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The Man Behind the Merman

Steve Schonberg | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

One of today's great comediennes is in fact a man. In the tradition of other celebrated gender benders, like Divine, Dame Edna and RuPaul, the man who transforms nightly into Varla Jean Merman has spent the better part of 20 years elevating "drag" to a peerless variety of this art form.

Ray May Be Away But Trouble Will Stay

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, said to be traveling in Israel, picked a good week to be out of town. There was plenty of bad NYPD news while he was gone.

Michael Mineo Case: Officer Maloney's Testimony Supports Mineo's Account

nytimes.com | KAREEM FAHIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

During an arrest in a Brooklyn subway station on Oct. 15, 2008, he watched a fellow officer jab a baton between the buttocks of a suspect, and he thou...