Every couple weeks, we take a hard listen to the music in which millions of Americans soak.
Questions raised by this round of top country music singles: Did you know country stations are the only radio home for new songs (like Blake Shelton's) built on Babyface-style slow-bump R&B heartbeat rhythms ... More >>
I remember one of the most exciting moments from last year's SXSW. I was walking out of my hotel and I heard the familiar strains of an iconic bassline rumbling across the avenue toward me like the vapor trail of a picnic beckoning to a cartoon wolf. "Wait, is that... Snoop Dogg?" I thought. Bad ass ... More >>
In an ordinary place, a boyfriend/girlfriend is someone you can't wait to show off to the word, introduce to friends, and flaunt in every imaginable situation.
That's what boyfriends/girlfriends are for.
But not in New York.
In fact, if you want to hold onto them for more than two weeks, you have ... More >>
Nick Carr explores a modern-day conundrum in his recent piece in the Wall Street Journal, "Our Typecast Metropolis." You see, Hollywood considers New York City a sort of permanently 70s-era New York City, full of twists and dark turns and grit and danger and grime. Unfortunately, today's New York Ci ... More >>
via WikipediaA theoretical Higgs boson event or Laser FloydOn Tuesday, scientists at Cern will reveal the latest results of their search for the elusive Higgs boson particle. Some are expecting the researchers, who have been working at the Large Hadron Collider, to announce that they have fou ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Victoria Bekiempis tells the sordid tale of Juan Cáceres, founder of the Spanish Harlem nonprofit CECOMEX. Cáceres is revered by many in his community as an exemplary leader, even after "being convicted of second-degree rape -- of his own daughter, from the time she ... More >>
Something about a chain restaurant tends to breed familiarity and efficiency, but it can also lead to a certain blandness and a numbing lack of individuality which makes chowing down tasteless in more ways than one.
Here are the six worst in Gotham, in ascending order of awfulness.
(6) Quiz ... More >>
Chipotle is developing an Asian food chain concept that is expected to launch in mid-2011. Pricing will be similar to Chipotle's menu.
[Nation's Restaurant News]
Restaurant chains like Applebee's and Domino's Pizza are happy about the new Republican House majority because they feel the party ... More >>
Roger Waters Performs The Wall
Madison Square Garden
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Better Than: Homeroom
If you've never seen a man use a remote control to fly a massive inflatable black pig to the delight of 20,000 or so people--you really should. It's fascinating. Such a bea ... More >>
A new study shows that women with college degrees are almost twice as likely to drink daily, and are also more likely to admit to having a drinking problem.
Paul Sevigny in his latest restaurateur role talks about Kenmare and the Beatrice Inn: "I don't know what they're going on ... More >>