Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Despite opposing claims from TMZ, celebrities are actually nothing like us. Take, for example, this 2005 Heineken commercial starring a beer-thirsty Brad Pitt. In it, the star uses some stealth techniques to avoid the legions of photographers who capture his every move. The ad ran on the heels of ... More >>
From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip
Naturally, Tim Burton has brought an extremely vivid look to his adaptation of Dark Shadows, based on the '70s soap opera about a vampire who's only marginally weirder than the people around him. The film also has a terrific soundtrack featuring period pieces by T. Rex, the Carpenters, and other od ... More >>
It's for real, people. But they said they were going to wait till gay marriage was approved everywhere. Couldn't they have just waited 140 years???
38 cinematic reasons why I dread the lights going down
Dear Ladies of the Red Carpet: Where's the shock of the swan dress or the pizzazz of the goth showgirl of yesteryear? Come on, ladies, this is the Oscars, and it's 2012! Why are so many of you million dollar actresses playing the Grace Kelly card? We are fully aware that all of you can't pull off ... More >>
No, not out of residual guilt over Jennifer Aniston. And not over the pressure of mothering 350 kids and counting.
State Senator Ruben Diaz (who recently had a strictly no-children-allowed Christmas party) hates gay marriage, this we know. You might not be shocked to learn that he also despises extramarital cohabitation, Politicker NY reported yesterday. Earlier this week, Diaz wrote a blog post in Span ... More >>
MTV turns 30 today. To celebrate, we're running a bunch of pieces on the channel, its legacy, and its future. Angelina Jolie in a Michael Bay production. In the 30 years since MTV first hit the air, the music video has proven itself as a medium able to collapse high and low cultureor, ... More >>
Today in El Diario, that newspaper at your bodega you always wondered about... Puerto Rican governor upsets Puerto Ricans A group of mostly Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday outside the New York Athletic Club to protest Puerto Rican Gov. Luis Fortuno's fundraising dinner, according to the ... More >>
As Keith Olbermann prepares to move to Current TV, let's reminisce about the naughty things I used to say to him on air--utterances that would make him simultaneously blush and egg me on. Here are the cutest/bawdiest:
Jersey Shore star Snooki has been voted by Yahoo users as the worst Valentine's date. The New York Daily News News reports that she "got 41 percent of votes in a poll of omg! Yahoo readers on the woman with whom they would least like to spend Valentine's Day." This is so wrong: Snooki would b ... More >>
jimwIf you're like us, you started the Year of the Rabbit by waking up with a hangover in the butt-end of a discarded parade dragon in Flushing. After brushing the taste of Tsingtao out of your mouth, you probably wondered, "What's this all about?"
Movie star-turned-Dynasty-bitch Joan Collins has railed against today's crop of movie actresses, whom she feels aren't anywhere near as beautiful as those in the old days. As Collins told a British interviewer, "When I was young, everybody onscreen was gorgeous. "There aren't that many good ... More >>
Dame and Tallulah. Not pictured: Sienna Miller. Photo by Raquel M. Horn.In this week's Village Voice, Ben Detrick profiles the post-Roc-a-Fella edition of Damon Dash as he haltingly embarks on a kinder, gentler comeback. Elsewhere, Sean Fennessey dissects the two halves of California's pre-em ... More >>
Women in long-term relationships get it on as much as other couplesor not
Thank you, Mike Huckabee, for informing us that children are not puppies, and therefore should not be adopted by gay couples. Because we always thought kids looked a lot like puppies, what with their scrunchy noses and faces and their chubby wubby cheeks, and all that fur! And puppies are ... More >>
So we've all heard that one silver lining to the whole economic meltdown is that New York is
Cpl. Scott M. Biscuiti Yep, it's time once more for pervy America's favorite pastime: Fuck-Marry-Slap (a delightfully watered down version of Fuck-Mary-Kill)! Here are the rules: I give you three celebrity names and you tell me which one of them you'd like to marry, which one you'd fuck, and which ... More >>
It was as inevitable as the new Terminator flick: Nadya Suleman, the illustrious creature who had eight embryos implanted, becoming the world famous Octomom, will be singing and dancing, if not exactly ovulating. Well, someone playing her will be singing and dancing, if not exactly etc, etc. Some gu ... More >>
David WentworthCory Kennedy at Karen Walker The lights have dimmed at the United Bamboo show. Someone backstage is shouting "Right now! Right now!" But nothing is happening. We stare across the runway at front-row celebrity Sean Lennon and Angelina Jolie Jr. (a/k/a his stunning model girlfriend Cha ... More >>
Here it is, folks--the list of lucky and talented people who will compete for the final glory on the Gay Olympics on February 22. My predictions were 80% correct (four out of five in each category), which is not embarassing, but hardly worthy of a trophy either. I underestimated the Academy a bit, a ... More >>
I can answer that! Just off the top of my head... (1) Toni Collette. She always brings a deep-rooted sense of integrity to her work. Superstardom has only evaded her because she has so much range that people can’t peg her that easily. Bonus points for being nice.
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla interviews Henry H. Owings, creator of infamous fanzine Chunklet: "Fuck that. Everybody knows where I live. Everybody knows that I sign the checks. It has my name on it. You think I'm some kind of chickenshit?" Raquel Cepeda talks to AZ, rea ... More >>
Photo by Luke Ford In the New York Post the other day, the supa hot Josh Brolin made a startling admission. The studly actor said he finds his dad James Brolin kind of fuckable. Maybe, I suppose, even more fuckable than Barbra Streisand. Said Josh (who plays a homophobic killer in the upcoming Mil ... More >>
It can't be easy for movie stars to make career choices when they're madly in demand and everybody wants them. (And don't I know it! Attention, producers: Stop inundating me with scripts! My house has become a cluttered nightmare!) They have to rely on a combination of intelligence and instinct whil ... More >>
Stay away from clowns! Just continue to be ones yourselves. (And other Dear ABBA suggestions.)
Choreographers start from scratch; no cheating allowed
'Til death do us part: Freakishly hot sex symbols smolder while film takes tepid late turn
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