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Falling In Luft with Lorna - at Feinstein's 54 Below

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment
Randee Mia Berman

In the 1977 hit Annie Hall, Alvy (Woody Allen) Singer stops his new cabaret singer crush Annie (Diane Keaton) Hall on the street, in an awkward attemp...

I Used to Be a Clown

Eric Trules | Posted 08.16.2014 | Comedy
Eric Trules

"Gino Cumeezi." That was my name. Great grandson of the infamous and toothless "Gums" Cumeezi. A cross between Charlie Chaplin, Jack Kerouac, and Grand Central Station. I like to think of Gino as a subversive public fool. A comic outlaw. A provocateur to the max. Truly one of New Yawk's "finest."

Feds: Ex-Cops Caught On Tape Making Shocking Torture Plans For Victim

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Federal officials say they have two ex-Chicago area cops on record discussing a shocking torture and mutilation plan of a wealthy businessman they wan...

No Sex, Not Quite the City

Patricia Aranka Smith | Posted 01.15.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Aranka Smith

Here's a sentence I never thought I would write: "My sex life is like Texas" -- it's not hot, but for what seems like ages it has been awfully dry." I guess it's called the Lone Star state for a reason.

Chats With George Benson, John McLaughlin, Fred Schneider of The B-52's, and L.A. Guns' Tracii Guns, Plus Lisa Hannigan's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Soupy Sales,The First Birdbath: From the Detroit Stories

Lester Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lester Sloan

Soupy's pies were the great equalizers. Everyone wanted to be hit with a pie thrown by Soupy, even Sinatra. No one was too big or important to get a pie in the face.

Remembering Soupy Sales

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marshall Fine

I'm not ashamed to say that Soupy Sales was a formative influence on my sense of humor as a preteen and adolescent, along with Rocky & Bullwinkle and the early Mad.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

There are cracks in the concrete walkways at the new Yankee Stadium. Hey, what do you expect for $1.5 billion?

Dead Folks, 2009: The Missed and the Not Missed

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Here's my own brief look at some of the more notable celebrity deaths of 2009. As always, they fall into two categories: "The Good Riddance List" and "The Folks We'll Miss List."

Soupy Sales, Rod Serling -- Prophets Who Raised a Generation

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bradley Burston

This was an era when the original Mad Men ruled the collective unconscious, when a gleaming pastel future, and, by extension, a lavishly sterile present, were held up as ideals and goals.