When I started my column in the mid 1980s, I went overboard to try to be bratty and make waves, until quickly changing my tone and aiming mudballs only at the truly deserving.
Well, two of my early victims were Juliet Mills and Maxwell Caulfied, who were extremely visible together as a couple at ma ... More >>
Each week, Death by Science sends out an all-points bulletin for the latest science and technology news, tracks it down and beats a confession out of it. This week, we dive into the seedy world of phone hacking. Beware, it is a process so treacherous, so disgusting and so complex that you may ... More >>
Following General David Petraeus's admonishment of the Gainesville pastor who wants to burn Korans on 9/11, at a meeting yesterday with interfaith religious leaders to discuss recent hate attacks on Muslims and mosques, Attorney General Eric Holder called Terry Jones' plan "idiotic and dange ... More >>
How time flies, right? Eighteen years ago, Sally Potter had her breakout as the writer-director of Orlando, which also starred then-breakout Tilda Swinton. Now, for this week's Village Voice cover story, Melissa Anderson talks with Potter and Swinton about Orlando about their continuing caree ... More >>
After three attempts to find her father in New York and a year-long criminal justice program in Puerto Rico, Eliza Perez located her dad, a semiretired itinerant musician who plays in jazz clubs on weekends, and she's temporarily living with him in Queens. Judging by the sappy feeling that se ... More >>
The whole Avatarization meme, with Photoshop-savvy fans recruiting icons (Hugh Laurie, Lil Wayne, Angelina Jolie, John Goodman, Sasha Grey, Mr. Bean et al) into the Na'vi tribe -- peaked around Valentine's Day with the poignant spectacle of Palestinian activists protesting the Israeli barrier ... More >>