Better Than: Most bands half their age. At 66, frontman Steven Tyler is quite possibly the coolest and most rockin' grandpa ever... even if he sometimes looks like your slightly demented grandmother with a schmata on her head. Twenty-six years ago, when Guns N' Roses opened for Aerosmith, the the ... More >>
If Carrie the Musical can crawl back through the wreckage, why not Moose Murders? The 1983 Broadway flop was a door-slamming, bad-taste comedy set in a mountain lodge full of nefarious, low-level show biz types, and I actually sort of enjoyed it. But the critics went savage on the show and it clos ... More >>
Dan LaceyGraydon Carter, with pancake and fiddle.Today in time-killing speculation: Graydon Carter is or was possibly, maybe interested in taking over Elaine's.
Talking with the stand-up rebel, followed by a heavy dose of—remember this?—nostalgia
The white brain, beset with worries, finally goes haywire in spectacular fashion
Many complicated tributes to John Updike today. This was a writer with an ambivalent reputation among people of a certain age (and an impossibly glowing one with people of another). But facile opinions tend to fall away at moments like these. The New Yorker's Book Bench has gathered together a slate ... More >>
And stunning, where Bardem and the Coens are concerned. Plus other dark visions, and peaceful chats with Mamet and Lauper.
Young Americans fight for every cause but their own. Wake up, already.
Progressives and Bushs Wall Street Go to War Over Your Social Security Benefits
The One Youve Been Waiting For
Johnny Tapia Fights Again . . . for His Career, for His Life