Allen Ginsburg

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Three Explicitly Sexy Films Coming Your Way With Major Stars

    It's definitely a trend, and they've all been showing at Sundance. In Don Jon's Addiction, writer/director Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a guy who's so addicted to online porn he can't have real relationships. In Kill Your Darlings, Daniel Radcliffe plays poet Allen Ginsburg and is seen receiving ora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Q&A: Philip Glass On Friendship, The Film Biz And Collaborating With Woody Allen And Martin Scorsese

    Every day this month, in conjunction with our Feb. 1 cover story "Philip Glass, An East Village Voice," Sound of the City will post excepts of interviews with Glass and his collaborators, as well as reviews of several concerts celebrating his 75th birthday. Earlier this week, we published our inter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Where Should I Take My 14-Year-Old Daughter to Eat Sushi?

    ​The sushi at Natori is pristine in its freshness, and cheap, too. Abby S. asks: I'm hoping you can help me. I'm taking my niece out for a birthday lunch Friday; she's turning 14 and requested sushi. I need a place that's nice but not overwhelmingly so (she's a fairly sophisticated eater, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Dinner and Tattoos

    Yesterday evening at a dinner at Croatian eatery Rudar Soccer Club in Astoria, we had the misfortune of arriving right after a big bacherlorette party, meaning that our food was very slow in coming. As we waited for our dinner, we began comparing tattoos as a way of entertaining ourselves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Stefan Lutak, Owner of Holiday Cocktail, Passes Away

    photo: Mike MarvinSad news out of the East Village today. Stefan Lutak, the longtime proprietor of the Holiday Cocktail Lounge, has passed away. Born in Ukraine in 1920, Lutak fought with the Soviet Army in World War II and came to New York by boat in 1949. In 1965, he and his wife opened the Holida ... More >>

  • Music

    July 9, 2008

    Damon Albarn and His Adventurous Honest Jon's Label

    A leading voice of Britpop resurgence flaunts the fruits of his adventurous Honest Jon's label