Governors Ball 2020 canceled because of coronavirus
NEWSGovernors Ball 2020 canceled because of coronavirus

Gov Ball has been called off. Festival organizers announced Thursday that the 2020 summer concerts are canceled due to the coronavirus. The three-day event was slated for the first weekend in June.... More

 
Meghan Markle becomes Disney star with new ‘Elephant’ trailer
NEWSMeghan Markle becomes Disney star with new ‘Elephant’ trailer

She's credited as the "Duchess of Sussex." More

 
‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ star Mark Blum dead from coronavirus at 69
NEWS‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ star Mark Blum dead from coronavirus at 69

Actor Mark Blum, known for playing opposite Madonna in the legendary 1985 New York City film “Desperately Seeking Susan,” has passed away due to coronavirus complications. He was 69. A New Jersey... More

 
5 secrets from Alicia Keys’ new book, ‘More Myself’
NEWS5 secrets from Alicia Keys’ new book, ‘More Myself’

In January, Alicia Keys hosted the Grammys for the second year in a row — after winning 15 gramophones of her own. And in her new book, “More Myself” (Flatiron Books) out Tuesday, the New York... More

 
Americans are watching more TV than ever: What’s new this weekend
NEWSAmericans are watching more TV than ever: What’s new this weekend

It’s official: Staying inside means that Americans are watching more TV than ever. According to the Hollywood Reporter, since the week of March 9, kids ages 2 to 11 are watching 14% more television... More

 
Actors’ union starts emergency fund for struggling artists during coronavirus shutdown
NEWSActors’ union starts emergency fund for struggling artists during coronavirus shutdown

As millions of people in New York City suffer from the coronavirus and its devastating economic effects, one of the hardest hit places has been the legendary Great White Way. When Gov. Andrew Cuomo... More

 
Pod Squad: 5 podcasts to listen to while coronavirus outbreak has you home
NEWSPod Squad: 5 podcasts to listen to while coronavirus outbreak has you home

During times of crisis, Americans used to gather and tune in to the radio. Today, it's more likely we'll scatter and listen to separate podcasts. More

 
How to watch ‘Birds of Prey,’ ‘Bloodshot’ and more new movies from your couch
NEWSHow to watch ‘Birds of Prey,’ ‘Bloodshot’ and more new movies from your couch

All the major movie theater chains are closed during the coronavirus pandemic — with the US box office posting zero revenue for the first time in history last week. But that means you can now watch... More

 
Pearl Jam’s first album in seven years gives us reason to rock on
NEWSPearl Jam’s first album in seven years gives us reason to rock on

It’s been seven years since Pearl Jam’s last studio album, “Lightning Bolt,” and the music world has missed them. Eddie Vedder and his grunge gang were one of the first major bands to postpone a... More

 
Test results show most NYC public schools doing fine — but some utter disasters
NEWSTest results show most NYC public schools doing fine — but some utter disasters

The coronavirus is presenting great challenges to Gotham’s educators, students and their families. But this, too, shall pass, and we will return to the unending task of improving our schools — the... More

 
State Senate Republicans quitting in droves as NY eyes eternal one-party rule
NEWSState Senate Republicans quitting in droves as NY eyes eternal one-party rule

Will the last Republican left in New York’s state Senate please turn out the lights? It’s not quite that bad … yet. But the Senate GOP leader, John Flanagan, this week announced that he’s not... More

 
America truly doesn’t need gossips trying to gin up Trump-Fauci split
NEWSAmerica truly doesn’t need gossips trying to gin up Trump-Fauci split

As if the world isn’t crazy enough, some extremists want more crazy — namely a falling out between President Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and... More

 
Record unemployment is no surprise — it’s why nation needs relief bill now
NEWSRecord unemployment is no surprise — it’s why nation needs relief bill now

News that 3.28 million workers filed for unemployment last week was painful but not remotely surprising: Everyone knew it was coming — that’s why the federal relief bill is so urgent. A... More

 
The rich are shaming themselves in a time of coronavirus crisis
NEWSThe rich are shaming themselves in a time of coronavirus crisis

As the global economy craters, as the gap between the haves and have-nots is now one of life and death, the one percent is playing to type and doing what they do best: profiteering. Just days after... More

 
Why Trump is pleasing America and other commentary
NEWSWhy Trump is pleasing America and other commentary

From the right: Why Don’s Pleasing America “As the coronavirus crisis unfolds,” Scott Jennings notes at CNN.com, President Trump’s “numbers are going up.” Gallup this week recorded all-time-high... More

 
Coronavirus is killing the Biden campaign — and making him look like a fool
NEWSCoronavirus is killing the Biden campaign — and making him look like a fool

After a shocking turnaround in his campaign — he was nearly left for dead after his crushing defeat in New Hampshire, only to become the presumptive nominee after Super Tuesday — Joe Biden was... More

 
Time for Democrats to unite on coronavirus aid bill
NEWSTime for Democrats to unite on coronavirus aid bill

Niccolo Machiavelli, the 15th-century Italian philosopher and diplomat, is credited with saying this first, although cavemen probably had the same thoughts long before he did: “Never waste an... More

 
In the midst of coronavirus crisis, Pelosi goes for woke: Devine
NEWSIn the midst of coronavirus crisis, Pelosi goes for woke: Devine

The proof that identity politics is a national-security issue finally stared us in the face during this pandemic. First, we had Joe Biden and friends slamming President Trump as “xenophobic” for... More

 
Watch out for the Chicken Littles gleefully pushing panic and doom
NEWSWatch out for the Chicken Littles gleefully pushing panic and doom

We are living through what may be the worst and most elemental fear human beings can experience — the fear of invasion. And the invader isn