My old neighborhood not only teems with good Italian food, but they got wit too.
At Lioni's, they hawk dozens upon dozens of heroes, each named after an Italian-American celebrity and each one described with a cute little quip.
Way before Adam Sandler did wacky comedy movies opposite himself, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the reigning goofball team of 1950s cinema.
Well, I just dug up a book about the singer/shticker duo by Arthur Marx (son of Groucho), and it points to some real affection that lurked beneath the animo ... More >>
Tom Hanks once said, in regards to his super nice guy status, "I'm not that nice of a guy; I just have the money to have people around to tell people no for me." Seth Troxler neither has nor needs such people. Even after engaging in copious charity work, being crowned No. 2 DJ of 2011 in Resident Ad ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
June 15, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 35
By Andrew Sarris
"CASINO ROYALE" is said to be doing spectacular business despite moderately unfavorable reviews. Most of the proceedings were too esoteric for this reviewer. At times, it seemed th ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives
August 5, 1965, Vol. X, No. 42
By Andrew Sarris
I return to the subject of "WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT?" mainly because I fear the concerted effort to brainwash the public into thinking that "Pussycat" is an unspeakably bad movie may b ... More >>
I was so Carrie Prejean-ed out last week that I neglected to note the sad passing of Dom DeLuise, the portly and gifted comic actor who elevated such films as Cannonball Run, Smoky and the Bandit II, and Fatso, along with a whole bunch of those boozy Dean Martin roasts of people who obviously planne ... More >>
Also pictured: the Great Satan
It's getting harder to imagine a path to survival for RNC Chairman Michael Steele, whose promise to launch the Republican party into "urban-suburban hip-hop settings" was only the beginning of a long downward slide that may well end in a no-confidence vote in April. I ... More >>