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    December 13, 2011

    Favorite Plus-Sized Female Singer Of All Time?

    Some of these ladies aren't still plus-sized -- and a bunch of them aren't even alive -- but whatever the case, they have all been through plump periods of the soul. And their apparent lack of vomiting skills always gave them a refreshing heft, big lungs, and an ability to transcend their potential ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Warren Beatty Sexes Up George McGovern

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 27, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 17 Will they snort coke in the White House? By Maureen Orth LOS ANGELES, California -- "I kissed Jack Nicholson," shrieked a teenybopper, her bare midriff quivering with excitement. "Warren Beatty hugged ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Cherry Vanilla Regrets Not Banging More Rock Stars

    ​Cherry Vanilla is the ex-groupie/Bowie-publicist/rock performer with a new book out about the great times she had popping her Cherry. At a reading I went to the other day, Cherry sat on a gigantic, red high heel--though in the past, she's sat on other things--and told the crowd how much fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Reese Witherspoon Gets Peggy Lee Fever

    ​She won an Oscar for her performance as June Carter Cash in Walk The Line and now Reese Witherspoon is in negotiations to play sultry jazz singer Peggy Lee in a biopic done by Norah Ephron, who's fresh off doing Julia Child. Questions, questions.

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Dionne Warwick Fed Karen Carpenter!

    ​In her foreword to Little Girl Blue--Randy L. Schmidt's new book about that '70s purveyor of vocal sunshine Karen Carpenter--another musical icon, Dionne Warwick, tells a bittersweet story. She remembers running into Carpenter in New York and asking her to her hotel suite for lunch, "not kno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    The Fragrance of Beauty: Ladies, to win God's love, try make-up and deodorant

    Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. ​ The Fragrance of Beauty Author: "Joyce Landorf, radiant beauty." Seriously, th ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 19, 2008


    Dave Mason's Muse still feels all right

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    May 22, 2007

    Winehouse Rules

    Amy channels Ronnie Spector's high hair and Cleopatra eyes

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    October 20, 2005
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    June 21, 2005
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    April 8, 2003
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    August 21, 2001
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    September 19, 2000
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    January 11, 2000

    Rock in a Hard Place

    Style Slumps at the Met

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    December 7, 1999
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    February 23, 1999