Matt Toder

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Matt is Co-Editor of this fine site. He has lived in New York City for his entire life and has never once touched anything on the subway with his hands. He's just an ordinary man trying to quietly live his life but these damn thoughts keep getting in the way.

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  • Positive Papi (Duh)
    At 2 pm yesterday afternoon, the New York Times broke news that Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz tested positive for steroids in 2003, making them them the sixth and seventh names to come to light as...
  • Running on Naked
    If you don't know who the Naked Cowboy is then there's a chance you are a true New Yorker, or maybe you've never been on a double-decker bus tour through Manhattan.  I don't remember when exactly it...
  • Erin Andrews, Privacy, and the Internet
    It's Saturday, July 18th at 5 pm and I'm sitting at work right now because this is what happens when you're me, but that's another story for another time.  We've got something very serious to cover...
  • My First Trip to Citi Field and the Major Leagues at the Mid-Point
    There's a lot that happens in half a season of baseball and this year is no exception.  We've seen a no-hitter and an inside-the-park home run, just in the last week.  There have been two steals of...
  • In Defense of “NYC Prep”
    In last week's Sunday Styles section of the New York Times, a column ran about the new Bravo reality series "NYC Prep" which follows the exploits of a group of five kids who attend posh Manhattan...
  • The Final Nail in Palin’s Coffin
    I was so drunk on Friday night when someone told me that Sarah Palin had resigned as Governor of Alaska that I skipped right past insisting that it was a joke but still couldn't quite believe it.  In...
  • The End of Icons (Maybe)
    Is it too late to write about the death of Michael Jackson? A lot has been said and written about the death of the King of Pop in the last week.  People have talked about how much they loved him and...
  • An Evening with Chuck: A Photo Essay
    Last night, through some happenstance and coincidence and no small amount of frustration, I spent a portion of my evening at a reading and signing at the Barnes and Noble's in Union Square given by a...
  • Killing Time in the Summer, Toder-style
    This may or may not turn into a continuing feature, it depends how it turns out and how much material it actually creates.  In other words, this could be the start of something great, or it could...
  • To Boldly Go Where We’ve All Been Before
    There's something very dicey about having enjoyed the latest Star Trek movie, but I really did enjoy it a lot.  It was fun and fast, with enough screaming, fighting and imploding planets to satisfy...
  • Review from My Queue: Tropic Thunder
    Editor's note: Welcome to a new Steve's Word feature, the Review from My Queue.  It's basically a standard review column but, because sometimes one doesn't get a chance to a see movie in the theater...
  • Dear Mom, I’ve Made a Terrible Mistake
    Dear Mom, How have you been?  I've been ok, I guess.  You know how it is, ups and downs, strikes and gutters.  Actually, that's not really true.  I've mostly been down in the dumps lately.  I'm just...
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