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3 months ago | Politics
The last angry man, Lewis Black is a hilarious raging bull of a comic who aims a great deal of his nostril-fumes at the absurdity of the political system. Born in D.C., poetically enough, Black became well-known on Comedy Central and now takes his...
4 months ago | Essay
In the early 1980s, I found myself on a double bill with a rising singer I'd never heard of; her name was Madonna. My Motown cover band had equal billing, but that clearly eluded Madonna's team, who saw the downtown club gig as a showcase for her ...
5 months ago | Film and TV
The Best Picture Oscar for 1970 was won by the hard-hitting biopic Patton, but by all rights it should have gone to John Waters's depravity fantasia Multiple Maniacs. Call me all sorts of names, but the film — a black-and-white, underground romp a...
8 months ago | Film and TV
Way before RuPaul's Drag Race, the 1968 documentary The Queen chronicled the Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant at Town Hall, where tensions flared as high as the hair and the contestants swapped makeup tips and life stories en route to the crow...
10 months ago | Film and TV
I'm an old white guy who prognosticates about the Oscars, which turns out to be morbidly perfect. And I can tell you for a fact that Best Picture will be The Big Short...I mean Spotlight...I mean Pixels. Ah, fuck. Who cares? The perverse excitemen...