For years, I've joked about a Helen Keller musical with lyrics like, "Helen, Helen/Stop your yellin', Helen/I can't hear you, and you can't hear yourself..."
Well, it's come true!
Somewhere in naughty, bawdy Asia, they've gotten the sheer gall together to make Helen's story into a singing and dan ... More >>
It's not often that things are calm and soothing here inside the underground bunker. But after Judge Stryker gave the order yesterday for everyone just to chill out, we took it to heart. Even the cats are taking a break from tearing up the furniture.
There was plenty of activity this week, though, ... More >>
Disney has learned that if you bring back a classic cartoon in 3-D, you make many more dimensions of moola.
But I pray the same trend doesn't hit some other types of screen gems because in my lifetime, I absolutely never want to see the following:
*Gandhi in 3-D
Thrill to Mahatma's protruding ri ... More >>
After last night's performance of the AIDS play The Normal Heart, people were shattered, as they are every night.
At the after party, I saw my old friend Joan Rivers and asked her thoughts.
"I was very uplifted at the end!" she beamed.
Oh, no. She wasn't going to go there, was she? I love ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
November 23, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 47
Let George undo it
by Joe Flaherty
Well, with the election over and the inevitable results in, the inevitable has happened -- the pogrom has begun. Not, however, the one that was expected. In a perv ... More >>
Last night, at a gay party at the Park, a young gentleman approached me, wrongly thinking my spazzing hand had beckoned him over.
Since he'd so gamely sashayed forth, I generously struck up a conversation with the guy.
"You sort of look like Anne Frank" I observantly chirped, right off the ... More >>
Christopher HirsheimerThe summary of Judith Jones' life's work so far is enough to make your head spin. She is currently senior editor and vice president at Alfred A. Knopf, which she joined in 1957. Before that, she had worked for Doubleday in New York and Paris, where she accomplished littl ... More >>
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I don't believe that one should devote his life to morbid self-attention, I believe that one should become a person like other people -- whoops, sorry, wrong diary. Our week was much worse.
DC37 went for Bill Thompson. But what did Mayor Bloomberg care -- he had Twitter ... More >>
Peter: Goddamned fucking Nazis.
Anne: You want a potato?
Peter: No, I don't want a potato.
Anne: Take a potato.
Peter: I don't want a fucking potato.
Anne: Go on, take a potato.
Peter: What do I want with a fucking potato?
Anne: We're starving.
Peter: (pause) What the hell, I'll take a potat ... More >>
"I think there are good pop culture references and bad pop culture references. I don't want to be Family Guy. I don't want it to be just a bunch of disconnected pop culture randomness."
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The Onion's A.V. Club and the author of the New York Times-approved ... More >>
Alan LightNobody could do a slow burn like Bea Arthur, the hilarious comic actress who was the anything but tranquilizin' right-on Maude and later the witheringly sarcastic Dorothy on The Golden Girls. With her wicked wit, Bea pushed envelopes while making audiences think and scream with laughter at ... More >>