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Happy birthday, Oreos! Celebrate the cookie with these desserts

The Oreo cookie has come a long way from our childhood days of dipping them in milk. March 6 marks the 100-year anniversary of the cookie.And whether dipped in milk or split in half only for the frosting, pastry chefs around New York are using their Oreo childhood memories as inspiration to create...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 12:53 PM

How were Maya Rudolph and Sleigh Bells on SNL? (VIDEOS)

Another weekend, another episode of Saturday Night Live.This past weekend steering the show were actress Maya Rudolph with musical guest Sleigh Bells.While there were a number of hilarious skits, the winning number was Rudolph portraying Beyonce, while guests come by to congratulate her on her...

Sunday, February 19, 2012, 5:56 PM

'The Colbert Report' will resume taping Monday, Stephen Colbert thanks fans

Our late-nights are going to be normal again starting Monday. After "The Colbert Report' was suspended last week due to an emergency in Stephen Colbert's family, the show will begin taping again.According to a report in the New York Times, sources close to Colbert said he was caring for his 91-year...

Sunday, February 19, 2012, 12:51 PM

Let us have our birth control! 3 ways the argument on women's health is getting out of hand

1.Where them girls at? You're trying to tell us that this is the panel, pictured below, assembled to discuss thebirth control mandate in President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act?The lack of estrogen in this group makes is almost comical, if, youknow, it didn't directly affect female health, in...

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 5:23 PM

What happened to Stephen Colbert and 'The Colbert Report?'

Did you all tune in at 11:30 p.m. last night to watch funny man StephenColbert, only to be surprised by a re-run?Turns out Stephen Colbert suspended the productions of his comedy showdue to an emergency in his family, according to the Wall Street Journal.It is unknown how long he'll be out, but...

Thursday, February 16, 2012, 11:13 AM

For the sake of women everywhere, don't call Sports Illustrated cover model Kate Upton 'curvy'

The big secret has been revealed, fellas, 19-year-old model from Michigan, Kate Upton, is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue cover model.The official announcement will be made Monday night on "The Late Show with David Letterman," though the information was leaked earlier in the day.Upton is no...

Monday, February 13, 2012, 4:57 PM

Who is Bon Iver, you ask?

Let's get something out of the way: There is no way, we repeat, no way, you will ever know every single musician that exists out there.So next time someone you don't know wins a Grammy Award, maybe start by Google searching their name.Starting a Tumblr asking 'Who is Bon Iver?' is just silly.Some...

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 6:26 PM

Table for two: Local chefs dish on their most romantic meal ever

As Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, we asked local New York chefs about the most romantic meal they’ve ever had. While we don’t expect you to take your special someone to an international destination on Feb. 14 like some of these chefs did, you can learn some romantic tricks from the...

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 1:03 PM

When a diagram is worth a million words

In “Schematics: A Love Story,” New York-based photographer and author Julian Hibbard proves that picture books are no longer just for children.Split into three acts, “Schematics” is a high-concept story book of love, loss and memory. And although he writes about personal memories, he assures that...

Monday, February 6, 2012, 2:08 PM

That was Melanie Amaro in the Pepsi commercial, not Maya Rudolph (VIDEO)

Ok folks, we know the Super Bowl isn’t over quite yet and we still have a ton of commercials featuring talking babies and puppies to see but let’s get something straight: The lady in the Elton John Pepsi commercial was “X-Factor” winner Melanie Amaro, not funny lady Maya Rudolph.After the...

Sunday, February 5, 2012, 3:00 PM

Sorry, Newt Gingrigh, you're no Rocky so stop playing 'Eye of the Tiger'

The song that will always remind us of our high school sports banquets is no longer allowed to be played at Newt Gingrich's rallies.You see, Frank Sullivan, co-author of the Rocky theme, 'Eye of the Tiger' filed a lawsuit against Gingrich who has taken to entering rallies with the song blasting....

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 4:32 AM

Susan G. Komen vs. Planned Parenthood: Is this about abortion?

Susan G. Komen, one of the leading charities in preventing and curing breast cancer, has pulled funding to Planned Parenthood.Planned Parenthood decried Komen for having “succumbed to political pressure” related to the topic of abortions.In a statement Planned Parenthood said Komen representatives...

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, 2:32 AM

Miracle of life, indeed: Iowa woman delivers 14-pound baby, Asher Stewardson

The debate of whether women can handle pain better than men was settled today in Des Moines, Iowa once and for all.Kendall Stewardson gave birth to Asher Stewardson at 13 pounds, 13 ounces in Des Moines, Iowa. Yes, you read correctly, she delivered her son, Asher, naturally, after six hours of...

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 1:48 AM

Where to watch the Super Bowl

As Eli Manning and Tom Brady go head-to-head, all you have to do is kick back with an ice-cold beer and some good game-day grub. Whether you’re a die-hard football fan or just in it for the fun, here are our suggestions on places to watch the Super Bowl. SideBAR 120 E. 15th St.212-677-2900www....

Monday, January 30, 2012, 11:28 PM

Divorce sucks: Demi Moore hospitalized for 'exhaustion, enters rehab.

Are we that surprised to hear that Demi Moore was hospitalized for substance abuse and is now heading to rehab? Eh, not really.The recently divorced actress was taken to a hospital Tuesday for issues related to substance abuse.Her rep told TMZ, "Because of the stresses in her life right now, Demi...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 3:40 AM

What's up with John Kerry's face at the State of the Union address?

We know, you're wondering what the deal is with John Kerry's black and blue face. Don't worry, he was not beaten up. It's simply an injury after a friendly pick-up hockey game with friends and family.His aides did not give too many details on what happened, but the Massachusetts Democrat suffered...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 3:09 AM

Did the Giants specifically target Kyle Williams in NFC Championship game?

The Giants' strategy against the 49ers: Play dirty.Everyone knows that many factors contribute to winning a game. Factors like health, luck and weather conditions all play a part in the game. As does, above all, strategy. And the Giants sure know that.There were a lot of mistakes made in the Giants...

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 5:27 AM

Grab a tissue, the history of gay rights movement will make you cry (VIDEO)

In just seven minutes, the video posted below made us cry, smile, broke our hearts and then filled us with hope. It was a roller coaster of emotions we were not prepared for tonight.The video montage explores the progress of the gay rights movement, while also not forgetting the victims.The video...

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 4:44 AM

SNL's resident party animal, Stefon, reviews NYC bars on Yelp

People’s bright ideas never seem to fail us.Today’s gem comes to us via Yelp. Yes, Yelp. Someone out there in the World Wide Web is posting reviews of New York bars as Stefon K., Saturday Night Live’s know-it-all party animal.Stefon is always in the know about New York’s newest and hottest bars and...

Friday, January 13, 2012, 3:47 AM

'Sh*t people say' videos: Please, we beg you, make them stop!

Please, do us all a favor and quit it with the Sh*t [insert stereotype] says videos. We’ve had enough.Today, we received multiple emails, Facebook wall posts and tweets regarding the latest installment: “Sh*t Nobody says,” an ironic twist spoofing things no one ever says. Yes, there were parts of...

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 2:10 AM