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10.25.12 Andy Cush

According to a fire department PowerPoint presentation entitled “Food Trucks: A Transient Hazard,” obtained by the research group Public Intelligence, everyones favorite mobile eateries represent a serious terrorist threat to our city. In tersely-worded bullet points, the presentation unveils the threat of trucks’ “black market” permits, locations in high-foot-traffic areas, potential use as surveillance vehicles, […]

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09.11.12 Aymann Ismail

This is the new 1 World Trade photographed from Ground Zero, from the Empire State Building, from Five Pointz in Queens, from Ellis Island, from 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx and a dozen more locations, shot over the past few days. […]

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04.17.12 Bucky Turco

“Schoolboys played soccer. A teenage girl turned cartwheels. Nannies with baby strollers filled rows of benches. Young men took off their shirts and soaked up sun. A few people read, or listened to music. In short, nothing remarkable happened, which is worth remarking on because it showed, once again, that New Yorkers refuse to do […]

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09.09.11 Bucky Turco

According to “intelligence” officials, there’s a possibility that terrorists might strike targets on U.S. soil to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, maybe. Calling it a “specific, credible but unconfirmed” threat, the plot could come in the form of car bombs near transit hubs. The potential perpetrators, who may or may not be […]

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09.08.11 Spencer Lund

An AP investigation discovered the NYPD’s Intelligence Division kept a list of “28 countries that, along with ‘American Black Muslims,’ are considered to be ‘ancestries of interest.’” Mayor Bloomberg compared the practice to “screening for measles” with young people, and claimed they didn’t unfairly target any groups. […]

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08.18.11 Bucky Turco

As being reported everywhere, ‘Late Show’ antique David Letterman’s life could be in danger. How do they know this? Because a single commenter on a website said so. […]

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07.26.11 Bucky Turco

In the parts of his manifesto (PDF doc) that he’s not plagiarizing from the Unabomber, Christian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik has an extensive question and answer section with himself. It’s here that he talks about the corrupting morals of hip hop and graffiti. […]

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07.23.11 Bucky Turco

More than 90 people died in Oslo on Friday after a bomb tore through a government building and a gunman opened fire on children at a youth camp. Although authorities have arrested Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik, a 32-year-old, blond-haired, blue-eyed, anti-Islamic nationalist in connection to the attacks, three media properties owned by News Corp. linked […]

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05.18.11 Marina Galperina

In a creep move, the U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning 60 lots of domestic terrorist Theodore Kaczynski’s personal effects seized by the FBI, including rant letters, the typewriter Ted used to write his UNABOM Manifesto, his thrifty bank statement and DIY “tool kits.” The sale starts today. “The proceeds will go to his victims and, […]

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05.13.11 Bucky Turco

This past Thursday night, I found this document sitting in the garbage can in front of the NYPD’s Manhattan South Task Force stationhouse on 42nd Street. And by sitting, I mean, it was the only piece of trash in the bottom of the can. (Don’t ask me why I look in garbage cans — just […]

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