A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from May 15, 2013
Scandalpalooza (scandal + lollapalooza)

"Scandalpalooza” (scandal + lollapalooza) is when a government has several scandals (sometimes called “-gates,” after the Watergate scandal). The word “scandalpalooza” has been cited in print since at least 1999.

“Scandalpalooza” (see #Scandalpalooza) was used on many conservative websites in May 2013 to describe the scandals in the presidential administration of Barack Obama.

7 March 1999, Boston (MA) Herald, Monica Inc. stands ready to serve; Enough scandal; it’s time to make a buck” by Tom Mashberg, g. 26:
To be sure, there are those so sick with jealousy at not having gotten in on the ground floor of the Monica Industrial Complex that they are trying even now to douse the flames of hard-earned publicity surrounding her international marketing scandal-palooza.

Democratic Underground
Wed Oct-05-05 09:10 PM
Just Give It All One Big Name SCANDALGATE-So many scandals so little time.
Wed Oct-05-05 09:13 PM
2. I don’t know. I like Scandalpalooza
Has more of a post-modernist feel to it.
Wed Oct-05-05 09:35 PM
I like it too

Balloon Juice
Posted by Tim F. at 1:59 pm
Oct 02 2006
Following up on John’s post below, lying to the 9/11 Commission is also bad in a way that both easy for Joe Voter to grasp and very hard to spin away. For Condoleeza Rice’s sake I hope that the didn’t do it. But it sure looks like she did.

The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, IN)
Last updated: August 17, 2011 11:22 a.m.
Ben Smith | The Journal Gazette
Nevin Shapiro is not exactly your most trusted source of news, seeing as how his current address is the Graybar Hotel, where he’s doing a little vacay time for his involvement in a $900-million-and- change Ponzi scheme.

Sister Toldjah
#Scandalpalooza: #Benghazi cover up, IRS targeting, HHS shake downs, AP records …
Posted by: ST on May 13, 2013 at 6:46 pm
The White House is running out of excuses and places to hide from probing conservative journalists and even some mainstream media reporters after a wave of embarrassing but predictable scandals have broken wide open in the last week.  Here they are (so far): ...

Random Thoughts: Gosnell and Scandalpalooza
Posted by Frank J. on May 14, 2013 1:00 pm
I think this IRS episode demonstrates that the left should focus on cleaning out all its extremists scum before worrying about the right.

BH Obama White Bronco Chase Getaway From Scandalpalooza
Published on May 14, 2013
Exclusive video of the extraordinary events today, as President BH Obama made his getaway from a tendentious press conference, and sped away in a white Ford Bronco. 

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Military/Religion /Health • Wednesday, May 15, 2013 • Permalink