He's good. Funny and relaxed. Smiles at his own jokes, which deflates them of any real harm. Loved the Ron Jeremy reference, laughed at the Rihanna/Chris Brown joke, like the crack about Meryl not being nominated.
Solange steps out from Beyoncé's shadow
Start the weekend right
A 5K in Central Park for a good cause
As I discuss in this week's column, Burn The Floor is the Broadway revue which aims to reinvent ballroom dancing for a new age. But there's not one African American (or African) in all the international twirlers and whirlers onstage! Aren't they supposed to have rhythm?
We all get upset when government officials award contracts to their friends' companies, bypassing what should be a competitive bidding process for taxpayer dollars. Actually, it turns out that the government awards many contracts with no bidding at all -- and the whole thing is legal. Take the NYC ... More >>
How did a contact for leasing Xerox machines that was supposed to cost the Department of Education one million dollars end up jumping by more than 6,700 percent? How did a company that was supposed to deliver restaurant supplies to school cafeterias for $15,000 end up billing the city more than $8 ... More >>
One place where it's still the Gilded Age
The art and artifice of turning up the heat
Two minutes shorter and half as charming
Combating bad art, the cabaret law, and a vicious crush on a dreamy, hirsute comedian
Still my favorite !!! album, even though Myth Takes makes me want to jump into a kiddie-pool of Hershey's syrup and do the snow-angel dance. Sorry to break from a day of serious programming, but I just had to tell you that tix went on sale for !!! at Studio B on Wednesday, May 30. Link to buy them ... More >>
Troupes skirt the essence of tango, offering kitsch, skater-style display, ballet, and modern
Performers Illuminate New and Traditional Choreography
Get a Move On
A new generation, mostly white, appropriates the lindy hop