By Nate Jackson What would music be without a beat, a rhythm or a backbone? Though they qualify as the first instruments ever created, the drums are probably the last thing most music fans can live without. And while we worship plenty of drummers in modern music, there are some Gods of Thunder who ... More >>
Yesterday, I wrote about how Carnival advised patrons who'd paid for a "Drag Stars at Sea" cruise, which will feature drag performers, that they are not to dress in drag or they will be kicked off the boat with no refund! The reason? They don't want to upset the children!!!! After some backlash ov ... More >>
Southampton, England-based P&O Cruises put this advertisement in a newspaper somewhere, and it was naturally posted to the web. We can't decide, however, if P&O understood just how brilliant its advertisement is, as it not only riffs on Tom Cruise's name, but it also recalls one of Scientology's b ... More >>
I've always turned down cruise-ship trips -- even free ones -- because I hate water and am always sure I'll turn green from the seasickness, not to mention the abject boredom.
Smooth sailing.For all his lack of finesse and subtlety, either when it comes to dressing, coiffing himself, or simply addressing his many fans, it appears that Guy Fieri very smoothly pulled one over all of us at this weekend's NYC Wine & Food Festival.
Esther ZuckermanJimmy Webb leads us out of Trash and Vaudeville -- the famed St. Mark's store where he works as buyer and manager -- to a spot across the street. Over the buildings he points to a white wall that has the word "Muerte" written in block letters at its top. That's where there use ... More >>
We've come a long way, people. At one point we thought the world was flat! Now cruise ships docking at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal will get to plug into a giant electrical outlet instead of spreading their diesel fumes into Red Hook. It's taken two years of "plug negotiations" (not the offic ... More >>
A Subway executive who recently appeared on the CBS show Undercover Boss has called for more upper management to go into stores to see how they work. [Nation's Restaurant News] City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is calling out Mayor Bloomberg for a policy that forces people who receive foo ... More >>
Jennifer WildThe Chicago-based poet Michael Robbins is heroin for literary nerds and music nerds alike. Britney Spears, Pink, and Buju Banton have all crashed the gates of Robbins's poetry, which began appearing last year in the New Yorker; his newest piece in that magazine, "Lust For Life" ( ... More >>
Siobhan Magnus, unleashing her inner goblin. Credit: Michael Becker/ FOX. Top 12 week is where the real American Idol competition supposedly starts. Everyone's worked out their jitters, most of the no-chancers have been cut, and the singers finally have to start submitting to theme weeks, ide ... More >>
Green Day does showtunes
Marco Pierre White will spend the year recovering from his short-lived stint on American television aboard Ventura, a P&O Cruises ship, where he will offer private cooking lessons to small groups of passengers. [Opodo] Gray Kunz has decided to return to Hong Kong, where he will open Cafe Gray Delux ... More >>
Carnival Cruise's Senior Cruise Director John Heald sounds like a fun guy. He even writes openly on his blog about how, though he has lots of gay friends blah blah blah, he was wildly "annoyed" to find out that a gay couple had gotten to adopt while he and his wife conspicuously didn't. I guess this ... More >>
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