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Hillary Clinton Endorses Andrew Cuomo for Governor, Which Means She Does Not Endorse Cynthia Nixon Hillary Clinton Endorses Andrew Cuomo for Governor, Which Means She Does Not Endorse Cynthia Nixon

We haven’t heard a ton from Hillary Clinton in the way of political endorsements since the election, which was either, like, six months ago or three years ago, I can never remember. But a spokesperson for the former Secretary of State confirmed to the New York Times that Clinton is endorsing Andrew Cuomo in the…

Racist Lawbro Who Harassed Spanish Speakers Is Actually a Big Fucking Baby [UPDATED] Racist Lawbro Who Harassed Spanish Speakers Is Actually a Big Fucking Baby [UPDATED]

Aaron Schlossberg, the Manhattan lawyer whose racist rant at Spanish speaking restaurant employees went viral this week, doesn’t like being in the limelight. He probably should have thought about that before loudly harassing Latinx people in a busy Midtown eatery.

Rudy, You Fuckin' Dumbass Rudy, You Fuckin' Dumbass

Rudy Giuliani loves to pride himself on how he’s the savior of New York—even though he set up the city for its eventual blanket gentrification via draconian laws, among other destructive tactics—because he happened to be the mayor during 9/11, a fact he likes to bring up a lot. But there are certain universal…

For Powerful Men, #MeToo Is About Optics For Powerful Men, #MeToo Is About Optics

Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo quickly took ownership over the fall of former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who has resigned and is facing multiple criminal investigations after the New Yorker published allegations of his physical abuse against women. Cuomo, whose office has…

What Is Union Square? What Is Union Square?

What is Union Square? Maps tell me it is a square (really more of a rectangle) that sits in the middle of Manhattan, but why do we have it? Is it actually a physical place, or is it just a mindset? When is a person really “in” Union Square? When they are on 14th Street? When they are in Chipotle? When they are having…

Update: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns Following Abuse Accusations  Update: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Resigns Following Abuse Accusations 

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a Democrat and seemingly ardent supporter of women’s rights, has been accused of physically abusing at least four women, Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer revealed in their latest bombshell report in the New Yorker.

Sarah Jessica Parker Endorses Cynthia Nixon Because Friendships Never Go Out of Style Sarah Jessica Parker Endorses Cynthia Nixon Because Friendships Never Go Out of Style

Sarah Jessica Parker has no patience for skepticism surrounding Cynthia Nixon’s New York gubernatorial bid.

When a Public Official Sells Feminism, Who Is Being Empowered? When a Public Official Sells Feminism, Who Is Being Empowered?

The women’s movement has experienced a thrilling resurgence in the time since Donald Trump was elected president, and along with it, the less thrilling phenomenon of commercial feminism. This is a messy state of affairs as it is, but when public officials are involved in packaging empowerment as a product to be…

Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Over His Primary Competition, Cynthia Nixon  Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Over His Primary Competition, Cynthia Nixon 

On Tuesday, the New York Daily News reported that New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is endorsing Governor Andrew Cuomo as he prepares to face off against actress Cynthia Nixon, who announced her candidacy on Monday, in September’s Democratic primary.

Cynthia Nixon's Team Reportedly Encouraged by Andrew Cuomo's 'Meltdown' Over Governor Run Rumors Cynthia Nixon's Team Reportedly Encouraged by Andrew Cuomo's 'Meltdown' Over Governor Run Rumors

Cynthia Nixon, star of Sex and the City and the criminally underrated 2005 film Little Manhattan, hasn’t confirmed whether or not she’ll challenge New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in this year’s upcoming gubernatorial primary. But it appears she’s encouraged by how nuts Cuomo’s been driven by the mere threat of…

New York State Senator Accused of Forcibly Kissing Staffer New York State Senator Accused of Forcibly Kissing Staffer

Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Woman Sentenced Up to Four Years For Killing Her Fiancé By Deflating His Kayak Woman Sentenced Up to Four Years For Killing Her Fiancé By Deflating His Kayak

A woman accused of killing her fiancé by unplugging his kayak and taking away his paddle last spring has been sentenced to up to four years in prison.

It's Still Technically Not Illegal For NYPD to Have Sex With Someone in Custody It's Still Technically Not Illegal For NYPD to Have Sex With Someone in Custody

It should both surprise and enrage you to learn that under New York state law, it is not illegal for a law enforcement official to have sex with someone in their custody—an action for which they cannot possibly provide consent. The little-known loophole for police is now coming to the attention of local public…

New York's Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into the Weinstein Company  New York's Attorney General Launches Civil Rights Investigation Into the Weinstein Company 

On Monday, New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that his office has launched a civil rights investigation of the Weinstein Company after numerous sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

Luann de Lesseps' Divorce Debriefing Is a Bizarre Artifact of Reality Television 

Luann de Lesseps recently parted ways with her shiny bald husband of seven months, Tom D’Agostino, after persistent cheating rumors and a public row that ended in either a “slap” or a “face hold,” depending on who you ask.

De Blasio Won't Endorse Cuomo For Re-Election Because He's 'Not Talking About 2018 Right Now' De Blasio Won't Endorse Cuomo For Re-Election Because He's 'Not Talking About 2018 Right Now'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, the frontrunner in next week’s Democratic mayoral primary, won’t say whether he supports New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s re-election bid—not because he can’t stand the guy (though he can’t, and it’s obvious), but because he’s simply refusing to talk to the media about mid-term…

The Mooch Calls CNN to Deliver Cryptic Rant About New York, Leakers 

Anthony “the Mooch” Scaramucci is not even a week into his new job as White House communications director and he’s already entered into an extremely public and very stupid fight with chief of staff Reince Priebus, tweeting last night, in response to a Politico story about his financial conflicts: “In light of the leak…

Nicki Minaj Is Gifted Key to Queens, New York Nicki Minaj Is Gifted Key to Queens, New York

Nicki Minaj, née Onika Tanya Maraj, now holds the key to her native New York City borough. Melinda Katz, Queens Borough President, gifted the rapper this symbolic key in commemoration of her musical achievements.

Meet Me In The Bathroom Adds Another Chapter to the Rock Mythology of New York City Meet Me In The Bathroom Adds Another Chapter to the Rock Mythology of New York City

A writer who chooses to construct an oral history is deliberately creating a legend. Rather than stand as the objective, omniscient narrative voice of journalism, the writer cedes the floor to those who were there, those who were most affected, and—in the case of Meet Me In The Bathroom—those who were the most fucked…

Girl Falls Off Ride At Six Flags, Sustains Mild Injuries After 25 Foot Drop

A 14-year-old girl plummeted 25 feet after falling off a ride at Six Flags amusement park in upstate New York. Thankfully, her injuries are minor, and as of Sunday morning she is in stable condition.

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