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01.02.15 Bucky Turco

Mario Cuomo, the Cuomo with conviction, has died. He was 82. His son Andrew, the governor, is still alive. Like other old school democrats, Cuomo is referred to as a “liberal lion” in obituaries, a term referring to a political age that once existed amongst elected officials who weren’t afraid to highlight their left-leaning values. […]

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04.21.14 Andy Cush

Drivers on Staten Island’s Hylan Boulevard this week have been greeted by a towering portrait of Ronald Reagan, musclebound like a non-bald Mr. Clean and wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the phrase “Dear God, Let Me Go Back For Just A Day.” The artist is Scott LoBaido — previously noted for terrible subway safety ideas […]

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05.23.12 Marina Galperina

On an island between England and France, someone on the Internet is selling a dried up vial that once allegedly contained Ronald Reagan’s blood. This morning’s leading bid is now up to $14,421. Anyone? […]

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11.09.11 Marina Galperina

A life-size bronze sculpture of Ronald Reagan was recently molested in California’s Newport Beach park by mysterious “vandals” who lassoed and hitched Reagan to a pick up truck, but were thwarted mid-tow, as the rope slipped off. Confounded authorities speculate it was the skyrocketing prices of metal that motivated the crew to steal and pawn […]

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