A 'power list' for the rest of us
Photo by Mindy TuckerLizz Winstead is a wee bit tired. She's been traveling since June 14 with her "Planned Parenthood, I'm Here For You!" Comedy Tour, which has spanned 12 cities and 10 states. Plus she's been working on her upcoming book, out in June of 2012. All this activity "does energiz ... More >>
Podcasting with indie greats in Gowanus
Let's get a jump on all the year-end pieces that will surely be heading this way (from myself, for example) and crown the biggest douche of the year so far. Was it mouthy Mel Gibson for spewing even more hatred than critics leveled at Air America?
Youre on the list to see Nick Zinner
Dear Prospective Village Voice Freelancers, Each and every day, you send me pitches for stories that you hope I'll bite on. Some are quite good. A few are excellent. Most, however, don't interest me in the least. I try my best to answer as many pitches as I can. If, for whatever reason, I'm ... More >>
Marc Maron's WTF Podcast live at Comix
Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.
We dropped by that Fire David Letterman protest across the street from the Ed Sullivan Theater. The Daily News says there were about 50 people there, but we put it closer to 100 if you include the rubberneckers. Indeed, there were about four or five times as many protesters as reporters and camera ... More >>
"When Rush Limbaugh visited the set, and when Lynne Cheney visited the set, I refused to have my picture taken with them or meet them or anything." Janeane Garofalo is known for biting standup, stints on SNL, The Larry Sanders Show and The West Wing, and her pioneering contributions to Air Americ ... More >>
The country's on fire—call Janeane Garofalo
The New York Post runs a small editorial this morning about Sean Delonas' ape-stimulus cartoon, which ran in the paper earlier this week and which some have characterized as a racist swipe at Barack Obama. In some quarters the editorial is called an "apology," but it's way too pugnacious for that. " ... More >>
Jon Stewart should really thank her
If you aren't sick of my yammering about competitive eating, you can hear me run my mouth off about it on "Doing Time," the Ron Kuby show on Air America, this evening at 5:45.
The truth about Janeane Garofalo
Doing Atonement over platefuls of shrimp with James McAvoy. Jodie Foster goes out on the town, finally.
Give Lizz Winstead her due. And keep your hands off Megan Mullally's melons
The Talking Radio blog reported on Tuesday that liberal talk radio host Randi Rhodes was mugged and brutally attacked while walking her dog near 39th Street and Park Avenue, but the NYPD can't confirm the report. From the blog: According to Air America Radio late night host Jon Elliott, Rhodes was ... More >>
Air America won't say exactly say what happened to radio host Randi Rhodes but said she was not a victim of a hate crime, as reported by the Talking Radio blog Tuesday morning. The liberal talk radio network would not answer any questions about the alleged mugging that reportedly happened on Park ... More >>
Rehab as a beautiful experience, plus cracks about pies. Psst! Ted Haggard was a top.
New York City's most famous gadfly tries to rescue the liberal radio network
Indie road movie takes an adventure out of time
M. Ward's recipe for political change: Let's ignore the president
Streb's action heroes explode the physics of motion
Earnest celebrities support the troops with jokes and anger
Susan Sarandon, Cindy Sheehan, and Peaches bring it home
Proof that no matter how hard we pretend to be, we're all fragile
Peace mom pledged a campaign of arrests--but for a T-shirt?
Peace mom plans more arrests in D.C.and Thanksgiving in Crawford
How one young woman's delusions cost her years of freedom
East Village alt-rawk oldsters face the whippersnappers
Steve Earle weighs in on the issues that look like winners
Musical youth support Kerry-Edwards victory with nationwide concerts
Raging against the Republican machine
Politicking With Michael Stipe; Hanging With The Hansons; Slash In Soho
A Reporter Disses Halliburton, and Newshour Producers Decide His 15 Minutes of Airtime Are Up