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Your Revenge Here

Eva Nagorski | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eva Nagorski

YaVaughnie Wilkins' Times Square billboard, a display of her love affair with Charles E. Phillips, looks like it might have been inspired by... a fictional character who did exactly the same thing.

Billboard For BMW Of Bridgeport Prompts 911 Calls (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A unconventional Connecticut billboard with a life-sized mannequin and teddy bear on top is prompting emergency calls from a...

Pro Prop. 8 Attorney Cooper: You Can't Destroy Bigotry By Erasing Tapes

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

The lead defense attorney in the Prop 8 case has asked the judge in the case to destroy the video tapes of the proceedings so far.

It's Only an Act of Terror If it Terrorizes

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Last weekend America had the chance to be in the driver's seat, in a position of power. Instead, American media, and officials, chose the victim route focusing on our vulnerability rather than our resilience.

Lachlan Murdoch Close To Buying Billboard, Hollywood Reporter: Report

Guardian | Chris Tryhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lachlan Murdoch is reported to be close to buying US trade magazines including the music and entertainment industry bibles Billboard and the Hollywood...

The Return of Stryper

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Because the members of Stryper were devoutly religious and refused to separate their beliefs from their music, they were relentlessly mocked by a rock press that couldn't mentally process the four boys from La Mirada.

Lachlan Murdoch Drops Out Of Group Buying Billboard, Hollywood Reporter

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lachlan Murdoch has dropped out of an investment group looking to buy The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard and other titles from Nielsen Business Media a...

It's Not Maine, It's the Process

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

The fact is, no civil right should be left up to the masses. Our founders were very clear about equality in the Constitution.

Why Is Obama Firing Dan Choi?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Dan Choi's poignant point fell on deaf ears at his hearing and while he is still an active soldier, he has been recommended for discharge under Don't Ask, Don't Tell, something the Commander in Chief could halt.

What Does It Mean When British Pop Fans Rage Against the Machine?

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Blankenship

Like anyone, I enjoy a lot of the pop music dispensed from Simon Cowell's empire, but it's just exciting to see this netroots campaign unseat the winner of Britain's American Idol-like X-Factor with a 15 year-old song about revolution.

Thanksgiving On The Island Of Misfit Toys

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

Holidays are for families. I am so proud to be a member of a community that acknowledges that by creating families from the most unlikely of people in the most unusual of ways.

Jordan Seiler, Public Ad Campaign Whitewash Illegal Ads

nytimes.com | Colin Moynihan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It was a bizarre cat-and-mouse game, played on Sunday across scores of makeshift billboards in New York. One group of artists and activists spread ac...

Grammy Goes Pop And Never Comes Back

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Grammy has always walked a tightrope between what is commercial and what is artistically satisfying, but the 2010 nominees show that commercialism and corporatism have a strong hold on the awards.

A City and Nation of Bystanders

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

How could any American, any human, stand by as another is brutally raped? How could other Americans join in, jeer, take photos and videos with their c...

Controversial Billboard Of Joseph And Mary In Bed: God 'A Hard Act To Follow'

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A billboard at a New Zealand church depicting a downcast Joseph lying beside Mary in bed and the heading "God is a har...

Racist Obama Billboards: Colorado Ad Links President With Jihadists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Wolf Interstate Leasing in Wheat Ridge, Colorado has put up a billboard insinuating that President Obama is somehow tied to Jihadists and the Fort Hoo...

After the Marches and Speeches, Things Worse or the Same

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

President Obama's speech to the Human Rights Campaign was inspirational, stirring, and, like most performances not backed up by any action, meant nothing.

Rock Music Legend Sandy Pearlman On The Passing Of Feminine Culture Power Source, Ellie Greenwich

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Howie Klein

Ellie Greenwich beat Pat Benatar to the punch with the pixie slut haircut. Signaling that feminine power source, the union of opposites.

Yes, Scots, That's Outrageous

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

There's a wacked out reward system going on in world culture these days

One Smart Blonde

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

As in true Hollywood fashion, Elle gets her man (the right one) and happy endings are doled out all around to the deserving, the audience stands and cheers and the curtain falls.

Freedom Without Equality Is Just a Medal

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Let's hope Barack does more than award Harvey Milk: Let's hope he takes the spirit and lessons Milk taught and actually begins changing things for members of his country still oppressed by institutionalized bigotry and religious dogma.

An Interview with Matisyahu, Plus Barbra Streisand and Brian Setzer Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Matisyahu's latest album, Light showcases his young, old soul, further exploring musical territories of both the secular and sacred.

Hair: The Tribe Has Spoken

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The stars of Hair know how lucky they've been to experience a journey that started in a concert in Central Park last summer: they've scored the Willy Wonka Golden Ticket in landing this gig.

The Man Goes Through the Mirror

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

He died trying. He kept going. He gathered up his "mess" and always kept it moving forward.

A Clunky Way to Spend Billions

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles Karel Bouley

The recent Cash for Clunker legislation passed by Congress as part of the $106 billion war funding bill is a complete and total waste of a billion dollars short term, four billion long term.