This Sunday is the 30th MTV Video Music Awards. The show's come a long way from the days of Bette Midler and basic-cable bedlam--it's one of the most influential award shows on television. Youth driven channel that it is, MTV itself seldom looks back at yesterday in favor of focusing on the future, ... More >>
Getting Freaky Deaky with the sober funnyman
In a Q&A in my riveting new column, Andy Dick is as open as the giant bottle of booze that he's not reaching for. Andy told me he's been sober for a while and misses the stuff like crazy, but he's realized you can get laid without it.
Norman Blake via LouReed.orgLaurie and Lou: Queen and King Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson have been christened Master of Ceremonies for this year's Mermaid Parade, which for a day will make them, respectively, King Neptune and Queen Mermaid. Hopefully, this means in the press lead-up to June 19's top ... More >>
Amusing lit keg Andy Dick was slapped with two felony counts of sexual abuse in West Virginia. He's charged with grabbing a bar bouncer's crotch and kissing and groping a male customer. Dick is stunned by these charges and denies any criminal conduct. So which was it? Did the conflicted com ... More >>
Greg Weiner! You have to believe me on that, people! I just got a press release saying that's his name and it's for reals! I guess Andy Dick wasn't available.
We love our fellow animals, and generally approve PETA's advertising, particularly in the celebrity nude category. But this ad, starring Pamela Anderson and generally described as "racy," feeds the unfortunate impression of animal rights activists as enemies of human freedom. Anderson plays an air ... More >>
No, that's not who I had over for dinner last night. It's the wacky duo I saw performing at a downtown nightclub in a saucy act described in my fabulash new column! (CLICK HERE to read all about it.) Once you've recovered your sanity, the column also touches on other not-for-prime-time items ... More >>
Fame, the musical is watered-down, unlike von Trier's Antichrist.
This redux is a rare device: a TV remake for the big screen that works on its own terms
The Whitest Kids U Know would maybe like to screw a deer. Welcome to New York sketch-comedy boom time.
''I can't believe that all the underground insanity I skanked around for years now comprises cute touristy entertainment.''