Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Real estate developer Gary Melius was stepping into his Mercedes shortly before 12:30 p.m. on Monday at Oheka Castle, the sprawling Long Island estate Melius turned into a high-end hotel, when a masked gunman approached and opened fire. According to police, a family member rushed Melius to Syosset ... More >>
From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip
Three 6 Mafia Westway Thursday, September 6 Better than: Waiting in line outside of Supreme. There was a problem. Three 6 Mafia couldn't get to the stage; 50 people blocked their way, a fire hazard if there ever was one. A man got on the microphone. "Ladies and gentlemen, please clear a path. Ple ... More >>
As you know, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate in his quest for the White House. Per usual, Hollywood has chimed in about his selection -- and for some reason people care.Regardless of how you feel about Ryan, Romney, abortion, gay marri ... More >>
A recent $1.5 million advertising campaign by Popchips featured Ashton Kutcher playing a number of quirky characters including an Indian gentleman named Raj. The character was played in brownface with a fake Indian outfit and accent. As of this morning, after much criticism, the video featuring Kutc ... More >>
If you're a fortune teller, cheat on your spouse, or are loud in church, in New York State, the government will soon legally have the right to retrieve your DNA and put it in a DNA Databank -- that's thanks to an agreement Governor Andrew Cuomo reached with legislative leaders earlier this week o ... More >>
A new study says that conservative Republicans have more orgasms than Democrats, but unfortunately they also have lower IQs. Confused? Aroused? Well, I sorted it all out on last night's Countdown With Keith Olbermann, along with guest host David Shuster. You can check out this video of the high p ... More >>
After the very public breakup of her marriage to Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore has checked herself into a hospital for exhaustion, which is understandable. Divorce can be so tiring, which is why I'm not getting married anytime soon.
The Huffington Post Twitter account was hacked this afternoon. The tweets, which including homophobic and racist slurs, have since been deleted, but the New York Observer caught them on a screengrab.
Somewhat unbelievably, here we find ourselves on the last Friday of 2011. We hope this year has been a good one for you. As for us, well, we can't complain too much. After all, this is the post in which we get to brag a little: The most-read stories in the Voice for the year. Whee. Previous top stor ... More >>
Day 3 of Press Clips, and we're....here. I think that chewed pencil is going to be our logo. Anyway: Your late Wednesday media column where we pick apart the things we want to pick apart has arrived. Onward:
Have you been made aware of the masochistic alcoholism pandemic known as Bros Icing Bros? It's a "game" that turns all of your friends into sadistic, binge-drinking, paranoid terrorists. The kind who will stop at nothing to peer pressure you into drinking The Worst Malt Liquor Beverage on Ear ... More >>
Maybe you haven't heard of the newest cultural phenomenon, Bros Icing Bros. The short version: it's a fratboy "game" of guerilla-style urban warfare involving The Single Grossest Beverage on the Planet, Smirnoff Ice (or any of its flavor variations) and your friends, co-workers, or people you ... More >>
Bros Icing Bros has already swept the bro nation and now innocent people are getting caught in the crossfire. Innocent people like Matt Berninger (right) of indie rock superstars and Village Voice cover subjects The National -- definitely dudes more inclined to sip red wine -- and rap has-bee ... More >>
One group won an Oscar and hit L.A. The other did not. Both aim to stay fly.
If this doesn't say it all, don't know what does Wyclef's Yele charity has recently drawn a firestorm of criticism, but he's not the only musical figure trying to mobilize folks and funds on behalf of Haiti. There's also an impressive number of benefit concerts and music events happening in the cit ... More >>
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