All That Jazz

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    West Village Piano Bar Is Fun Again!

    Not long ago, I told you how a trip to my beloved Marie's Crisis piano bar at 59-Grove Street turned into a nightmare when I faced a long line of bachelorettes and other unlikely types waiting to get in. What's more, when I finally made it inside, some new door person slash coat check guy told me to ... More >>

  • Film

    February 6, 2013

    A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III: What Makes Charlie Douche?

    Roman Coppola Gives Charlie Sheen the 8 1/2 treatment

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Roslyn Kind Sang At Brooklyn College, and I Was There

    Barbra's half sister Roslyn Kind has a strong, lovely voice, which she applied to a series of standards at Brooklyn College the other night--everything from "All That Jazz" to "Losing My Mind" to "Meadowlark" and beyond. And she's funny, too. Roslyn remarked, "Apple created the best phone ever, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Drag Opera Diva Should Be On Broadway

    We already have color blind casting on Broadway. Well, how about gender-blind casting? Over at the gay club xl on Tuesdays, Gary Hall--who normally is the drag star Shequida--plays Jessye Normous, a gigantic opera singer who needs to eat every 15 minutes and who bitches that "This is Hell's Kitche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    And The New Miss'd America Is...

    Sabel Scities, the Portland-born dazzler who regularly plays at Stonewall and other NYC clubs! Miss'd America is the annual Atlantic City beauty pageant that has become way more enjoyable than tired, old Miss America. (The latter has gals dressed weirdly like hos as they perform classical music an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    The Worst Piano Bar Songs in History!

    "Suddenly Seymour". I actually adore this song (though I've never felt Audrey would be comfortable with words like "condescend"), but I can't stand hearing it one more time, especially as sung by overly loud duos consisting of a fat girl and a goofy gay. Enough! "All That Jazz". I've seen so many g ... More >>