by Ben Yakas in News on Dec 11, 2018 5:20 pm david tan's flickr Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. Donald Trump got into an extraordinary spat during what was supposed to be a routine Oval Office photo spray with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, during … [Read more...] about Extra Extra: Pelosi Calls Trump’s Wall ‘A Manhood Thing’
In her arresting poem “Renascence,” Edna St. Vincent Millay elegized “the ticking of Eternity.” But while the notion of eternity has animated artists since the dawn of art, its precise ticking did not come to the forefront of scientific interest until the discovery of the first fossils — those emissaries of eternity, which revealed for the first … [Read more...] about The Fish in the Stone: Zoë Keating Reads Rita Dove’s Ode to Deep Time
click to enlarge COURTESY QUOTE CATALOG Dr. Philp Dean wrote illegal prescriptions to women with whom he had personal relationships. A Missouri doctor was sentenced to more than three years in prison for writing bogus prescriptions to women with whom he had "personal relationships." Dr. Philip Dean, 62, pleaded guilty in August to felonies of illegally distributing … [Read more...] about Missouri Doctor Philip Dean Sentenced For Prescribing Fentanyl to Sexting Partners
click to enlarge Rideshare behemoth Uber has severed ties with an exceptionally rude driver who allegedly pulled a knife on a man who rode in his car Sunday morning. In a pretty dumb move that would have, at the very least, almost certainly been harmful to his star rating, the 41-year-old driver, whom police have not yet publicly identified, reportedly produced the knife … [Read more...] about Uber Bans St. Louis Driver Who Pulled Knife on Customer, Which Is Probably Good
by Ben Yakas in News on Dec 11, 2018 11:55 am zach korb's flickr Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. Which of you cantankerous NYers have been complaining about store signs? Inappropriate headline of the day: "IS RUDY GIULIANI A LEAKER? TRUMP'S LAWYER … [Read more...] about Early Addition: Who The Hell Is Calling 311 To Complain About Store Signs?