He calls Ben Brantley some sort of "odd, shriveled, bitter Dickensian clerk."
Bear in mind that Brantley didn't care for Orphans, which Baldwin stars in, and that might have something to do with Baldwin's opinion.
Meanwhile, the actor says he sorely misses the genius of ex Times critic Frank Rich ... More >>
A "head shop" in Long Island will have to stick to selling bongs and patchouli oil after a Nassau County judge ruled that it can no longer sell synthetic drugs like bath salts and fake weed.Following an undercover investigation -- and subsequent lawsuit -- by the New York Attorney General's Office, ... More >>
There's a new hero in the ongoing Bath Salt Apocalypse: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.Apparently recognizing that synthetic drugs like bath salts bring out a person's inner-cannibal, Schneiderman has filed 12 lawsuits against head shop retailers across New York for violating the state' ... More >>
If you don't absolutely love the infamous Long Island hot dog hooker, we don't blame you -- she's about as crass as they come. She turns tricks out of her hot dog truck, for god's sake. But she's at least good for a laugh.For example, when she was sentenced to time served this morning after pleading ... More >>
Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies dropped the hammer on the illegal prescription drug trafficking biz this morning in a sweep that netted nearly 100 arrests, including two doctors and one nurse practitioner.The most arrests occurred on Staten Island, where law enforcement officials s ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesDecember 17, 1964, Vol. X, No. 9LeRoi Jones at Arms: Blues for Mr. WhiteyBy Jack Newfield"Do not understand me too quickly" has been the insistent injunction of Andre Gide and Norman Mailer. It might also be the motto LeRoi Jones inscribes on ... More >>
Way before the current batch of bullet-spitting comics, Denis Leary was emitting blistering barbs in between puffs of a cig, as everyone laughed while covering their heads.
And he's still at it. Check out this interview, where the Rescue Me star goes after Susan Boyle:
The official theme of last night's Happy Ending Music and Reading Series at Joe's Pub was "taking risks." Host Amanda Stern credited this idea to musical guests Vampire Weekend, claiming that she'd polled disparate subjects (her landlord, a 311 operator, a physicist, novelists John Wray and Arthur ... More >>
Daptone Records, the Bushwick analog recording mecca used by Amy Winehouse and the Dap-Kings, got robbed last night, reports Brooklyn Vegan. The haul is impressive: Fender amps, computers, turntables, phone and modem equipment, mics, turntables -- even their Baldwin organ was "tossed and is probably ... More >>