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2010 Stories by Sharyn Jackson

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  • RISK MANAGEMENT

    published December 22, 2010

    We’re all about watching artists do risky things. It keeps us on the edges of our seats, kind of like when David Copperfield made the Statue... More >>

  • THE GAMBLER

    published December 22, 2010

    Casino Jack is not a film version of Boardwalk Empire. No, there were no Atlantic City shenanigans (as far as we know . . . ) when... More >>

  • VERSE ON THE FIRST

    published December 22, 2010

    If the dawn of a new year tickles your literary fancy, as it does some 300 of New York’s finest wordsmiths, then what better way to celebrate... More >>

  • Sandra Bernhard

    published December 22, 2010

    The biting, luminous performer Sandra Bernhard can make anything funny. Case in point: we saw her at a recent show where she literally read... More >>

  • HERE YOU COME AGAIN

    published December 15, 2010

    Dollywood, Dolly Parton’s Tennessee theme park, is an embarrassment of riches for fans of the Smoky Mountain Songbird. It’s got a... More >>

  • WIG OUT!

    published December 15, 2010

    Amber Martin does a spot-on impersonation of Reba McEntire, Rue McClanahan, and, oddly enough, Whitney Houston. See who else the performance... More >>

  • THE PURSUIT OF FUNNINESS

    published December 8, 2010

    Editorial illustrator Maira Kalman gave us the funniest New Yorker cover we can remember, when she collaborated with Rick Meyerowitz on the... More >>

  • THE TAO OF TAO

    published December 1, 2010

    There’s an amount of precociousness that accompanies many young talents’ quick ascents to recognition, and the author Tao Lin, all of... More >>

  • WHORE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

    published December 1, 2010

    It wouldn’t be the Solstice without Justin Bond. Ever since he delighted us with his surrealist Karen Carpenter Christmas pageant a few years... More >>

  • GOOD LAY

    published November 24, 2010

    It's time for some old-school performance art. Tim Miller, who co-founded Performance Space 122 in 1980, returns to his old stomping ground in... More >>

  • GOAAAAAL!

    published November 17, 2010

    Feeling nostalgic for World Cup fanaticism? Yes, it’s been a few long months since we got to crowd the bars at 10 a.m. and have that be... More >>

  • INSPECTOR CLOUSEAU RETURNS

    published November 17, 2010

    Peter Sellers was a man who could walk on water, literally: See Being There, the profound philosophical comedy in which he stars as a... More >>

  • CHER-A-LOT

    published November 10, 2010

    Burlesque stars Christina Aguilera and Cher, and the gays still aren’t satisfied? Clearly, the only thing missing from the new film is... More >>

  • TOXIC OPERA

    published November 10, 2010

    In the age of Swiftenhaal, we can barely remember that time long ago when Britney Spears wasn’t pathetic and was joined at the hip with... More >>

  • DO ASK

    published November 3, 2010

    The dwindling "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy may be on its way out, but that doesn't make up for the damage it's already done. Photographer... More >>

  • LIFE-SIZE DIETRICH

    published November 3, 2010

    Who wouldn't want a life-size doll of bisexual German chanteuse Marlene Dietrich? It's already on our Christmas list—but only if it's... More >>

  • ALL MIXED UP

    published October 27, 2010

    MIX NYC, the New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, takes a decidedly meta approach to programming: Almost every night’s lineup... More >>

  • ELECTION FEVER

    published October 20, 2010

    Bristol may be tanking on Dancing With the Stars (a gorilla costume?!), but she's not the only Palin to enter showbiz. The barracuda... More >>

  • DR. SHERRY

    published October 20, 2010

    Even the best relationships have their ups and downs, which can be heightened at this time of year while arguing over whether to dress in some... More >>

  • THERE SHE IS . . .

    published October 13, 2010

    JonBenet wouldn't stand a chance at this show. When your idea of beauty might lead you to favor a wearer of bow-ties, a "genderblender" go-go... More >>

  • PEE-WEE PLUGS IN

    published October 13, 2010

    Our parents still haven't gotten the hang of online socializing—instead, they just embarrass us on Facebook. But the gray-suited '80s icon... More >>

  • MAKIN’ BACON

    published October 6, 2010

    The winning dish at last year’s first-ever Bacon Takedown, a cured-pork cook-off, was the delicious-sounding Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream.... More >>

  • ARIAS'S ARIAS

    published September 29, 2010

    In Arias With a Twist, Joey Arias's last New York show, the drag songbird with Billie Holiday pipes morphed into a taxi-eating, New... More >>

  • FOOD FIGHT

    published September 15, 2010

    Street food vendors have it tough. There's the daily competition to get the best parking spot with the least likelihood of garnering a ticket and... More >>

  • ARCADE FIRE

    published September 15, 2010

    The Hudson Valley recently lost a beloved pinball museum, causing a stir among arcade enthusiasts from as far away as NYC, according to an article... More >>

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