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Bloomberg's Blizzard Blunder

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

While thousands of Big Apple residents struggled with the snow, their mayor exulted over the ability of tourists to get to a Spider-Man preview -- terrible snow politics.

Turn Off the Snark: A Short History of Death, Near-Death and Injury in the Theatre

Leonard Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leonard Jacobs

Centuries after the Roman Coliseum served as a theater of death, we're as fascinated as we ever were by even the hope of watching excruciating pain.

Spider-Man Actor Walking After 30-Foot Fall

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The stunt actor who fell 30 feet while playing Spider-Man on Broadway is walking again, and his father said Saturday that he can't wa...

Spider-Man Musical Canceled, Will Reopen Thursday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE II: The Post is now reporting that the state is satisfied with the safety changes, and the show will reopen on Thursday. UPDATE: The NY Post...

Twitter Reacts To Serious 'Spider-Man' Injury

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The $65 million broadway spectacle 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' sure has had its share of woes lately. The would-be blockbuster, directed by Julie ...

'Spider-Man' Actor Injured In Stunt Fall

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Broadway might need a superhero to save the new Spider-Man musical. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," the most expensive production in...

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Debt

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Midnight. The Oval Office. President Barack Obama is pouring over the budget figures. Suddenly, the Amazing Spider-Man swings in through the window.

Emma Stone Cast In New 'Spider-Man' Movie

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Emma Stone will play Gwen Stacy in the next "Spider-Man" movie. Stone will star opposite Andrew Garfield, who plays Spidey and alter...

PHOTOS: Fashion Elite at 'Balenciaga'; Bloomberg Saves Spider-Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night many New Yorkers were out supporting great causes. George Clooney (and his gorgeous girlfriend) and Robert Kennedy Jr. for attended the ...

Bloomberg To Appoint Spiderman To Schools Chancellor?

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you are a Daily News reader you might have noticed the insert today of the Spider-Man comic with Mayor Bloomberg on the cover. The Mayor's Office ...

From D.C.'s Kennedy Center to East of Angel Town: Conversations with Branford Marsalis and Peter Cincotti

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis has been accumulating a series of honors, with the upcoming NEA's Jazz Masters Award being one of the most prestigious yet.

Tadeusz Sudol: An Eye for the Roosevelt Island Tram

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

Tadeusz Sudol is a renowned architect working with a prestigious Manhattan firm. He also presides over his local art gallery, RIVAA. Above and beyon...

Thomas Haden Church on Easy A (AUDIO)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Rivera

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Andrew Garfield: ''Spider-Man' Lead

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — There's a new Spider-Man in town. Andrew Garfield, whose credits include last year's Heath Ledger film "The Imaginarium of Doctor P...

As the Search Narrows Down to Just Five Actresses, Just How 'Token' Will Spider-Man's Girlfriend Be in the Reboot?

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It's the dilemma of most working actresses: forced to choose either no mainstream work or be stuck playing the 'token female character/love interest.'

Unlikely Saints: Stan Lee, Soupy Sales and the Golden Rule

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Reading the well-known Golden Rule twice in two days from my two childhood heroes had a major impact on me. Both of them have been "good guys" in every sense of the word over the years, and now I understood why.

iPad Comic Apps: How Did Marvel Win?

MacNewsWorld | John P. Mello, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Certain applications on the iPad seem almost native to the device. Reading electronic books, for example, falls into that category. So does reading co...

Hollywood Runs Out of Superheroes, Brings Classic Chewing Gum to Big Screen

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a statement which has caused seismic fanboy shock waves, Hollywood announced that it has officially run out of superheroes to adapt into motion pic...

Spider-Man Catches Thief In Comic Book Store Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A comic book store owner went from being a grown man dressed as a super hero to an actual real-life hero when he caught a thief red-handed at his shop...

Enough of comic-book movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are a lot of elements of modern cinema on which I'd like to see a moratorium declared. Let's start with remakes - particularly remakes of reall...

GoCause: Searching for Heroism in Populist Distress

Matt Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Hooper

While he has the makings of a cooler, edgier superhero than many of his predecessors, our president isn't a superhero -- he is a smart man with a tough job.

Spider-Man Fired: Peter Parked Heads To Unemployment Line

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOS ANGELES (Associated Press) -- Time to dust off that resume, Spider-Man. You're fired! Don't fret, the web-slinger will still be keeping New Yor...

Wes Anderson's "Spider-Man" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

What if Wes Anderson directed Spider-Man? And what if Peter Parker was played by Anderson regular Jason Schwartzman? And what if someone absolutely na...

Movie Review Of 'Brothers': Brilliant Direction Matched By Brilliant Acting

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

It has been said that war movies do not create good box office but that has been disputed by the success of the amazing film "The Hurt Locker." Now comes "Brothers" to further smash this concept.

Tobey Maguire Talk About 'Spider-Man 4' Delay

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Tobey Maguire doesn't think "Spider-Man 4" has become a tangled mess. The 34-year-old star of the web-slinging superhero franchis...