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Uptown vs Downtown. Does it even matter anymore?

For anyone who has spent an inordinate amount of time in New York City, the unspoken rule is obvious: uptown is that way and...

Should online publishers charge for their content?

In light of the announcement by the NY Times over the weekend that they intend to begin charging some sort of fee for part...

The double standard of women…

I'm sitting across the table with a woman on a luncheon outing and to be sure she's quite delightful. We speak at length...

Free Burma Alliance. The Humanitarian crises you never knew anything about.

Scallywag and Vagabond recently headed over to the Friars Club where the Free Burma Alliance was having a fundraiser for those individuals...

The wayward journey of the New York birther.

Quite simply it was the most breathtaking view of Manhattan I’d ever seen. True, it wasn’t that ultimate mark of status, not the arriviste,...

Peter Davis: Gossip, scandal and a tasty Yankee burger…

Peter Davis is the modern day equivalent of the nineteenth century French dandy Robert de Montesquiou-...

Divorce leaves women poorer men lonelier….

Fifty years ago, the mere mention of divorce would leave many women distraught and reevaluating their lives. Oh my, how times have changed. Nowadays,...

The argument for oxytocin. Inducing empathy could save the world. But who really wants...

Judging by the recent disharmony in the world one could be pressed to argue the root of what ails society is the degree...

The Michael Jackson Death trial and how Conrad Murray and the media profited from...

Perhaps it's particularly telling that a man accused of the involuntary slaughter of another man should be whilst waiting for the verdict of his...

Anonymous shuts down dozens of far right web sites and reveals the identity of...

Last week it was a security think tank, and months before that corporations it deemed complicit in the entrenched class war but as of...

Atheist awards teenager $40 000 scholarship because she stood up to school.

All Jessica Ahlquist wanted was for her school to stop mixing religion with her state education. Here's an interesting story of a teenager so incensed...

Robert Rhoades a portrait of a typical serial killer?

It has to be one of the most damning things in the world. To be summarily executed at the hands of an individual bent...
Passive aggressive

The passive aggressive games women play against each other.

It never fails. Every time I go to some social function, I come home and get ready to fall asleep when some seemingly harmless...

Why women are foolish to think that men wont cheat on them…

Of course your boyfriend or husband would never cheat on you, until of course he does... I once  found myself in front of a woman...

Kristen Stewart emerges as Trampire. Now receiving images of herself with her eyes burnt...

Robert Pattinson said to change number, wants nothing to do with Kristen Stewart. Robert Pattinson fans hostilely respond to assertions that he is cheating behind...