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Charlotte Druckman has written for Travel Leisure, the Wall Street Journal, Town and Country, and many other publications about food and chef culture. But in her most recent endeavor-- a book titled Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat and Staying in the Kitchen -- Charlotte interviews ov ... More >>
In the two years since their woefully under-appreciated debut %, Brooklyn demento-wavers Dinowalrus have been almost completely overhauled, with two-thirds of the trio replaced and their experimental agitations calmed from drum-and-drone loogie to synth-wave drizzle. One remaining consistent is the ... More >>
A chain of supermarkets in Brooklyn and Staten Island has started piping in food scents to their stores in an effort to subliminally encourage customers to buy stuff. Scents you might smell in NetCost Market include "Lindt Chocolate," "Smoky Bacon," and "Rosemary Focaccia." A shopper in Sheepshea ... More >>
Second Stage Uptown opens its summer season
You probably thought the characters in your favorite children's books were just adorable cuddly bears and bunnies and a reminder of when things were safe and cozy and warm and you didn't have to work for a living and instead got read books before you were tucked in at night. But...no. They ... More >>
Crazy celebrity stalkers and morbid ghost-seekers unite for a two-hour tour of the city's sites of notorious deaths (Heath Ledger, Keith Haring, Sid Vicious, "Crazy Joe" Gallo, Thomas Paine, to name a bunch)! And the tour vehicle is no smiley double-decker bus -- it's a hearse (actually a 196 ... More >>
Eat their hearts out. More cupcake madness... Forget that you can't walk into a certain kind of bar without being offered a SATC2 Cosmo these days. Now, homage is being paid to the ladies from the Sex and the City sequel in cupcake form. Food2 is highlighting recipes corresponding to each o ... More >>
Ah, Sunday morning, the time when old people everywhere peer down their noses -- through bifocals with their arms extended -- at the paper, as they attempt to decipher what exactly it is kids are doing these days. This week, it seems high school students are using fake names on Facebook to av ... More >>
Here is Mr. Folds, onstage in Charlotte, doing the improvised-piano-on-Chatroulette thing that's become all the rage lately. "Could it be... your... dick." Not to be a mom here or anything but I find all this stuff wildly entertaining.
Again, with the fucking birds.
See where Charlotte Gainsbourg got her talent from
It was inevitable. The first Sex and the City movie made over $400 million, so there had to be a sequel, and auteur Michael Patrick King has confirmed it. Filming starts this summer, with release expected in summer 2010. That means a year of splashy features, and another summer of young women from F ... More >>
photo allegedly sent by rescued passenger via twitter If what we're hearing in preliminary reports is true, the pilot of a US Airways flight that left La Guardia bound for Charlotte this afternoon found himself in a terrifying situation: the plane ran smack into a flock of geese, which apparently kn ... More >>
As you know, Candace Bushnell has revealed that she's writing prequel books to Sex and the City, delving into the characters' earlier years before they were strumpets and commentators. Well, since the movie was basically a sequel (and there'll be more of them; these gals will eventually become the G ... More >>
Now that everyone and their pilattes instructor has seen the Sex and the City movie, can we talk about how there should maybe have been some cooler downtowny (or even uptowny) types in cameos, like the show used to have? Oh, well, at least I did spot riotous rock chick Bridget Everett—who turned m ... More >>
Despite the labels and levity, the big-screen SATC is a poor-man's knockoff
Plus Samantha, Miranda, Charlotte, and the rest
"What are YOU doing on the PATH train?" asked a bemused commuter last Saturday, his jaw dropping to the spit-out gum on the floor. Well, believe it or not, I do venture out of Manhattan every few years—especially when there's a screening of All About Eve in the glorious Loews Jersey City Theater, ... More >>
Rap-beating auteur puts his money where his hand is
Escape velocity: Rooms within rooms in Jennifer Egan's multilayered third novel
Seeking solace from grief, a teen emulates Helen of Troy
Gen Art's Fall 2005 Show
College kids say the darndest things: Awesome, sexiled, dormcest, and . . . mons pubis!
Coppola's Camera Karaokes Through Tokyo and Finds Bill Murray Singing Roxy Music
Doug Wright Quills Up a Transvestite Mythmaker
Two Shows About New Yorkers in Groups Suggest They Might Be Happier Left Alone
Fear Seeps Into the Cracks of a Block in Queens
Stem Cells, HBO, and Passing Buses Fuel a Fertility Panic
Why the resistance to Cher's single? One insider told me, 'American radio doesn't go for older artists.' Perhaps they'd like some of her boyfriends.