The man who dressed studio 54
Gene DiNino once owned the long-running skating-rink-turned-dance-club the Roxy (on West 18th Street) as well as an eponymous supper club called Eugene (on West 24th). But that was then. Life in the fast lane can be, say, unpredictable, and now Gene is one of the sellers at the Garage, the sprawli ... More >>
Billionaire blowhard Donald Trump is notorious for his vicious attacks on female celebrities -- like a teenage girl, he often uses Twitter to point out the physical flaws of his enemy du jour.His most recent celbu-spat is with Cher. And, per usual, juvenile insults have (pardon the pun) trumped matu ... More >>
Today is Groundhog Day, and while rodents on the East Coast are split on whether or not 2012 will actually see something resembling winter around these parts, one thing's for sure: People will probably watch the 1993 Harold Ramis-directed Bill Murray vehicle Groundhog Day, in which the comedian play ... More >>
The year was 1973. TV's Midnight Special aired David Bowie's 1980 Floor Show, a mind altering revue of rock, frocks, and genderplay. In one highlight, Bowie, dressed like a glammed-up street hooker from Mars, and Marianne Faithfull, dolled up like a glitzy nun from the French highway, duetted o ... More >>
Interviewing vocal powerhouse Martha Wash at Barracuda last night, I asked her how it feels to sing "It's Raining Men" as just one Weather Girl. (The other one, Izora Armstead, sadly died in 2004.) Wash said it was a little odd at first, but she eventually got used to it. And why not, I sa ... More >>
I mean, you know, dress like Cher. On the Oscars. But an unexpected occurrence got in the way of that, so he got dolled up as Marilyn instead. Click here for my breezy Q&A with funny man slash Oscar writer Bruce Vilanch, and that will all be gorgeously explained, with full accessories.
Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara are the comic legends who in the 1960s defined sardonically hilarious husband-and-wife comedy banter, like a more realistic Sonny and Cher. And they're better at it than ever!
Omarosa, we've missed you. Sort of. Your brand of crazy is really quite fun to watch, and that's why we're rather excited about your upcoming presence in Donald Trump's new reality dating series, Donald J. Trump Presents the Ultimate Merger...which starts tonight. I mean, how could we not be, ... More >>
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Lately we all seem to be over the rainbowand in fact over everything.
Pamela Anderson Lee in drag? Now that she's gotten her breasts reduced, she can be much more convincing as a man (though perhaps not a man from Chelsea).
Notes from an opening: 'Manhandled by security guard. Kept running into whiny B-list types or maybe that was a mirror.'
On Divas Live '99, the bewigged trio of Cher, Elton John, and Tina Turner rocked on Elton's theme song, 'Proud Mary.'
Five Radio Presets, Five Formats, Five Songs, Go
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.