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Dennis Kucinich’s Burning Man Name Is ‘Charge’

nymag.com — Former U.S. Congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich joined the parade of celebrities and quasi-celebrities who made it to the Nevada desert for Burning Man this year. But someone apparently forgot to tell him that on the playa, you're allowed to let your freak flag fly.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @kevinroose: Also I met Dennis Kucinich, who does have a playa name. (It’s “Charge”) nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Aug 29, 2014

Also I met Dennis Kucinich, who does have a playa name. (It’s “Charge”) nymag.com/daily/intellig…

Aug 29, 2014

Kucinich's "business-casual look set him apart from his audience, which included…a naked man with a pierced penis." nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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Warren Buffett’s Breaking Bad Birthday Cake -- NYMag

nymag.com — Notable billionaire Warren Buffett turns 84 tomorrow. Warren Buffett also happens to freakin' LOVE Breaking Bad. Billionaires get whatever they want for their birthday. This cake and cupcake combo piece - complete with the one-eye pink teddy bear, the RV, the full Heisenberg, and the blue meth - comes courtesy of local Nebraska bakery A Sugared Plum.
Aug 29, 2014

Thought that was Bono “@NYMag: Warren Buffett got a very detailed Breaking Bad birthday cake: nym.ag/1n4Usxt pic.twitter.com/EslIYZQf3g

Aug 29, 2014

Warren Buffet's Breaking Bad birthday cakes, aka Happy Labor Day Weekend to you, via @NYMag nym.ag/1n4Usxt

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Chelsea Clinton Leaving Her Fake Job at NBC -- NYMag

nymag.com — Kicking off the annual Labor Day Friday News Dump, Chelsea Clinton has announced, via People , that she will no longer pretend to be a reporter. The once (and future?) First Daughter has been a "special correspondent" for NBC News since 2011, when she was dubbed, following her debut, "one of the most boring people of her era."
Aug 30, 2014

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Aug 30, 2014

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Aug 29, 2014

RT @NYMag: Chelsea Clinton is leaving her fake job at NBC: nym.ag/1pQwECf

Aug 29, 2014

Much better and more accurate headline: Chelsea Clinton Leaving Her Unbelievably Cushy Fake Job at NBC nym.ag/1qbkBiR

Aug 29, 2014

RT @stevenkane: "Chelsea Clinton Leaving Her Unbelievably Cushy Fake Job at NBC" nym.ag/1qbkBiR

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Ferguson Police Trampled Michael Brown Memorial -- NYMag

nymag.com — By now the image of 18-year-old Michael Brown's dead body lying in a Ferguson street for four hours under the summer sun is well known, if no easier to stomach. Invoking the American history of lynching, The New Yorker's Jelani Cobb writes, "It had the effect of reminding that crowd of spontaneous mourners of their own refuted humanity.
Aug 30, 2014

The day Michael Brown was killed, Ferguson cops ran over a makeshift memorial after they let their dog piss on it. nym.ag/VQVIwp

At Work, Every Friday Should Be a Summer Friday

nymag.com — Summer doesn't officially end until late next month, but who are we kidding: This is our last real week of summer, which makes August 29 our last summer Friday of 2014.

ISIS Laptop Shows Plans for Biological Attacks

nymag.com — A laptop purportedly belonging to an ISIS fighter was found by other rebels in Syria, and seems to show that its owner was gathering information to plan biological weapons attacks. Abu Ali, a commander of a "moderate Syrian rebel group," showed the dusty Dell laptop - obtained after his men took over an ISIS building - to Foreign Policy.

Everything You Need to Know About Ghost Sex

nymag.com — If you're tired of putting up with all the hassle endemic to having sex with a corporeal being, or if you've ever dreamed of consummating a relationship without actually having to touch another human, there's another option that might satisfy you: banging ghosts. Hey, if it worked for Demi Moore ...

Time Warner Pulls Out of Vice Negotiations -- NYMag

nymag.com — The old media giant's plan to buy a big stake in Vice, and potentially give it control of Time Warner network HLN, have broken down, the New York Times reports, "after the two companies were unable to agree on a valuation."