No One Wants To Say It, But Vice Is Displacing Brooklyn Institutions

Yesterday, the longtime Brooklyn music and art venue Glasslands announced that it would be closing on New Year's Day 2015. Why? Because the marketing conglomerate Vice Media has already started building its huge new office near the property where Glasslands now stands, and will eventually get to Glasslands itself. » 10/22/14 12:25pm Yesterday 12:25pm

Ebola Panic Finally Gets Its Mystery Conspiracy Figure: Clipboard Guy

The Boston Marathon bombing had the mysterious man on the roof. Sandy Hook had multiple shooters. 9/11 had...actually, nevermind. And yesterday, the Great Ebola Panic of 2014 debuted its own mysterious man photographed from a distance: Clipboard guy, who was spotted on the Tarmac without a hazmat suit when Ebola… » 10/16/14 5:30pm 10/16/14 5:30pm

"Wanted" Posters Call for Vigilante Quarantine of NBC Ebola Doc

Dr. Nancy Snyderman—the NBC medical expert who was working in Liberia until a freelance cameraman working for her contracted Ebola—is currently under a mandatory quarantine after residents of Princeton, New Jersey recently witnessed her breaking a voluntary quarantine. At least one person wants to ensure Snyderman is… » 10/16/14 12:41pm 10/16/14 12:41pm

Amanda Bynes Is Crazy; the Drama Around "Her" Hacked Account is Crazier

One minor subplot in the saga of former teen movie star Amanda Bynes' brief return to public life was the bizarre case of a little-known Twitter account, @PersianLA27, that some theorized was being secretly used by Bynes to defend herself. Last night the account was hacked, and the perpetrators leaked direct messages… » 10/15/14 12:22pm 10/15/14 12:22pm

Kesha Says Star Producer Dr. Luke Sexually, Physically Abused Her

The music producer Dr. Luke—pictured above second from right—has been the engine behind inescapable hits from artists like Katy Perry, Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus, but he never worked more closely with an artist than he did with pop star Kesha, eight of whose nine singles he wrote and co-produced. But rather than a… » 10/14/14 1:30pm 10/14/14 1:30pm