Charles Grodin

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    The 20 Best Arena Rock Songs of All Time

    Ex-Foreigner singer Lou Gramm has survived a lot -- a rare brain tumor, all the usual rock 'n' roll excesses, a feud with ex-bandmate Mick Jones, his old band continuing to tour with a karaoke singer that's replaced him -- and lives to play another day. And that day is today, when the 62-year-old dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    DeNiro Met Apatow At The Tribeca Film Fest Last Night

    Actually they'd had dinner together the night before that, but I wasn't invited, so I can only report on the exchanges they had on yesterday's panel celebrating Universal's 100th year, moderated by's Mike Fleming. Among the highlights: *Judd Apatow told Robert DeNiro that the Oscar wi ... More >>

  • Film

    August 4, 2010
  • Columns

    April 13, 2010

    Is Elvis Rolling in his Grave?

    The Addams Family: ghoulish turns into goulash. Get it?At least other nightlife isn't such torture.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Doppleganger Fun: Did You Really Spot Frank Bruni Eating at the Next Table... Or Was It Just a Young Charles Grodin?​ Eat Me Daily has a little fun with the official unmasking of Times food critic Frank Bruni. Of the many recognizable men who could pass for Bruni, The Princess Bride's Mandy Patinkin (were he more meticulously plucked) and a young Charles Grodin are the most believable.

  • Film

    May 1, 2007
  • Film

    February 14, 2006

    May Days

    Recapping a reclusive auteur's brilliant career, from the Jewish new wave to a legendary bomb

  • Theater

    February 7, 2006

    Board Silly

    An insider's guide to the vagaries of co-ops

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    The Miseducation of Elaine Bartlett

    New York's war on drugs held her hostage for 16 years. A story of prison, politics, and one woman's pride.

  • Film

    April 5, 2005
  • News

    March 13, 2001

    Seizing the Spotlight

    A Stand-Up Comedian Fights the Drug Laws by Working the Media

  • News

    December 19, 2000

    Life on the Outside

    After 16 Years in Prison Elaine Bartlett Came Home to a City and a Family She Barely Knew. Freedom Wasn’t at All What She’d Imagined

  • News

    February 8, 2000

    The Miseducation of Elaine Bartlett

    New York's War on Drugs Held Her Hostage for 16 Years. A Story of Prison, Politics, and One Woman's Pride.

  • News

    July 13, 1999
  • Columns

    June 29, 1999

    NY Mirror

    At the HX Awards, everyone was on their best behavior until the Lee Press-On claws inevitably emerged through the white gloves.