Enter this one in the annals of rap -- today Riff Raff released his long-mooted and often-delayed studio debut album, Neon Icon. Dropping via Diplo's Mad Decent stable, the 15-track project brims with Jody Highroller's now trademark bedazzled brags. Here's your handy run-through of Neon Icon's most ... More >>
A few new wine and cocktail books have hit the market, just in time for holiday gift giving--or, you know, serving as the gift you buy yourself when shopping for others. But unless you're a sommelier student or burgeoning professional in the biz, you'll find that these seemingly spirited topics ofte ... More >>
The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
In 2006, I interviewed noted author Gore Vidal--who just died--for Out magazine. And one of the juiciest things he relayed to me was the reason gay director George Cukor was bumped as director of the petticoats-and-brimstone classic Gone With The Wind. Cukor had personally told Vidal that Clark Ga ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics
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.
In a Fringe Festival show called Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies, Jessica Sherr portrays the screen legend talking to her two Oscars in between indulging in flashback confrontations with various Hollywood moguls. And this is how Scherr's version of Bette's version of not getting to play Scarle ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 12, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 15 Female fantasies by Elaine Louie Asking a woman her sexual fantasy is a new way of saying, "Who are you?" If she tells you, she may be doing a mental strip-tease or she may be trying to liberate herse ... More >>
Guy MadisonGregory Moore--who brought you those wonderful Cary Grant/Randolph Scott montages--wants us to pose that question, and he's generously provided hot shots of the nominees to help you vote. So stop picking your nose and instead pick your favorite old-school hottie. Oh, and please d ... More >>
*Joan Crawford had a lifelong sexual crush on her arch rival Bette Davis and once tried to seduce Marilyn Monroe, which promptly ended their friendship. *Bette Davis turned down Mildred Pierce, which turned out to be Crawford's Oscar role, jumpstarting her faded career.
The accident changed Monty's face, and his life, but not his talent
Street artist isn't really there
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Former figure skater and Japanese arranger revive standards bebop won't touch
The Smiths' aging bigmouth messiah risks ridicule, wags his finger, and stamps his feet
Who's the holder of the copyright that's ripe for piracy?
A history of celebrity sex tapes, real and fake, from Joan Crawford to Paris Hilton
Mailbox Synthpop as Piano and Voice Recital
A Reparations Suit for a 1921 Race Riot
Jean-Paul Sartre's Men Without Shadows; Jenny Lyn Bader's None of the Above; Molière's Don Juan
A First-Time Director's DIY Solution