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The Rent Is Too Damn High

Over Half Of New York Can't Afford To Pay The Rent

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business

A new report confirms what New Yorkers have known for years: the rent really is too damn high. Over 50 percent of New York state residents pay ren...

The Rent Is Too Damn High, In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

Jimmy McMillan said it, we all feel it and now there’s a chart to prove it: The rent is too damn high. More than half of all renters across the ...

Enough Left vs. Right Blame Game: Shutdown Was a Failure of Two-Party System

Travis Irvine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Travis Irvine

Any Republican or Democrat who replaces another Republican or Democrat will still be a Republican or Democrat and likely buckle to the Republican or Democrat establishment interests.

Good News For Rent Is Too Damn High Candidate

AP | Posted 09.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has decided a man who wants to run for New York City mayor as the Rent is Too Damn High Party's candidate should...

Why I Endorse Anthony Weiner

Jimmy McMillan | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York
Jimmy McMillan

I said it once and I'll say it again: We're all freaky and Anthony Weiner just exposed his freaky-ism in the wrong way.

Michael McLaughlin

He's Back! Jimmy McMillan Has Some Words For Spitzer And Weiner

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.11.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The underdog who used a catchy phrase about high-priced life in New York City to become an oddball fixture in city politics is back -- and...

NYC Rent Average Reaches All-Time high

Posted 07.12.2013 | New York

New data confirms what everybody already knows about living in New York City: The rent is too damn high. The average rent on an apartment in New Yo...

WATCH: Your 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Candidate For Mayor

Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

Jimmy McMillan, formerly the "Rent Is Too Damn High" gubernatorial candidate, is now the "Rent Is Too Damn High" mayoral candidate in New York City. ...

'Rent Too Damn High' Candidate Faces Eviction

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A candidate who ran for New York governor because "the rent is too damn high" says he's being evicted from his rent-controlled Manhat...

WATCH: Trailer For 'DAMN!' Jimmy McMillan Documentary

Posted 09.04.2011 | New York

We first heard about the Jimmy McMillan documentary, DAMN!, back in December when Fantastic Relationship Filmmaking got Kickstarter funding to finish ...

WATCH: Jimmy McMillan's Presidential Spoof On 'Weekend Update'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SNL brought Jimmy McMillan back this weekend on Weekend Update. The voice of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party appeared in his signature black gloves...

Jimmy McMillan Got 40,000 Votes Yesterday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Jimmy McMillan says he can't quit now – the rent is still "too damn high." The man who became the breakout star of New York's ...

Jimmy McMillan Of 'The Rent Is Too Damn High' Announces Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jimmy McMillan, folk hero, internet sensation, and leader of New York political party "The Rent Is Too Damn High," recently announced he has his sight...

Jimmy McMillan Of 'The Rent Is Too Damn High Party' Announces Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jimmy McMillan, folk hero, internet sensation, and leader of New York political party "The Rent Is Too Damn High," recently announced he has his sight...

President Jimmy McMillan? Ambitions Are Too Damn High

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Try these few words on for size: President Jimmy McMillan. Really rolls off the tongue, huh? Well the former gubernatorial candidate and internet m...

Jimmy McMillan Sings A Song About 'Doing It' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Just when you thought Jimmy McMillan of "Rent Is Too Damn High" fame couldn't get any weirder, here's a video of him singing a sexy slow jam about get...

The Tuition Is Too Damn High

xxxDan Treadwayxxx | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
xxxDan Treadwayxxx

We're a generation willing to mobilize for satire with a purpose. And now that the second season of Jersey Shore has ended, there are hardly any excuses left for students not to complain that the tuition is too damn high!

The 'Charlie Sheen Is Too Damn High' Party: Jimmy McMillan's Latest Cause (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jimmy McMillan in a comedy sketch: need we say more? It's no secret that the Internet finds the "Rent Is Too Damn High" candidate who gained fame duri...

The 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Music Video Released! (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Ain't nothin' else to talk about," indeed. Jimmy McMillan first entered the national spotlight during a New York gubernatorial debate, bellowing that...

The Whole 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Meme Jumps The Shark

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Jimmy McMillan, rent fighter, action figure, music scribe and all-around mustachionado, has sold his franchise beard and slogan to BidHere, an online ...

The 'Rent Is Too Damn High' ALBUM Drops Next Week

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

Tuesday will be a special day for the gubernatorial candidate, and high-rent-fighter Jimmy McMillan. Why? Because that's when his album, entitled "The...

Third Party Candidates Weigh In On Cuomo

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A new Quinnipiac poll released today shows Andrew Cuomo is 20 points ahead of his Republican opponent, Carl Paladino (though Paladino claims the race ...

An Open Letter to Jimmy McMillan of The Rent is Too Damn High Party

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Caitlin Colford

Mr. McMillan, you have inspired my one-hundred-and-seven children and I to work towards our black belt in Karate. Our house rattles as we yell "Hi-Ya!" And we are ready to fight the taxers and landlords of the night.

'SNL' Does Perfect Spoof Of Jimmy McMillan On 'Weekend Update' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Recent star of the New York gubernatorial debate Jimmy McMillan was given a send-up on "Saturday Night Live" last night, when Keenan Thompson debuted ...

The Partisans Salute 'The Rent Is Too Damn High' & Other Third Parties (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

By now you've probably seen New York gubernatorial candidate Jimmy McMillan's ringing endorsement of The Rent Is Too Damn High party, the first politi...