Most interviews are pretty by the numbers. Nothing special.But sometimes interviews live on in infamy because they're so damn crazy, weird, or otherwise awkward that they provide entertainment long after everyone has forgotten why the celebrity was being interviewed in the first place. Those special ... More >>
CLICK HERE for my new column in which Leslie Jordan, the Emmy winner who played Karen's prissy antagonist Beverly Leslie on W & G, tells me what to expect from his autobiographical theater piece. Leslie admits that he can't love in a healthy, grown-up way, so instead he has high-school-like ... More >>
Chattering with Emmy winner Leslie Jordan, plus sounding off on Broadway.
Dwayne Carter proves rappers can make lousy rock albums, too
Well, some cowboy's Goin' Galt in Brooklyn Heights, anyway. Photo (c) Charles D Rightbloggers decided President Obama is a fascist. Despite this, and the aid and comfort he gives to pirates, the voters like him anyway -- which figures, since many of them are apparently socialists. Which may be why ... More >>
Well, it's not as spectacular as Joaquin Phoenix's mumblefest on David Letterman. In fact, Billy Bob Thornton -- interviewed here with his band the Boxmasters for a radio show -- seems quite lucid, but behaves like a total asshole. It starts about 1:15 in, when the DJ asks when the band formed, and ... More >>
Marital mudflinging has become the new bloodsport in gossip, and I've booked myself a front row seat, kids. I've been loving the Madonna-Guy cross accusations, even though they tend to have a "duh" feeling to them. ("He's emotionally retarded"; "She's obsessed with her image"--DUH! This is even less ... More >>
Bad Santa, as it was intended
Drunken holiday shopping with Clarence the angel
Soft toss: Billy Bob's bawdy Bad Santa shtick can't save Linklater's dull remake from irrelevance
Play ballsy: Billy Bob and the fine art of cursing
All queasy on the western front
The season's globe-trotting films bring mankind closer together, or at least pretend to on-screen
Statements and Strategies: Young Artists Negotiate Their Entry Into the Gallery Scene
Marc Forsters Symphonies of Sorrow
Millennium Movies Get a Second Chance
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
A rundown of the season's movies handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.
Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).
A Winter Movie Preview
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