Video: De Blasio and Buscemi Train for the Inner Circle Show

Mayor Bill de Blasio training for the Inner Circle Show.
Bill de Blasio training for the Inner Circle Show.

Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting ready for his first Inner Circle Show with a little help from a celebrity friend.

Organizers released a parody video this morning featuring the mayor preparing for the annual charity roast with actor and campaign backer Steve Buscemi. Continue reading “Video: De Blasio and Buscemi Train for the Inner Circle Show”

Assemblyman José Rivera Appears in Bizarre Video

A screen shot from the video. (Photo: Screenshot: YouTube/Blabbeando)
A screen shot from the video. (Photo: Screenshot: YouTube/Blabbeando)

Assemblyman José Rivera said he did not mean to offend anyone with a bizarre video that appears to show the Bronx lawmaker discussing the sexual benefits of “mamajuana” and ogling young women in the Dominican Republic.

“Assemblyman Jose Rivera did not mean to offend anyone, if anyone was offended by the video,” his chief of staff, Jasmin Clavasquin, told Politicker this morning. Continue reading “Assemblyman José Rivera Appears in Bizarre Video”

Video: Bill de Blasio Taunts Son After Toboggan Victory

Dante de Blasio and Bill de Blasio after their third go down the slide.
Dante de Blasio and Bill de Blasio after their third go down the slide.

Mayor Bill de Blasio repeatedly slid down the “Super Bowl Toboggan Run” today to celebrate tomorrow’s big game. But what the mayor was really excited about was beating his son, Dante, down the slide one try.

Continue reading “Video: Bill de Blasio Taunts Son After Toboggan Victory”

Video: Governor Cuomo Rides a Snowmobile

Andrew Cuomo and his snowmobile. (Photo: Flickr/@governorandrewcuomo)
Andrew Cuomo and his snowmobile. (Photo: Flickr/@governorandrewcuomo)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo dropped by the Tug Hill region of upstate New York yesterday to launch a $4.5 million ad campaign promoting local winter tourism activities like snowmobiling and skiing.

And, to demonstrate how much fun the snow can be, the governor himself rode a snowmobile. Continue reading “Video: Governor Cuomo Rides a Snowmobile”

Bill de Blasio Really Likes His Wife’s Voice

Bill de Blasio kisses his wife Chirlane McCray. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Bill de Blasio kisses his wife Chirlane McCray. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Every happy couple has certain things they adore about their better halves. And it seems, for Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, that thing is his wife’s voice.

Speaking today at a press conference in Brooklyn, Mr. de Blasio could not stop raving about his wife, Chirlane McCray’s, speaking voice, which is featured in a new video aimed at building support for his signature plan to raise taxes on the rich to fund universal pre-k. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio Really Likes His Wife’s Voice”

Congressional Candidate Links Incumbent to Rob Ford

Tim Bishop, Barack Obama and Rob Ford in the ad. (Screengrab: YouTube)
Tim Bishop, Barack Obama and Rob Ford in the ad. (Screengrab: YouTube)

In what might be considered a bit of a stretch, Long Island congressional hopeful George Demos is connecting the Democratic incumbent, Tim Bishop, to infamous Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who recently admitted to smoking crack and has been caught in a bizarre spiral of over-the-top behavior since. Continue reading “Congressional Candidate Links Incumbent to Rob Ford”

New Lhota Ad Features Evil-Looking de Blasio, Biker Gangs

Bill de Blasio laughs as riots occur.
Bill de Blasio laughs as riots occur–a scene from the ad.

With polls set to open in less than 14 hours, Joe Lhota released a new online ad this afternoon that doubles down on his core message that, if elected, Democrat Bill de Blasio will usher in a new crime wave across the five boroughs. Continue reading “New Lhota Ad Features Evil-Looking de Blasio, Biker Gangs”