Alec Baldwin

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    May 13, 2014

    Alec Baldwin: "New York City is a Mismanaged Carnival of Stupidity"

    BREAKING: #AlecBaldwin has been arrested in New York:— In Touch Weekly (@intouchweekly) May 13, 2014 Alec Baldwin was arrested on Tuesday morning for biking the wrong way down Fifth Avenue. Now, normally, you wouldn't be arrested for biking th ... More >>

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    February 24, 2014

    Alec Baldwin Takes Ball, Goes Home

    Alec Baldwin is done with all you tiny, pathetic ingrates. New York has just gotten too mean. A man can't live peacefully in this town anymore. The days when you were free to call people "queens" and "faggots" and "cocksucking fags" as you saw fit are over. Alec Baldwin bids you to say goodbye to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Despite Planned PETA Protests, Macy's Parade Won't Be Canceling SeaWorld Float

    SeaWorld has had a really, really bad few months. This summer saw the release of the documentary Blackfish, which explored the death of whale trainer Dawn Brancheau at their San Diego park. Brancheau was crushed by a 12,000 pound bull orca named Tilikum, who's also been implicated in the deaths of t ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 13, 2013


    Laurie Anderson and Neil Gaiman at the Rubin Museum

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Theater Roundup: Alec Baldwin, Jekyll & Hyde

    Orphans is the 1983 seriocomedy about two brothers (or "Dead-End kids," as they're affectionately called) who bond with the gangster one of them has kidnapped, making for an unholy but kind of darkly charming dysfunctional family. Lyle Kessler's play seems to borrow tones from Pinter, Orton, Mamet, ... More >>

  • Theater

    April 17, 2013

    Orphans: Oh, Brothers

    Lyle Kessler revival has Broadway all a-Twitter

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    March 13, 2013


    Alec Baldwin stars in Orphans

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Alec Baldwin Fires At Shia, Who Fires Back!

    They're having a wild old time backstage at one of the dramas on the Great White Way (but I don't envy the director). Let me explain. Shia LaBeouf was recently fired from the Broadway production of the play Orphans because of "creative differences" and was replaced by Ben Foster. Supposedly Shia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Shia LaBeouf Tweets About His Exit From Broadway Play

    Yesterday, it was announced that Shia LeBeouf was leaving the production of Orphans because of the fabled "creative differences" reason. In other words, "Please leave. It ain't working. You got creative differences with that? Sorry!" A Hollywood Reporter investigation reveals that director Daniel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    The Best Celebrity To Follow On Twitter

    It's the week of our "Best of NYC" issue, for which I wrote a featured nightlife interview, plus plenty of items, including best door person, nicest drag queen, and best after-theater hangout. But let me add one: The Best Celeb To Follow On Twitter is...

  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012

    House of Horrors

    We dare you to say 
Beetlejuice three times

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Rock of Ages: Why Is It Not Rocking The Box Office?

    There are some fun things in Rock of Ages--it's hard to resist the gay twist, the boy band joke, and Alec Baldwin--but the movie's not exactly igniting the box office with the pyrotechnics of a metal concert. And I know why: The people who like '80s metal music aren't dying to see two bland young ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Alec Baldwin (Sort of) Runs for Mayor Again

    Remember when Alec Baldwin considered a mayoral run, and then decided not to, giving the impression that the whole ordeal was nothing more than a bad publicity stunt? Well, looks like he's up to his old tricks again, according to Baldwin's most recent speech on Bloomberg Television (via Daily News ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Alec Baldwin Will Not Run For Mayor After All

    ​For a while, Alec Baldwin was doing his damnedest to sow the seeds of a possible mayoral run in New York City. Or at least to drum up enough buzz so it appeared that he was kind of serious about it, which it turns out (to few people's surprise) he's not; Baldwin said on WNYC today that he "do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2011

    Alec Baldwin's Airplane Fiasco Gets Taiwanese Animation

    ​There were a few inevitable things that happened after Alec Baldwin got kicked off an American Airlines flight for playing Words with Friends. First, he angrily tweeted about it. Then came the ultimate in celebrity introspection, the deletion of his Twitter account followed by a Huffington P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    American Airlines Responds to Alec Baldwin Situation on Facebook

    ​Alec Baldwin -- closer, formerly prolific tweeter, and fake future mayoral candidate -- had a little incident with American Airlines yesterday because of his refusal to stop playing Words With Friends. Baldwin wouldn't shut off his phone when the flight attendant asked him to and says he was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Alec Baldwin Kicked Off Flight for Playing Words With Friends?

    ​Well. In an apparent response to the rumors spiraling on the Internet -- was Alec Baldwin, New York's possibly future mayor, kicked off an American Airlines flight moments ago...for playing WORDS WITH FRIENDS!? Do we even live in America!? There is the above. Consider this...breaking.

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Radiohead Is Playing Two Shows At Roseland Later This Month

    Out standing in their field. ​ Radiohead will be in town for this weekend's Saturday Night Live season premiere (hosted by Alec Baldwin!) and the Internet-beloved Brits will apparently be making New York City their home for more than just this weekend; the band's playing two shows at Roseland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Are Snobby Coffee Rules Made to Be Broken?

    nate steiner/FlickrThird wave or reich?​It's easy to roll one's eyes at some of the serious -- a/k/a "third-wave" -- coffee bars in this town. The New York Post today rounds up some of the major no-nos certain high-end coffee shops simply will not tolerate. Like, espresso to go. Or grinding fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Alec Baldwin Speaks Out Against Attitude-Having Starbucks Barista

    Not only is Alec Baldwin not/maybe/possibly running for mayor someday, he's also a consumer advocate, little did we all know. ​ Oh. Shit. Jay should watch out! Except Jay doesn't exist.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Alec Baldwin's Potential Mayoral Run: Pros and Cons

    ​Jack Donaghy Alec Baldwin is running for mayor of New York. No he's not! Just kidding. What he's actually doing is spreading rumors in the media of a possible, nebulous future mayoral run. According to this Times piece, Baldwin wants to run for mayor, but not in 2013. Just sometime in the fut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Nearly 73 Million Sharks Are Killed Yearly For Soup; Ben & Jerry's Schweddy Balls Flavor a Possibility

    ​American's three favorite foods? According to a new Oxfam poll, it's pizza, steak and chicken. [TIME] Nearly 73 million sharks are killed every year for shark fin soup, which is having devastating effects on the ocean food chain. [The Atlantic]

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Alec Baldwin Stokes New York City Mayor Run Rumors

    ​Always in character or at least smartly self-promoting, Alec Baldwin alluded today on Twitter to the morning's rumors of a run for New York City mayor, and he didn't exactly deny. "I wouldn't rule it out," his spokesman added to NBC, though he's not registered to vote in the city, but in Suf ... More >>

  • Theater

    May 18, 2011
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    May 16, 2011

    2011 OBIES Theater Award Winners: The Complete List

    This just in. . . LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD René Buch and Repertorio Español BEST NEW AMERICAN PLAY Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (includes $1,000 prize)

  • Columns

    March 9, 2011

    Alec Baldwin Isn't Scary Anymore!

    Success has mellowed him—and he's actually funny

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Alec Baldwin Isn't Scary Anymore

    ​CLICK HERE for my report on a gala Alec Baldwin tribute, where no one brought up his old bad press, all caught up in the glow of his current success. And I was one of them! Sorry, but the man can act! I also take you behind the scenes of the Sister Act musical with co-producer Whoopi Goldbe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Oscars 2011: Live Blogging the Awards Show

    Courtesy ABC​And now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Alec Baldwin Is Not Replacing Keith Olbermann

    ​Jack Donaghy is a fictional NBC executive on the show 30 Rock; Alec Baldwin is the actor who plays him. Neither is going to replace Keith Olbermann as the host of Countdown or any other show in the 8 p.m. slot on MSNBC because that would be ridiculous, despite a report from Popeater's Rob Shu ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 12, 2011


    ‘Lapham’s Quarterly’ explores celebrity

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    David Burke to Open New Resto in the James; Brad Farmerie Gives Turkey Tips

    ​The Senate has voted to consider a bill that would give greater power to the FDA to deal with food safety issues. [NY Times] Alec Baldwin is shilling for Wegmans in a couple new ads. Apparently, his mother really is a fan of the supermarket chain. [Democrat & Chronicle] David Burke has con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Your Favorite Stars Shill for Foodstuffs: Alec Baldwin & Robert Downey Jr.'s Newest TV Spots

    Robert Downey Jr. is giving Mr. Peanut a voice for the first time in the brand mascot's 90-year history. But the Iron Man isn't the only big celeb shilling for food products. Click through to see Alec Baldwin's commercial for Wegmans supermarket chain. The 30 Rock star once told David Letterman t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Alec Baldwin Won't Run For Congress...Yet

    ​Here is a dash of sad news for those of us who dream of holding up "Jack Donaghey 2012!" posters and getting to someday shake hands with campaign manager Kenneth and/or a cardboard cutout of Tracy Morgan. Alec Baldwin's spokesman Matthew Hiltzik has said that, despite rumors that the omnipote ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Press Clips: Mediaite Loses Foot Soldier Glynnis MacNicol to Business Insider

    ​Dan Abrams' news operation Mediaite loses a founding staff member. New York Magazine snubs New York Magazine. Alec Baldwin is New York's hot new media critic -- Guest of a Guest? Not so much. -- and Emily Smith at Page Six is having some growing pains sans-Richard Johnson, it'd appear. Press ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 1, 2010
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    April 19, 2010

    Alec Baldwin, The NYU Interview: On Political Run Potential and Mamoun's Falafel

    ​Seminal New York 30 Rock actor Alec Baldwin's apparently speaking at NYU's graduation. Hopefully it'll be like that time he screamed on the cell phone to his daughter, because I mean doesn't it feel like that kind of mildly terrifying Mamet-esque outrage could benefit the outgoing NYU class o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    George Clooney Next Year's Oscar Host?

    ​Even a lot of people who found this year's Oscars telecast as slow and boring as some of those foreign film nominees thought hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin were wickedly delightful, especially when they slyly roasted various big names in the live audience. But one of those stars, Georg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Why Was Alec Baldwin Rushed To The Hospital?

    ​When Alec Baldwin's 14-year-old daughter Ireland couldn't rouse him late last night, she called 911 and the Emmy winner ended up at the hospital. There was talk of a possible OD, but apparently Alec had simpy taken some sleeping pills. He was released not that long afterward. But questions ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin as Oscar Hosts!

    ​Remember the comedy team of Martin and Lewis? Hello? Well, brace yourselves for Martin and Baldwin! Yep, Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will cohost the Oscars next year, and they should do pretty well, especially if no one tells them that Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. unceremoniously turn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Wikipedia: Baldwin a "Potential" Candidate for Mayor

    This is a new one on us: Wikipedia currently lists Alec Baldwin as one of the Democratic contenders for Mayor of New York in 2010, albeit a "potential" one. Their cite is a Bitten and Bound story from May of last year, which said the 30 Rock actor "has political aspirations." That seems rather thin ... More >>

  • Film

    April 8, 2009
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    November 5, 2008

    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Funniest of '08?

    Perhaps, if you don't mind monkeying around

  • Voice Choices

    November 5, 2008


    Alec Baldwin reads you great fiction

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2008

    My Upbeat Encounter with Alec Baldwin

    I was walking with a friend down 12th Street Friday night when I heard a man at the wheel of a parked car call over to me, "Hello, sir!" I looked in, and it turned out to be Alec Baldwin! The movie star, constant SNL host, Golden Globe winner for 30 Rock, and Baldwin brother! I've interviewed Alec a ... More >>

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