On Friday, a white lady named Clara Vondrich had her iPhone stolen out of her hand in Williamsburg but was able to catch one of the thieves, a 13-year-old boy. This story made it into the New York Post, and in the process taught us all important lessons about what not to do when you're able to capture your own child mugger.
Despite appearances, the costumed mascots of Times Square can be a sour bunch. Just last year, Cookie Monster pushed a baby, Elmo spewed anti-Semitic vitriol, and Super Mario got handsy with someone's thigh. But apparently the stinkiest of all is the Spider-Man who hit a woman in the face after quarreling about a tip.
Following her death on Monday from an apparent suicide, New York designer L’Wren Scott was largely eulogized for her decade-long romantic relationship with Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. According to the New York Post, however, Scott “told a longtime friend from her native Utah last week that the legendary Stones frontman had dumped her.” The Post did not name the friend.
Page Six is reporting that Ronan Farrow, the freshly installed MSNBC host, has warned reporters who plan to attend an awards ceremony at Manhattan’s Princeton Club, where Farrow will be honored with the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Exploration and Journalism, not to inquire about his father, Woody Allen, or any other “personal” issues:
Today, the New York Post ran a short item about Ashanti's Twitter stalker. As ridiculous as that sentence is, it's not the most ridiculous aspect of the piece. No, it's that in the headline, Ashanti was misidentified as "RiRi," which is Rihanna's nickname. Apparently, the New York Post thinks all black male R&B singers are rappers, and all black female R&B singers are Rihanna.