Had enough Benghazi? Too bad! Last week rightbloggers whooped up "explosive" "bombshell" "revelations" that turned out to be more or less what everyone already knew, but were good enough for Republicans to call yet another Congressional committee with which they will finally get the American sheeple ... More >>
Lovable kook and daring actress Karen Black is ill, which makes Nitehawk Cinema's series homaging her even more eye-crossingly special.
I Like Your Glasses: Literary Speed Dating Housing Works Bookstore Tonight, 7pm, $10 Your skepticism is justified. People with the rock-solid attention spans and copious alone time required to really bunker down to some hardcore reading tend to be the very same who run for the stacks when faced with ... More >>
I always assumed I was the only Italian-American only child in creation -- those people tend to procreate a lot -- but it turns out Al Pacino is one, too! I'm not alone! And I did a little research (and glanced at Us magazine) and found some other famous folk who have gone through life without sib ... More >>
Again, Gregory Moore is the man to thank for uncovering, as it were, these photographic nuggets. Just waiting for any one of these guys to bend over and pick up the bar of soap.
They've come for us.Looks like Charlton Heston may have been on to something.
Lincoln Center mounts a story of stagestruck youth
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 16, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 14 More Irrelevant Than Irreverent by Pete Hamill The tv cameras had departed, the reporters were gone, and in the fourth-floor offices of the Saturday Evening Post at 541 Lexington Avenue, there wasn't ... More >>
Jerry Nadler, the nine-term congressman from Manhattan's West Side, stands up for the Constitution
From Newyorkology we learn online retailer Moss offers Gone But Not Forgotten finger puppets representing public figures who passed away in 2008 -- specifically Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Jesse Helms, the Maharishi Maresh Yogi, Yves Saint Laurent, Charlton Heston, and Heath Ledger. We find some of the ... More >>
After a screening on Friday of a restored print of Max Ophuls' Lola Montes (1955)—which will play at the Ziegfield Theater on October 4, as part of the 46th New York Film Festival—I came home to an AMC broadcast of Midway (1976), the kitschy WWII sausagefest starring Charleton Heston. Not to com ... More >>
An apolitical look at the epic hero's oeuvre
Woozy '70s kozmik grooves, brought to you by that guy who hates hip-hop
Click to enlarge! Remember when I wrote that I remembered some kind of shot of Charlton Heston naked—when he was alive, that is? Well, a dear friend, Times-Picayune writer David Cuthbert, unearthed the photo (from a book called Hollywood Life) and nicely sent me a xerox of it, so I'm throwing it ... More >>
Don't you hate when, in a fit of housecleaning, you throw some shit out you haven't touched in years, then the next day it turns out you suddenly need it! This has happened to me with all manner of sarongs, tiaras, dildos, and the Best Actor trophy from my high school "Sing." And now with a naked ph ... More >>
That old 'last man on earth' setup? It really works.
A late rapper from the bay, hallucinating all about tennis
Major improvement: Peckinpah's westernized 'Nam-era parable returns in bloody recut
Tousled bleach jobs, one-eyed stiffs: Neo-epic drops its veils but keeps the nookie offscreen
Gregory Peck, 19162003
Oscar Declares War on the War
Alienated Dreamers and Lusty Rebels
Israelis Flock to Buy Guns, Pack Heat at Services
Waiting for the Big Ones
Gorillas in Our Midst
Actors Bite Hand That Feeds,
Insert Foot in Mouth
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
In Two New Films, the Creative Personality Becomes a Pathological Type
Five Hit Singles Linked by No Concept Whatsoever!
As to the Backstreet Boys sexuality, I havent come to any conclusions except that theyre hot in the following order: Kevin, Nick, Brian, A.J., Howie.
When Movies End With The End Of The World
''When the press release for Stupid Kids likened the play to Dawson's Creek, there I was in the front row, ready to applaud the acne.''