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2009 Stories by Sharyn Jackson

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  • LOLITA COMPLEX

    published March 4, 2009

    The government goes through Pee-wee Herman's private collection of erotic (under-age) art, but somehow Neue Galerie gets a free pass to hang more... More >>

  • DUELING PIANOS

    published March 4, 2009

    Rethinking the concept of war ballads, pianist Sarah Cahill invited a few of her colleagues to write reactive new compositions about the war in... More >>

  • LIVE FLESH

    published March 4, 2009

    Enough about Studio 54. Get the dirty details about another wild New York nightclub in American Swing, a new doc that remembers the beloved... More >>

  • JERSEY BOY

    published February 25, 2009

    They say a good story will take you places, but the storyteller Chris Gethard is making sure of it by loading his audience onto a bus. The comedic... More >>

  • CRISPY QUEEN

    published February 25, 2009

    "A lifetime of listening to disco music is a high price to pay for one's sexual preference," English dandy Quentin Crisp once remarked. The... More >>

  • ENDGAME

    published February 18, 2009

    Now that depressions are all the rage, relive the last one at Wit's End, a monthly '20s- and '30s-inspired soiree that kicks off tonight.... More >>

  • Triple Threat

    published February 11, 2009

    Joseph Keckler cannot be described only as a musical writer, or an opera singer, or a monologuist, because he is indeed all of these things. In... More >>

  • Best Oscar Party

    published February 11, 2009

    They’re long, they’re narcissistic, and they deserve to be honored the way only a nebbishy showman knows how. Murray Hill celebrates the... More >>

  • Neil Fucking Diamond

    published February 11, 2009

    It’s a wonder the neo-burlesque world didn’t pick up on Neil Diamond sooner. Against all odds, he all but singlehandedly brought sequins... More >>

  • IN GOOD SPIRITS

    published February 11, 2009

    If you haven't seen the "not suitable for minors" YouTube video, "Angela Lansbury Relaxing," you are missing out on a real treat: The... More >>

  • ACE IN THE HOLE

    published February 4, 2009

    There's nothing documentary theater won't tackle, is there? Crazy Christians, hate crimes, the death penalty, and now "pegging." Pegging is, of... More >>

  • POSITIVELY 10TH STREET

    published February 4, 2009

    While any performer who has consistently worked in the downtown theater world for the last 20 years would garner "legendary" status purely because... More >>

  • LOWER EAST SILENT

    published January 28, 2009

    Ah, 1925. Calvin Coolidge is in the White House, John Scopes is on trial for teaching evolution, New York becomes the largest city in the world,... More >>

  • THE COLORADO PROJECT

    published January 21, 2009

    Colorado Springs is not particularly beautiful. When I worked at a dude ranch and it was the nearest city, my friends and I would drive two and a... More >>

  • HISTORY ASKEW

    published January 21, 2009

    If you thought Spitzer had some kind of wacky private life, it's nothing compared to that of Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury, an English governor of... More >>

  • DOWN UNDER COMES UP

    published January 14, 2009

    Rosie O’Donnell’s variety show didn’t survive the bad ratings, but maybe the Anna Copa Cabanna Show will have a shot when... More >>

  • GOT MLK?

    published January 7, 2009

    With thousands of white kids from the Midwest adopting "Hussein" as their middle name last year, we're expecting the popularity of Martin Luther... More >>

  • MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES

    published January 7, 2009

    Performance artist Shelly Mars is hard to pin down. Her characters range from "Jewish lesbian-feminist-separatist-poetess" Zana Anna Rosen... More >>

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