A hoax video of President Obama's birth in a Kenyan hospital, intended to make asses out of "birthers" like Sheriff Joe Arpaio once they bought into its legitimacy, failed miserably.The New York Observer, um, exposed the video as fake -- a video we hadn't even heard of until they called B.S. on it - ... More >>
Food festivals have been a point of contention here at Chow Bella and among our treasured readers. Our resident food critic even put the question of their worth to local chefs, and though the response was generally positive, there were some notable dissenters. Let me suggest that's because we don' ... More >>
Kanye West is currently scouting locations for a short film in the vein of "Runaway" that will be filmed somewhere in the Middle East in March. Government officials based out of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Doha are in the middle of a bidding war to get Yeezy's contract, The New York Observer reports. S ... More >>
Meghan McCain, the "progressive conservative" daughter of Senator John McCain, has signed a book deal that will net her an advance in the "high six figures." The New York Observer reports today that the local political princess shopped her idea around to other publishers before taki ... More >>
Curiosity's driven me to write a little follow-up to my post Wednesday about the WASPy wieners at Skull and Bones being sued by the heirs of the Apache warrior Geronimo. They're suing because it's rumored that Yale's secret society has possession of Geronimo's skull, you see. Accordin ... More >>
It's not just newspapers having a hard time -- the liberal New York Observer is shutting down a dozen of its spin-off news Web sites, including Politicker AZ. The scrappy Web site popped up just in time for the election season this year, adding its own flavor of reporting to the local Internet mi ... More >>
Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.
Nora Ephron's You've Got Mail offers a new spin on an old Hollywood charmer
Belated release of Bob Dylan's legendary Live 1966 brings it all back home
THE FORMER OAKLAND A'S PITCHER GOT ENTANGLED IN THE THEFT OF A MILLION-DOLLAR PICASSO. EXCEPT IT WASN'T A PICASSO.