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12.24.14 Bucky Turco

According to the New York Post, a divisive, sensationalist tabloid that stokes fear and often gets stories wrong, “gang members” threatened to “shoot it out with police” in New York City. The NYPD deployed “SWAT teams” at two precincts in Bed Stuy: Four Emergency Services Unit officers, outfitted with helmets and assault weapons, were stationed […]

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10.30.14 Bucky Turco

Turhan Gumusdere aka TRIKE1 is an old-school graffiti writer who used to bomb NYC subway trains in the 70s and is now the warden of Rikers’ biggest jail. Although this promotion happened in early June and was announced via an official press release (PDF), the New York Post is just putting it all together now […]

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11.29.13 Bucky Turco

Macy’s Pagan Thanksgiving Day Parade took place on Thursday, just like it does ever year, drawing huge crowds. Because of windy conditions, the floating logos were kept at a lower height by order of the NYPD. According to the Daily News, a ballon handler went to the hospital after a golf cart ran over her […]

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07.22.13 Bucky Turco

The New York Post–a shameless tabloid that’s known to get its “facts” wrong a lot–published an “exclusive” story in Sunday’s paper that is erroneous from the outset: Food stamps are paying for trans-Atlantic takeout — with New Yorkers using taxpayer-funded benefits to ship food to relatives in Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Wait, what? […]

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12.20.12 Bucky Turco

On the left: The New York Daily News published a moving tribute to one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School teachers who gave her life to protect students from a crazed gunman. On the right: The New York Post pens a tribute to a “sexy swimsuit model” who wants to have sex before the Mayan […]

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09.16.11 Bucky Turco

Dear Daily News, this article fucking sucks. No further commentary necessary. (Photo: ANIMALNewYork) […]

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07.15.11 Bucky Turco

And his name is Steve Cuozzo. In Thursday’s paper, the notoriously salty columnist wrote a fact-free piece about how the traffic-calming pedestrian plazas and bike lanes on Broadway are killing businesses north of 47th Street, turning the area into a “wasteland.” […]

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06.10.11 Marina Galperina

Errol Morris’s new documentary Tabloid explores the 1977 scandal of an obsessed beauty queen who stalked a young Mormon missionary, kidnapped him in the UK and cuffed him in a cabin. For three days, she proceeded with what she called “a honeymoon,” he called “rape” and later, the sexist courts called “Indecent Assault.” […]

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05.23.11 Bucky Turco

Only the New York Post would get angry at a proposal that aims to make Central Park much safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and parents with strollers by temporarily banning motor vehicles. […]

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05.11.11 Bucky Turco

The one thing that can be said about the New York Post and their fierce opposition to bikes: at least it’s consistent. This time the tabloid takes aim at the city’s bike share program and in its latest article that would make Dr. Joseph Goebbels proud, explains why this will have disastrous effects on the […]

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