Youth Still Totally Against Fascism: Sonic Youth's Most Adorable Record…

Marking the release of their my-god sixteenth album on Friday at Home Sweet Home, Sonic Youth brought out a few bands to play covers of their own songs and wear great outfits and pretend they didn't like talking to reporters. Pictures by Nikola Tamindzic and our story continues. » 5/26/09 1:46pm 5/26/09 1:46pm

No. I still doubt it was a script kiddie and an army of low-paid kids in internet cafes in Uzbekistan, as much as I doubt the de-listing had anything to do with gay hate. The guy I talked to inside Amazon says it was an internally initiated tagging of 58,000 titles as "adult." And with the surfacing of those emails… » 4/13/09 5:04pm 4/13/09 5:04pm

Owen, tsk! "Castro lesbian"? I mean, it's not like I've even seen Kara at the Lex — I'm not saying she likes it like that. But the only lesbians spotted between 17th and 19th Streets and Castro either wandered out of Noe Valley after one too many bellinis at brunch, or are Red State tourists. With questionable hair. » 10/31/08 1:00am 10/31/08 1:00am

All about those benjamins you aren't making by blogging

Want a fantastic formula for a bit of search-engine optimized cash? Drop a bunch of blogger names into a story, add a few five- and six-figured monthly income claims, et voilà » 10/02/08 10:00pm 10/02/08 10:00pm! Readers just click, click, click on it, trying to answer the question of "Why can't I make that kind of scratch?" just by being "passionate"…

How a Stanford grad flunked the escort test

Geeks always think they will trick the system by being smart. They fail. It's no different when intensely brainy women take up escorting over the Internet, like Stanford Law graduate Cristina Warthen » 10/02/08 3:00pm 10/02/08 3:00pm, in court this month facing federal charges. As sophisticated as the is, there's still no magic solution for how to…

Correct out-of-touch New York style rag's Internet gossip!

It's complicated. » 10/01/08 4:20pm 10/01/08 4:20pm God, is it ever. The same October story that follows around New York's "" and their bicoastal hangers-on runs with this chart of who dated, funded, or hated in this overdocumented side of the Web scene. So sweet to know we're not the only ones keeping a scorecard, but one of its subjects, Caroline…

John McCain, defender of Internet children everywhere

Congress has passed a bill compelling registered sex offenders to submit » 10/01/08 3:40pm 10/01/08 3:40pm "email addresses, instant message addresses and other identifying Internet information" to law enforcement. The legislation is sponsored by John McCain, who is not uncoincidentally running for president. The bill, which has passed both houses of…

NextNewNetworks now supplying Julia Allison with better lighting

Click to view » 10/01/08 3:20pm 10/01/08 3:20pmOMG you guys and hey it's the and her iPhone and her friends and one is Julia Allison! Julia Allison you guys! Who is totally not the point of this story, because wow is really producing this?NextNewNetworks, an online-video startup better known for nerdy boy and the comely political satire of , has…

Introducing New York's own Web 2.0 "playboys"

The golden boys of New York's start-up scene are just as flashbulb-driven as the women who dote on them, a new Details » 10/01/08 12:00am 10/01/08 12:00am mag feature reveals. Mostly they followed Tumblr's , David Karp, and his heterosexual beard Charles Forman, who pimps "social gaming" at iminlikewithyou but is still better known as last season's Mr.…