
Katz’s Beats 2nd Avenue Deli on ‘Food Wars’? Plus, watch Anthony Bourdain butcher a pig, and an update on the 2nd Avenue Deli’s Upper East Side location.
Liev Schreiber Describes the Struggles of Dating a Movie Star Plus: Kate Winslet’s life while growing up was like a Joe Orton farce, whatever that means.
Obsessing Over the Clothes at Beyoncé’s Obsessed Premiere Our thoughts on Beyoncé’s Balmain train, Tinsley Mortimer’s handbag, and Christian Siriano’s pants.
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Does It Really Matter If Beyoncé’s New Album Is Late? Insiders say she’s not completing her latest album on time, but with a lucrative film career ahead of her, that probably doesn’t matter.
Elle Macpherson Inks Revlon Deal; Wash Your Hair in Caviar Elle Macpherson poses for Revlon and Sarah Jessica Parker invites you and your mom to see Sex and the City for free!
Has Molecular Gastronomy Jumped the Shark? It’s still big on Top Chef, but molecular gastronomy isn’t that special anymore.
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Please Don’t Make ‘Gotham’ the Official Nickname of New York City A Queens councilman wants to cash in on the upcoming Batman movie with a really bad idea.
L.A. ‘Times’ Duped on Tupac-Diddy Story For all of you I Love the 90s fans who are heartsick for a little East Coast–West Coast rivalry, last week was a big one: The Los Angeles Times reported that the 1994 shooting of Tupac Shakur in the lobby of the Quad Recording Studios in midtown was carried out by associates of none other than Sean “Diddy” Combs, who knew about the whole thing beforehand.
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Do Two Recent Novels About China Obscure the Looming Robot Threat? Yes Are Alex Berenson and Colin Harrison actually robots obscuring the coming robot apocalypse? The answer to this question is also yes.
Test-driving Tabla’s FreshDirect Meals Do these prepared meals taste like Tabla? Sort of!
Hide the Anecdotes: James Frey Is in Soho to Stay Frey buys more in Soho, stained glass lingers in Bay Ridge, and Bed-Stuy sales are in the toilet in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
We Want These ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Propaganda Posters With Battlestar Galactica returning in just a week, we’re getting plenty excited for some good TV for a change.
An Open Letter to Marc Jacobs on the Matter of His New Beau Dearest Marc: We know it’s hard to find a good man, but the latest word about your new “friend” Austin A has us a bit concerned. The threesome makeout sessions? The screaming matches?
Media Panel Stretches Blog Metaphors, Blows Kisses at Obama At a NYU Media Talk last night focusing on “Publishing and the Election,” Newsweek’s Jonathan Alter called Thomas Payne “the original blogger.” We bet he didn’t have to deal with unending pajama jokes!
Artist Brandon Nastanski Invites You Into His Secret Hideout From this weekend’s PULSE show at Pier 40, a secret hideaway for art lovers.
Spring Brings Openings to Brooklyn; a $5 Soda in Brooklyn? A sister to the Smoke Joint, a way-overpriced soda, and “workingman’s tapas” come to Red Hook.
The Other Kristen Davis Is Whorey Too! An explanation for today’s news that a 32-year-old hedge-fund lady was arrested yesterday for running a ring of high-priced prostitutes.
David Hajdu on the Great Comics Scare “I think there’s still a very deep-rooted fear that our kids are going to turn against us like Dobermans.”
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When Mom Wears Comme des Garçons, Daughter Does Too In this week’s Video Look Book, Eiko Berkowitz works Victorian vintage with high-end labels. Watch and learn from an eclectic local master.