Posts tagged "new jersey"

Girls Take No Cursing Pledge At NJ Catholic School

A New Jersey Catholic high school is under fire for asking girl students to take a no-swearing pledge for 30 days because it says, “We want ladies to act like…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2013 - 12:40 pm

New Jersey Has A State Dinosaur — And I Am So, So Jealous

In addition to having a state bird, a state motto and a state garbage dump (I kid! NEW JERSEY!), New Jersey also has one very special thing: s state dinosaur.

Julie Gerstein | December 2, 2012 - 10:00 am

New York, New Jersey Forced To Evacuate Again

The Nor’easter threatening the already-battered Atlantic Coast is weakening, but New York and New Jersey are still ordering evacuations ahead of the storm, which is already pelting Washington with ice and…

Newser | November 7, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Our New Hero: Teen Madison Galluccio Asks NJ To Let Her Gay Dads Marry

Gay marriage is a hot-button issue, but its reach goes far beyond simply the same-sex couples who wish to be joined in matrimony. It also affects their kids. Like 15-year-old…

Julie Gerstein | February 3, 2012 - 1:20 pm

NJ Bridal Salon Refuses To Sell Lesbian Bride A Gown

Every bride dreams about picking out her perfect wedding gown and then being told she is a sinner who will burn in the fire-y pits of hell. Oh, wait, she…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Miraculously, “Jersey Shore” Isn’t Hurting New Jersey’s Image

Relax, New Jersey-ites. Though they’ve tried their damnedest, the cast of “Jersey Shore” has not succeeded in making the Garden State look bad. When it comes to their opinions of…

Jessica Wakeman | July 18, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Roommate Of Tyler Clementi, Rutgers Suicide Kid, Faces Hate Crime Charges

In September, the country was shocked when Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old Rutgers freshman, committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge in NYC after he learned his roommate had…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2011 - 3:15 pm

School Superintendent Says “Our Worst Enemy Is The Young Ladies”

“Our worst enemy is the young ladies. The young girls are bad. I don’t know what they’re drinking today, but they’re bad.”

That’s Jersey City, New Jersey’s Schools Superintendent…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2011 - 11:20 am

Quickies: Tina Fey’s Memoir “Bossypants” Is Out & Will Kim Kardashian Become A Jersey Girl?

Tina Fey’s memoir Bossypants is out today! I love this explanation for how she chose the title: “Why is this book called Bossypants? One, because the name ‘Two and a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2011 - 7:00 pm

VH1’s “My Big Friggin’ Wedding” = “Jersey Shore” + “Bridezillas”

What happens when “Jersey Shore” meets “Bridezillas”? The best Worst TV Ever.

On VH1’s new show “My Big Friggin’ Wedding,” the producers of “Jersey Shore” follow…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Library Pressured To Remove Book About Gay Teens From Shelves

Do you know what is terrible for teenagers to read about? Homosexuality. They might get ideas! It’s a good thing Glenn Beck’s group, The 9.12 Project, (as in, after 9/11)…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Watch Snooki Fall Off A Bike Moments Before Her Disorderly Conduct Arrest

It’s been a rough weekend for ol’ Snooki. Not only was the “Jersey Shore” star arrested for disorderly conduct on Friday afternoon on a Seaside Heights beach, but she…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Free Snooki! Nicole Polizzi Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

Gosh. It’s not even 5 p.m., quittin’ time here on the East Coast, and already Snooki is raising hell. “Jersey Shore” star Nicole Polizzi was arrested by police in Seaside…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2010 - 7:15 pm

“Real Housewives Of NJ” Teresa Giudice Is $11 Million In Debt

You thought you had credit card debt: a New Jersey bankruptcy court says Teresa Giudice and her husband, Joe, of “The Real Housewives Of New Jersey,” owe $11 million to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2010 - 1:20 pm

NJ Parents Freak Over Boys’ “Crossdressing” Fashion Show At Elementary School

It’s never too early to reinforce gender roles!

Wilkins Elementary School in Maple Shade Township has canceled its third grade class’ Women’s History Month fashion show after (wait…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2010 - 5:20 pm

6 Women Hospitalized From Black Market Butt Implants

Breaking news: getting plastic surgery off the “black market” is a bad idea! Six Dominican woman from the Newark, New Jersey area have been hospitalized with infections from “black market”…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Guess Who’s Against Gay Marriage? The Ex-Wife Of NJ’s Famous Gay Governor

So, guess who praised New Jersey’s recent decision not to legalize gay marriage? Why, Dina Matos, the scorned ex-wife of Jim McGreevey, New Jersey’s former governor who was caught having…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2010 - 7:40 pm

MTV Publicists May Be Getting Death Threats Over “Jersey Shore”!

You didn’t have to be Italian to be horrified by “Jersey Shore,” MTV’s new reality show about a summer share house in the Garden State—it’s exactly what you would…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2009 - 8:45 pm

Horror: Italian Group Tries To Cancel MTV’s “Jersey Shore” Show

We knew this was going to happen: an Italian-American organization in New Jersey has complained about MTV’s newest reality show, “Jersey Shore,” because of offensive, stereotypical language it uses…

Jessica Wakeman | November 24, 2009 - 7:20 pm

MTV’s “Jersey Shore” Reality Show: Unbelievably. Heinous. (Can’t Miss) Television.

Lordy, Lordy, hasn’t New Jersey suffered enough on television lately? First, “Real Housewives of New Jersey,” and then MTV’s “True Life: I’m A Jersey Shore Girl.” Is a new…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2009 - 4:30 pm