About a month ago, the New York Post ran a frontpage story on Timothy Dluhos, a 12-year EMS lieutenant in Bed-Stuy with a really terrible social media presence. This guy was tweeting things like "I'm going to give up racial insults for Lent. Jesus that didn't [last] too long. F--ken chinks can't dri ... More >>
The last blog on this topic was an even bigger hit than Springtime For Hitler, so it's led to the inevitable sequel.
*The ones who haven't seen a show and have no intention of going, but they have a strong opinion on it and they aren't budging.
Sometimes they'll even brag about their ... More >>
Last week's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (aka the ACA, aka Obamacare, aka TreasonHitlerStalin) caught nearly everyone by surprise.
Among rightbloggers, most of whom had filled balloons and strung festive banners for a big post-overturn victory party, the scenes of shock and ho ... More >>
In 2003, I went to see the Broadway revival of Cabaret again, a long time into the run.
By this point, the tourists coming to see the show weren't even the middle-drawer types that had first filed in. They were masses of the uninitiated, many of whom had no idea how to behave in a theater.
I was s ... More >>
Ryan Skeen, formerly of Fish Tag (who's also formerly of Allen & Delancey, Irving Mill, and 5 & Diamond), will head the soon-to-open Pera Soho. [Grub Street]Sam Talbot has given notice at Imperial No. Nine, over long-standing disputes about the restaurant's direction.[Eater]Portla ... More >>
Billy Elliot, Priscilla, and Sister Act have carried on the time-honored tradition of turning popular movies into musicals.
I'll tell you:
The adaptation--titled Crazy Bitch, The Musical--will feature a well-chosen bunch of Sondheim chestnuts. ("You said you l ... More >>
In fact, he calls me a "schweinhund."
This bizarre video is actually a promo for the book Beaver Street: A History of Modern Pornography by Robert Rosen.
I'm quoted on the cover saying something saucy and approving about how ex porn magazine editor Rosen obviously took copious notes with hi ... More >>
Patricia Field is a legend who's done the clothes for Sex and the City, Ugly Betty, and basically all of downtown.
Earlier today, I ran her official statement about the John Galliano antisemitism brouhaha, Pat stating:
"Beauty, intelligence and energy would describe John as I know him. Wh ... More >>
As you know, John Galliano was suspended by Dior after his allegedly anti-Semitic rant against a couple in Paris last Thursday (Galliano denies it and is crying "defamation"--but today, a clip surfaced of him saying "I love Hitler").
The same day, Charlie Sheen went into crazed radio-show ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
July 29, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 30
Troy Donahue was always just like he is
By Ron Rosenbaum
Why interview Troy Donahue anyway?
"Believe me, you won't believe Toy when you see him," the press agent tells me. "He's a bearded hippie! And be ... More >>
Coke's actual mugshotYou could be the baddest-assed, meanest, most gun-and-drug toting/smuggling monster of a dude around. Your nickname might literally even be "Dudus," and your last name "Coke." You might have been responsible for riots and gunplay and fires set in your own country; you mig ... More >>
I know that's not much of an item--don't worry, I'll go back to Hitler bashing in a minute--but the ex American Idol star is really good to her fans.
At the Tony awards after-party at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday, Paula stood in full view in a crowded room and let herself be accosted by anyon ... More >>
The living inflatable doll is insisting she dropped her option on the franchise, not director Michael Bay.
Yeah, yeah, yeah, but Nikki Finke swears it was Bay who popped Fox's balloons and sent her flying, and this might be poetic considering foxy Fox once compared him to Hitler (and not fav ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Is George Bush the Antichrist? A guide to Armageddon
Author:P. Stephen Hanchett ... More >>
Dancers from InSpirit beckon passers-by to enter a new store on Broadway near 13th Street.
Labor Day, with its West Indian American Day Parade, was the high point of the week. The low point was, let's see... the rest of it.
9/11 was a popular topic. It was oddly related to a Twitter Festiv ... More >>
A blockbuster franchise. A Broadway visionary at the helm. (Julie Taymor). Two of the best known songwriters of our time. (Bono and The Edge). How could it fail? And yet, SpiderMan: Turn Off The Dark recently pulled the plug--temporarily, mind you--as the reported $45 million production sear ... More >>
A teacher principal and PTA leaders at Eagle Bay Elementary School in Farmington, Utah showed students the "I Pledge" video created back in January by some celebrities (or, in the customary rightwing usage, "celebutards") like will.i.am and Demi Moore, with such fanciful oaths as "to smile more, t ... More >>
After Obama fired the General Motors CEO, we predicted rightbloggers would take to calling him a fascist. And we were right!
Now, to follow up -- fascism and related accusations since lunch:
"[Bill Maher] can't even see that FASCISM is right under his nose, under the name of Barack HUSSEIN Obama" ... More >>