Prior to Hell Gate, Esther was a senior politics reporter at Jezebel and a columnist for the New Republic.
It’s Wednesday, Men Are Back, and Splooting Times Are Finally Over
The heat is gone but men have returned.
It’s Tuesday, So You Must ‘Release the Beef’
A Queens man and the owner of an animal sanctuary find themselves in some legal trouble, the Brooklyn Democratic Party continues to be the Brooklyn Democratic Party, and everything else we're thinking about today.
Sarahana Shrestha, DSA’s Hudson Valley Primary Winner, Has a Message for NY Progressives
“There’s just too much focus on New York City. There’s no other way of putting it. And the fact is, if we don’t have a statewide strategy, if we don’t have a statewide movement to broaden our progressive coalition, we’re not going to win.”
Please, WNYC, For the Love of God Get Rid of ‘Meditation Minute’
What if we would very much like to not think about our corporeal existence?
Supermoon Fishing on the Gowanus
Our OnlyFins columnist contemplates the Gowanus Canal.
If the FDA Bans Juul, I Might Do Something Really Stupid Like Smoke Cigarettes
"RED ALERT," a friend of mine and fellow Juuler, texted our group chat, full of other Juulers. "We're all gonna be addicted to chaw by November," another wrote.
Fish Day at Summons Court
Our columnist meets some fishers caught in the Department of Environmental Conservation's dragnet.
What Do Chinatown Residents Think of ‘Dimes Square’?
There’s one essential component missing from the recent coverage of NYC’s hottest neighborhood.