Dan Rosenblum

Director Andrew Bujalski celebrates 10 years of 'Funny Ha Ha' with a big fan, Lena Dunham:

Andrew Bujalski's film Funny Ha Ha celebrated its 10th anniversary last night at Anthology Film Archives, with the director and one of his biggest fans, Lena Dunham, in attendance.

Bio: Dan Rosenblum is a regular contributor to Capital. He has written for The Jersey Journal, The Mott Haven Herald and the Hunts Point Express. Read more at DanRosenblum.com.

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Sharpton condemns a ‘cone of silence’ around the shooting of Ramarley Graham

“If you don’t address these issues, stay out of our churches and our communities,” he said. “Talk to us about what affects us. This case will be the case where we can determine where this city is going.”

 

Feb. 13, 2012

 
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At a ‘respect’ summit with Walcott and Mulgrew, Quinn talks about progress and Obama’s contraception compromise

A day after the Department of Education voted to close or cut 23 schools, city schools chancellor Dennis Walcott asked the cameras to record his handshake with United Federation of Teachers head Michael Mulgrew.

Feb. 10, 2012

 
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Shrum and Schmidt agree: Romney’s appearance with Trump was an incredibly bad idea

Steve Schmidt, a political strategist for Bush and Cheney and campaign adviser to John McCain, agrees with the pro-Obama Democrats who say there's no real comparison between the Democratic primary of 2008 and the Republican primary of 2012.

Feb. 9, 2012

 
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The last thing on Jennifer Egan’s mind is the needs of e-readers

Jennifer Egan spoke last night at Columbia University about her writing and technology.

Feb. 8, 2012

 
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The New York delegation on what House Republicans have against the city, public transportation

“Every time this issue comes up, they try to take it away," Rangel said. "First, just because it’s the city of New York and second, because they have a majority now and they’re taking advantage of it.”

Feb. 6, 2012

 
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A protest against targeting of Muslims, ending with a prayer near One Police Plaza

City Councilman Charles Barron, a former Black Panther (who is not Muslim), delivered the rally’s most provocative speech.

Feb. 4, 2012

 
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Decrying a Republican-drawn Senate map, Sharpton calls on Holder, Dukes calls on Cuomo

“It’s unacceptable,” Al Sharpton said, of the gerrymandered district lines released last Friday by the state legislature’s redistricting task force. ”Why do we have to say we’ll lose a black seat in Buffalo to have an Asian seat downstate?”

Feb. 2, 2012

 
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‘Twin Peaks’ burlesque, and yes, the pun is intended

Parkside Lounge hosted a "Miss Twin Peaks" event that filled the house to capacity

Jan. 31, 2012

 
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Paterson’s unfond remembrances of Albany (except for the part where he vetoed everything)

Late last week, former governor David Paterson spoke to 200 young lawyers, many of them recent law-school graduates, at the Hilton’s Gramercy Ballroom. It was the keynote address of a week-long convention of the New York State Bar Association, which drew 5,000 people from across the state.

Jan. 30, 2012

 
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The State of the Union, according to Obama supporters in Park Slope

"Everyone will be on their seats and they’ll wonder who’s going to win, but Obama will pull out in the end. I’m pretty confident about that.”

Jan. 25, 2012