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10.02.09 Bucky Turco

When the news side of Time Inc. loudly set up shop in Detroit, buying a house and filling it with reporters, they didn’t declare the intent was to ripoff the local media. But after CNN made world news yesterday with an incredible tale of unclaimed bodies piling up at the morgue, that’s apparently what they did. […]

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09.21.09 Bucky Turco

Although Brooklyn is all the rage according to the UK’s Daily Mail, the paper describes how some New Yorkers view the famed borough: “To die-hard Manhattanistas, it is solely the route to JFK Airport.” Actually that would be Queens! |DailyMail| […]

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09.10.09 Bucky Turco

During World War II it was patriotic to grow hemp and the government even sponsored a propaganda campaign to promote the cause, but under the Controlled Substance Act of 1970 it was made illegal—even though it can’t get you high at all. But that doesn’t mean the DEA is likely to raid the Army’s Rocky […]

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09.03.09 Bucky Turco

Anonymous sources and flacks at the New York Post shouldn’t be the only ones having all the fun with Eliot Spitzer and Ashley Dupre for no reason. For the past three days, the tabloid has dedicated its covers to a series of non-stories about the former governor and his one time hooker. Although each front […]

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09.02.09 Bucky Turco

A cell of “kamikaze birds,” as the Post describes them, struck Mayor Bloomberg’s plane on Saturday. He was headed to Senator Ted Kennedy’s funeral in Boston when the feathered fiends attacked over Long Island. The slightly worried pilot radioed ahead and eventually told the mayor who decided not to pass along the info to his […]

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08.31.09 Bucky Turco

Despite the apocalyptic warnings of the New York Post and the NYPD, rapper 50 Cent mingled around his old stomping grounds in Queens without causing mass murder. The Hip Hop philanthropist was forced to cancel a garden charity event with Bette Midler, after grumblings from the police and alarmist predictions from the Post. However, he […]

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08.28.09 Bucky Turco

After Michael Jackson died, the LAPD searched his bedroom and discovered a heap of prescription drugs like Valium, Temazepam, Lorzaepam, and Diazepam, but most importantly—to CNN—they also found “marijuana.” A whopping “two baggies” of weed were found and although no THC was found in his system, this is still very important. |CNN| […]

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08.18.09 Bucky Turco

Rest easy Queens. Today, the Post reports that blood won’t be running down the streets now that 50 Cent, the “bullet-magnet gangsta rapper,” will just be making an appearance and not rapping at a community garden-promoting charity event founded by Bette Midler. After yesterday’s frightful piece that probably struck fear into the hearts of uneducated […]

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08.17.09 Bucky Turco

Attention Queens residents: run for your lives! Rapper 50 Cent is throwing a free concert, for a charity, at the end of August and according to a “worried source” quoted in the New York Post, the show is going to turn into one giant bloodbath, it’s almost guaranteed: “Someone’s gonna try to make a name […]

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08.14.09 Bucky Turco

Instead of focusing on the real cause of a fatal crash that claimed the lives of way too many people on the Taconic State Parkway, NYC’s sensationalist tabloid continues to try and link the driver’s impairment to weed and not the 10 shots of vodka or more she consumed. |NYP| […]

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