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Editor in chief at @amNewYork. Visit us at t.co/dfIsbhbmKd. Retweets are not endorsements. All opinions are my own — and hopefully Darth Vader's.

Steven Lopez arrested after cops find dozens of bags of dope in his double-parked car, police say

amny.com — It's never a good idea to double park in New York City - especially if you allegedly have a car full of drugs. A 23-year-old Staten Island man was arrested Wednesday after cops found dozens of bags filled with dope, as well as a loaded .45 gun, in his car after he sped away from cops who were about to give him a ticket for double parking, police said.

Christmas albums: The strangest additions to the canon

amny.com — There are some interesting additions to the canon of Christmas music every year. By interesting we mean, "Really? They released that? OK..." This year's notable release is John Schneider and Tom Wopat of "Dukes of Hazzard" fame releasing "Home for Christmas."

'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown': Strange things you may not have noticed

amny.com — Who doesn't love "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown?" (If you don't, you should be ashamed!) It's a timeless classic that spans generations with scenes that are ingrained in our memories, from Lucy pulling that football away from Charlie Brown, to poor Chuck getting denied candy while trick or treating.

Man holed up in west side building after fleeing cops

amny.com — Police have closed off 35th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues after a suspect wanted for an unidentified crime ran into an office building and is still inside, according to police and witnesses. A construction worker on the block, C.J Henry, said the "there was this guy running from the hotel trying to make a great escape and then he went into" the building at 225 W.

Saturday Night Live: 40 best cast members over 40 seasons

Hillary Clinton book signing in Union Square draws hundreds

amny.com — Photos of the Clinton family through the years Hundreds lined up outside the Union Square Barnes & Noble Tuesday morning, waiting for Hillary Clinton to sign their copies of her new book, "Hard Choices." "I want her to run for president," said Marilyn Moorecroft, 71, of the West Village.

Hillary Clinton book singing in Union Square draws hundreds

amny.com — Photos of the Clinton family through the years Hundreds lined up outside the Union Square Barnes & Noble Tuesday morning, waiting for Hillary Clinton to sign their copies of her new book, "Hard Choices." "I want her to run for president," said Marilyn Moorecroft, 71, of the West Village.

Heroin antidote plan for MTA cops unveiled

amny.com — Officials Tuesday hailed a new program that places heroin antidotes in the hands of MTA police officers, saying unequivocally that $40,000 worth of overdose blockers will save lives. At a news conference at Penn Station, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said people who inhale the drug naloxone wake up from an overdose and can then be easily admitted into treatment.

After 'Rocky,' more Stallone films that could hit Broadway

Lady Gaga's 'Saturday Night Live' gag guide

amny.com — Lady Gaga is hosting "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Here are our tips for the flamboyant singer to get some deserved applause. (Get it?) Hopefully Ms. Gaga is reading our little guide to getti
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Mar 27, 2015

I feel guilty for convincing Zayn Malik to leave One Direction. I didn't know it devastate so many people. Oh well.Sorry! Time to call Bono.

Mar 27, 2015

I get some of the weirdest LinkedIn requests. Who are these people?!(they probably say the same thing about me.What's this clown, catapano?)

Mar 27, 2015

RT @chayesmatthew: Someone smelled gas before yesterday's East Village explosion but didn't call 911 or @ConEdison, the best option.

Mar 27, 2015

Due to increasing costs of everything, I propose that the U.S. Treasury put a $30 bill into circulation - with Richard Nixon's face on it

Mar 26, 2015

With updates: East Village explosion injures 12, ignites 7-alarm blaze, mayor says @amNewYork amny.com/news/east-vill…

Mar 26, 2015

Woman sentenced to 17 years for beating, choking Queens man to death with a shoelace @amNewYork amny.com/news/kelly-har…

Mar 26, 2015

Maybe the guy on the left should be protecting the kid? Video of cat protecting toddler from oven - nydn.us/1GojFQ5 #fb

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