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Friday Talking Points -- Defending Populism

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back (after we took last week off, to digest) to our Friday roundup! We should have two weeks of news to cover, but nothing much of anything strange or startling happened Thanksgiving week, so we're going to concentrate on just this current week.

Stars in a Record Store

Binky Philips | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Running a record store on St Mark's Place in the East Village during the 1980s put me in the dead-center middle of an exploding mecca of pop culture.

A Compendium of Encounters -- Including Excerpts From My Book On Rhino, My Life In The Ghost of Planets - The Story of a CBGB Almost-Was

Binky Philips | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Over my many years as a rock 'n' roll/pop culture freak, I've had my share of classic New York City encounters with celebrities and ummmmm, street life.

Tales From a New York Record Store

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Binky Philips

I spent the entire decade of the 1980s running St. Mark's Sounds, which was, at the time, pretty much the most happening record store in The Big Apple on the most happening block of St. Mark's Place.

Friday Talking Points [124] -- How's That Libertarian Thingie Workin' Out For Ya?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We certainly have a lot of ground to cover this week, so let's dig right in. I'd like to start with a declaration, though: Bristol Palin is now fair g...

Pennsylvania Avenue Princesses: Who Came Before Sasha And Malia? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Sasha and Malia Obama aren't the first first daughters to pass their time in the public eye. You remember Chelsea Clinton and Barbara and Jenna Bush...

Sarah Palin's Amazing Feat: The Transformation of GOP Leaders Into Stepford Wives

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

On TV panel discussion after another, no matter what obvious shortcoming of Palin is presented, these so-called knowledgeable and pure Americans have a ready answer no matter how illogical.