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Executive editor at @Salon; former editor in chief at @amNewYork; former staffer at @AP MegaSports. Lone Twitter user not writing a memoir

Following the Trump money: He’s running his campaign just his casinos - as a big scam

salon.com — The Trump campaign finally had some positive news to release Wednesday. They have apparently been able to raise over $50 million in the month of June for the presidential campaign. Unfortunately, the press release is as clear as mud and nobody knows exactly when and how the money was allegedly raised or whether the campaign has cash on hand or how much was raised from big and small donors.

WATCH: Bruce Springsteen salutes Prince in New York with incredible performance of “Purple Rain”

salon.com — As he had done earlier this year after the deaths of David Bowie and Glenn Frey, Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to Prince on Saturday night during his show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Harrison Ford doesn’t belong in a museum: Indiana Jones in his 70s is exactly the hero we need

salon.com — It's about time we had a hero older than Silly Putty but younger than Yoda. The concept of an "Indiana Jones 5," which was announced by Disney , makes us feel a little like we're at a buffet - it looks like it could be good, but we're very aware it might make us queasy in the end.

Harrison Ford doesn’t belong in a museum: Indiana Jones in his 70s is exactly the hero we need

salon.com — It's about time we had a hero older than Silly Putty but younger than Yoda. The concept of an "Indiana Jones 5," which was announced by Disney , makes us feel a little like we're at a buffet - it looks like it could be good, but we're very aware it might make us queasy in the end.

Punk Is Beautiful: Dickie Hammond (1965-2015)

takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com — Dickie Hammond, one of British punk rock's most gifted and revered guitarists, died last week. He was 50. Facebook and British and European blogs are filling up with tributes to Dickie - a "legend," a "lord" and a "lovely bloke" - some of them calling him the best punk guitarist of all time.

Secrets of Mr. Met

amny.com — ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISE HERE Mr. Met has been a common target for Conan O'Brien and The Onion. Among the Onion classics include: "Mr. Met Takes Frustrations Out on Fans" and "Mr. Met Shows Up For Home Opener 90 Pounds Lighter" (Credit: YouTube) ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISE HERE In 2004, New York Times columnist Dan Barry said it might be a good thing that Mr. Met doesn't speak considering the team's woes at that time.

SNL: Paris Hilton, Robert De Niro and more of the show's worst hosts

amny.com — It's easy to remember the best hosts of "Saturday Night Live," from Tom Hanks, Justin Timberlake to John Goodman. But thinking back to those that made viewers cringe or sometimes drove cast members mad takes a little more work. (There are just some things in entertainment that we'd just rather all forget.)

Pope Francis Mass at Madison Square Garden has midtown abuzz

amny.com — Everything you need to know about the pope's visit Images of the pope's visit to the U.S. and Cuba By late morning Friday, Madison Square Garden was abuzz with anticipation, as police set up barricades and patroled the sidewalks hours before the pope's arrival for his historic evening mass inside the arena.

Shooting outside New York City house party injures 13

newsday.com — Nine people were shot and four others were injured at an East New York house party early Sunday morning. According to police, gunfire erupted just before 2:30 a.m. after an argument at the party, held at 11 Stanley Avenue, near Crescent Street.

Shooting outside New York City house party injures 13

amny.com — Nine people were shot and four others were injured at an East New York house party early Sunday morning. According to police, gunfire erupted just before 2:30 a.m. after an argument at the party, held at 11 Stanley Avenue, near Crescent Street.
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Aug 23, 2016

as someone who routinely visited Gawker every day for like a billion years as part of my news habit, it's weird to not able to anymore

Aug 22, 2016

@keira_alexander Cold temperatures mean MORE PRODUCTIVITY. Bah humbug

Aug 22, 2016

With Rudy spreading rumors about Hillary's health, let's settle this right now. One-on-one race. Tomorrow. Central Park. #HillaryClinton

Aug 22, 2016

There's no place colder on earth than the dairy aisle at your local supermarket

Aug 22, 2016

Yes this is happening; I blame Satan - New Yorkers Sweat It Out as Reports of Hot Subway Cars Rise  http://nyti.ms/2b9Jw75  #MTA

Aug 21, 2016

RT @digby56: This is a real tweet from the Republican nominee for president, less than 2 years ago.  https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/516382177798680576 


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