That right there, pictured above, is James Franco doing his best to channel Cindy Sherman's famous "Untitled Film Stills" series for his latest art contribution, fittingly titled "Film Stills." His opening reception is on Thursday, among many (many) other events going on. So go ahead and double-book ... More >>
Since October of 1955, when Norman Mailer and co. founded The Village Voice as a weekly paper for bros of the leftist pinko persuasion, we've done our dutiful best to preserve every word ever printed in our pages, tucking them away in our vast archival editorial library (pictured above). This summer ... More >>
In case you missed this tender nugget yesterday, Nick Gruber, the ex-porn personality who had the romance of the century with Calvin Klein, now claims that the designer is having Nick and his current boyfriend, John Luciano, trailed by a gumshoe. The reason? Gruber thinks Calvin is brokenhearted a ... More >>
Nick Gruber works quickly. Fresh off his plan to write a tell-all about his time spent with Calvin Klein, the ex porn player has a whole new guy he can one day write a book about: Reportedly its John Luciano, "a well-connected Hollywood fixture" who happens to be the nephew of famed mobster Lucky ... More >>
We don't know for sure if ex porn star Nick Gruber is still with Calvin Klein, but whether or not something comes between him and his Calvin, we do know this: He's been arrested on three counts!
This just came in from promoter Daniel Nardicio: "I've been meeting with Calvin Klein boyfriend Nick Gruber to discuss his future... and I like the kid. "He really wants to be in Playgirl, but since I quit the mag in June they've been floundering (this month's cover model is a mess) so I p ... More >>
The Black Eyed Peas The Great Lawn, Central Park Friday, September 30 Better than: Being kettled. Before Friday's Central Park show, the latest Black Eyed Peas news involved the group's announcement that they would be joining Christina Aguilera, Smokey Robinson, and Cee Lo Green on stage at a Mich ... More >>
A gossip reporter from The Daily News contacted me yesterday to ask who the younger guy was that accompanied me to a dinner the reporter was also at the other night. "A friend," I told her, simply. She responded:
Sorry, folks, but I wasn't invited, so I have to revel in the glory of "Eternity" creator Calvin Klein's heartwarming bash for ex porn actor Nick Gruber's 21st birthday via sent images and secondhand chatter. And what images!
I mean Calvin Klein's party for his ex-porn star paramour, Nick Gruber. It was over a week ago, but it's still resonating as the year's brightest collection of fashion editors and rim queens. So here are the images! Prepare to gag on them!
He shows up on the set next Tuesday, all cleaned up and ready to work. What do you say to him? *"I am so proud of you for not only living your dream, but for getting this show so much press! Thank you, Chuck!"
CLICK HERE for my column in which I talk to the biggest star since Paris Hilton about her People cover, her taste in jewelry, and her advancing age. It's really kool! And by the way, she's not really single; she just started dating Calvin Klein model Gabriel Aubrey. Also in the column:
Big, lavish complex planned—hotel, dance club, spa. Y'all come!
When I paid an on-set visit to the upcoming indie film Violet Tendencies last year, I assumed Mindy Cohn was speaking on the record when she said she got drinks for "Calvin Klein's butt boy" in Fire Island back in the '80s. To my happy ears, it seemed to be part of our interview. But she sa ... More >>
Since we have kind of a problem with women's shapewear (where does the fat goooo? And what happens when you take off said shapewear and reveal your actual shape to the prying eyes of the public?) you'd probably assume we feel the same way about men's shapewear. And you'd be wrong, because we ... More >>
Got your pitchfork handy? Good, because if you live in Manhattan, you'll need it; this week on Project Runway, the challenge is apparently to incite all Gothamites to violence. And it succeeds wildly in two ways: first, two designers attempt to extract fashion inspiration from the Upper East ... More >>
Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.
The Albany Coup, Week 2: It started with a shock twist as Hiram Monserrate rejoined the Democrats, putting the state senate in a 31-31 deadlock. The Dems optimistically declared new leader John Sampson the president pro tem. (Just to be on the safe side they sued, but were rejected.) The Republica ... More >>
Andrew "Dice" Clay headlines the Nokia Theater Times Square on Friday, January 16. Tickets are still available here. "Me and my wife broke up in 2002 but since then I've gone through 26 mattresses. It's like these beds can't take a beating. And these chicks aren't even fat." Andrew "Dice" Clay, ... More >>
Better-than-elementary Holmes; Mamet morphs into Neil Simon.
The catwalks, the clothes, the chit-chat: "Which of the Palin men do you think is cutest?"
Pearls to swine, and back again
High-concept blandness in (formerly) low places. Fortunately, some of us are still allergic to it.
Go ahead and melt your jewelry to pay for it
Diary of a mad housedress
Styles come and go, but the glamour of drugs endures
What's so fun about 22 guys in spandex slamming into one another? Along for the ride with Jets and Giants fans
Tales of fatigue, confusion, and humility from the runways and celeb-choked after-parties
Susan Sarandon, Cindy Sheehan, and Peaches bring it home
MOMA's first show of fashion photography follows an eccentric, narrative train of thought
Mexx and H&M Uptown; Eve at Macy's
Lean Times in the East Village
Gorillas in Our Midst
FIT Prez Chooses Posh Pad Over Student Scholarships
The Year in Letters
New York Senator Hillary Clinton?
A new study examines the real economic life of artists
Why Jingles Died and Licensed Pop Rules