The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Violence Against Women Update

How many times do I have to repeat myself? Online dating is for losers. Ask yourself, who uses dating apps? People who can’t get a date with anyone who actually knows them in real life, that’s who. Merely by downloading a dating app, you’re making a statement about yourself, and it’s not a good statement, […]

Violence Against Women Update

Jackson County, Florida, is one of those out-of-the-way places most people don’t think about when they think about the Sunshine State. It’s a mostly rural county that sits up against the Alabama state line, south of Dothan, and the only reason most people ever go there is to pass through on the way to Panama […]

Violence Against Women Update: Some Cases Are Just So … Unpredictable

Say hello to 40-year-old Robert Castillo, a Minnesota resident who we might guess, based on the prominent tattoo on his neck, is a member of the notorious Latin Kings gang. You might be surprised (but probably not) to learn that in 2001, “Castillo was charged with first-degree assault for stabbing a 22-year-old man in his […]

A Criminal History

The weird thing about the YouTube algorithm is its apparent randomness. Saturday night at dinner with my podcast partner John Hoge, I went off on a tangent about the bass riff on the 1966 Simon and Garfunkel hit, “A Hazy Shade of Winter” — something I picked up watching a YouTube video — and then […]

Violence Against Women Update

As a running back for Vanderbilt University, Zac Stacy ran for more than 3,000 yards and 30 touchdowns. In 2013, he was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams, and ran for nearly 1,000 yards his rookie season, but his NFL career only lasted three seasons. He was traded to the New York Jets and retired […]

UPDATE: Union Crew Walked Off Alec Baldwin Film Set Before Fatal Shooting

Earlier today we told you how Alec Baldwin shot two people, killing the female cinematographer on a Western film set in New Mexico. This looks very bad for Baldwin’s legal liability: Hours before actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer on the New Mexico set of “Rust” with a prop gun, a half-dozen camera crew […]

Violence Against Women Update

They’re calling this an “accident”: A tragedy occurred on the set of the latest Alec Baldwin movie where the actor reportedly accidentally shot and killed a female cinematographer and injured the director due to a prop gun misfire. “Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a set in New Mexico on Thursday, accidentally killing cinematographer Halyna […]

Lesbian Love Triangle: NYPD Cop Murders Ex-Girlfriend’s New Lover

Allegedly, I hasten to add: The off-duty NYPD officer who allegedly shot her ex-girlfriend and killed the woman’s new lover may have snapped because she was clinging to hope that they’d get back together, a high-ranking police source told The Post Thursday. Officer Yvonne Wu, 31, had recently split with her ex, Jenny Li, 23, […]

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