David Sigal's documentary Florent: Queen of the Meat Market--about pixieish French provocateur Florent Morellet and his groundbreaking restaurant--will air this Sunday June 17 at 8 PM on PBS.
There's still a void where Florent once was, but beginning tonight, it will be filled a little bit, at least for a short time. A year after it hit the film festival circuit, Florent: Queen of the Meat Market has come to Cinema Village. David Sigal's documentary is a portrait of Florent Morell ... More >>
New Lips, old musicals, other stuff and Nunsense
A new documentary by David Sigal called Florent: Queen of the Meat Market profiles Florent Morellet's eponymous Meatpacking District bistro and its role not only as a club-kid hangout but as a hub for the gay rights movement. It features interviews with Isaac Mizrahi, Diane von Furstenberg, and th ... More >>
Poisonous chatter, but the ending will leave you in Stritches.
Grape Nuts has been advertised as being stuffed with "phosphate of potash" for building "brain and nerves," as well as preventing malaria, appendicitis, and being partly responsible for building the Panama Canal because it "keeps almost indefinitely in any climate." A new campaign aimed at men uses ... More >>