Elizabeth Taylor

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    May 1, 2013


    Jack Ferver does Liz Taylor

  • Art

    February 20, 2013
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    October 16, 2012

    Eating Like Marilyn Monroe

    Rebecca Harrington, who previously experimented with Liz Taylor's "controlled pig-out" sessions (alternating with dips and Dover sole), recently ate like Marilyn Monroe for 10 days.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    I Answer My Twitter Followers! This Is Fun!

    One of the great things about twitter is that after you've googled and bing-ed yourself, it gives you one more venue to find mentions of your name. As someone who believes there's no such thing as bad press, I was thrilled to click on "Interactions" just moments ago and find the following tweets th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    The Best Hairdos In Hollywood History

    Female division. In the talking era. According to Michael Musto. Feel free to do your usual whining and add your own faves.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Lindsay Lohan Shooting Film With Porn Actor James Deen

    No, it's not a porno, but the lovely Lindsay will be naked in it. Playing Deep Throat star Linda Lovelace didn't work out for Linz, but playing violet-eyed Liz Taylor did, and now, in The Canyons, she'll be full-frontaling it up as part of the ensemble showing the steamy underbelly of L.A. living. ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 23, 2012

    Help! Show Biz Careers Can't Be Killed Anymore!

    Just when you think they're done, they're back!

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Langella's Book Stops Short At Revealing Bisexuality

    I've praised Frank Langella's memoir, Dropped Names, several times, admiring its candor and insight--though I did note the weirdness of him writing about Anthony Perkins coming on to him without ever revealing whether the author bit the bait. Langella's book serves up steaming truckloads of dish ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Sherry Vine's Favorite Variety Shows Of All Time

    Drag star Sherry Vine -- the Elizabeth Taylor of downtown and the Gaga-spoofing YouTube queen -- is hosting a variety show for Here TV called She's Living for This. Well, I'm living for Sherry's favorite variety shows of all-time, and she generously obliged me with them since we both love a high-co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Author Frank DeCaro Dishes About What Famous Dead People Once Ate

    Health CommunicationsCelebs might be gone, but not forgotten​While celebrities now get their food fixes at trendy restaurants like LA's Koi or Nobu, once upon a time they actually cooked. Eartha Kitt made a mean chicken wing, Gilda Radner whipped up a sumptuous apple cake, and Johnny Cash fri ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 17, 2011


    Murder, Agatha Christie wrote

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    May 11, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    Liz Taylor: "I'm No Easy Lay!"

    ​A lot of people assumed Elizabeth Taylor was an easy catch seeing as she tended to marry everything that wasn't nailed down, sometimes twice. But Elizabeth had to set boundaries sometimes, like when she was hanging at Andy Warhol's rented European villa in the 1970s and went off to the libra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2011

    Bronx Zoo Cobra Name Contest Disappointing So Far

    ‚ÄčIt's time for us to get serious about naming the Bronx Zoo cobra. The submissions are rolling in and they're terrible. The Houdini theme is popular (get it -- because she escaped out of her cage): "Bronxdini," "Zoodini," etc. Jesus -- Bronxdini? "Twitter" is also an early front-runner.

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Do You Follow Any Celebs on Twitter?

    ​Lord knows I do.Part of the fun of the whole thing is that you can chase, I mean follow, anyone you want! (It's not like Facebook, where both parties have to approve of the relationship. Twitter is so much easier for those with stars in their eyes! You just click and follow!) On Twitter, I' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Liz Taylor: "Many Have Envied Her, Many Have Condemned Her..."

    ​One of the best bios of Liz Taylor was in a Playbill! It was in 1981, when the two-time Oscar winner starred on Broadway in a revival of The Little Foxes. Liz was married at that time to Senator John Warner and was already an iconoclastic woman who suffered no bull and served many charities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Elizabeth Taylor, RIP (Photos Inside)

    ​I thought it would never happen. I wrote several times that if it did happen, it would mean the end to old-time Hollywood glamour as we know it. Elizabeth Taylor has died at 79. A great movie star and a fabulous personality, Liz had radioactive charisma centered by those violet eyes which, ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 9, 2011

    How To Throw a Party in 2011: Get Naked!

    I dance, I chat with Brooke Shields, I learn about female private parts

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Live: Joan Of Arc Noodle With Aplomb At Mercury Lounge

    Just ignore that weird burning smell. Pic by Jonah.​Joan of Arc Mercury Lounge Tuesday, February 1 Better Than: Cap'n Jazz, Owls, Owen, Friend/Enemy, Make Believe, Ghosts and Vodka, Tim Kinsella(s) . . . pretty much every JOA-affiliated band besides American Football. Joan of Arc and Jean-Lu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    R.I.P., Eddie Fisher

    ​In the 1950s, Eddie Fisher made himself a walking punchline for the rest of his life by dumping America's sweetheart, Debbie Reynolds, in favor of the vamp next door, Elizabeth Taylor, as any sensible person would do. He was basically the original Brad Pitt. Li'l Debbie was furious, but yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2010

    Over the Hedge: Investment Banker Busted Farming the Green

    ​Here's a hilarious story coming the internet's way from Zombie Forbes/Slant: an executive at a billion-dollar hedge fund was caught running an extensive marijuana farm out of her house. Her boyfriends insists the cops have it all wrong; they're just farming goats, he claims. Clients of the Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Long Live Zsa Zsa Gabor

    ​So 93-year-old chatterbox Zsa Zsa Gabor refused another operation and went home -- and so did I, to look up my amazing 1993 Village Voice interview with the Hungarian legend, which appears in my stunning book La Dolce Musto. That day, Zsa Zsa mouthed off on everything, darling.

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Why I Loved Lynn Redgrave

    ​She was such a fine actress and esteemed wit--one of those people you wanted to have around forever, to elevate the culture just by entering a room. Finding her own niche within one of the most illustrious acting dynasties of all time, Lynn exploded in 1967's Georgy Girl, in which she was th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Broadway East Gets Yet Another Chef

    Photo courtesy of Broadway EastBroadway East, home of many chefs.​Trying to keep up with which chef Broadway East has in its kitchen is like trying to keep up with where Ryan Skeen is working this week. Eater has learned that the self-described flexitarian restaurant has just hired Sasha St. G ... More >>

  • Film

    March 9, 2010

    'That's Montgomery Clift, Honey!' at BAM

    The accident changed Monty's face, and his life, but not his talent

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Oscar's Biggest Outrages!

    ​Did Liz Taylor really deserve that Oscar for Butterfield 8 or was it all about the tracheotomy? How about such surprise winners as Grace Kelly, Judy Holliday, and Richard Dreyfuss? Did the people who decided Dubya won Ohio in 2004 get their early training by tallying these Oscar categories? ... More >>

  • Film

    November 17, 2009

    James DeMonaco's Debut, Staten Island

    Featuring Ethan Hawke, looking nothing like a septic-tank cleaner

  • Art

    August 18, 2009
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    July 7, 2009

    Jackson Memorial Scheduled for 1PM EST

    Michael Jackson's bonkers Staples Center memorial is scheduled for 10AM PST, and is set to feature a random assortment of basketball players, reality TV show contestants, and John Mayer. This Rolling Stone item cites TMZ and contains the allegation that "Michael Jackson's casket will take center sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Cleopatra Knocked On Her Asp

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 20, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 35 'Cleopatra': The Fall of Bosley Caesar By Andrew Sarris In case you're still wondering, "CLEOPATRA" (at the Rivoli) is a complete disaster, and I kid you not. I vas dere, Charlie, for four hours and three mi ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 15, 2009

    Fallen American Idol Star at Gay Bar!

    Much wood in B'way's Desire Under the Elms revival.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Meeting Denied, Bronx Rebels Rally, Predict Victory

    Despite a setback from a court ruling earlier in the day, a breakaway group of Bronx elected officials seeking the ouster of Bronx Democratic County Chairman Jose Rivera showcased their power. Though a judge ruled that the Bronx County Committee couldn't convene to vote, renegade Bronx officials ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008

    Primary: Silver Stays, Connor Out, Espada Beats Gonzalez, More

    Major endorsements, rape stories, and the alleged machinations of "Roy Odroso" couldn't put Paul Newell over the top. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver held the Democratic nomination in the 64th District with 68 percent of Tuesday's primary vote versus Newell's 23 and Luke Henry's 9. Other challenger ... More >>

  • Art

    July 9, 2008
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    February 29, 2008

    YouTube Gem of the Week: A Really Scary Hammer Horror Film

    Way back in the 1950s, Debbie Reynolds emerged as a bright-eyed, efficient singer/actress as well as a fabulous professional victim. (Liz Taylor stole her husband, Eddie Fisher, away in a whirl of whoriness, and Debbie truly worked it, though now both she and Liz are united in deep hatred for Eddie. ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 15, 2008

    Terrence Howard's Latest Hustle and Flow

    Black people revive the Great White Way. Plus a hue and cry from Mel Brooks.

  • Film

    August 7, 2007

    Under the Influence

    Was it the free love, the politics, or the acid that made films of the '60s so trippy?

  • Theater

    May 1, 2007

    The Hall of Fume

    The reek shall inherit the Earth. Or at least the Flea.

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    March 7, 2006
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    November 15, 2005
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    March 8, 2005

    Big Time

    Scissor Sisters take a break; Asia Argento breaks your Heart

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    February 8, 2005
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    November 30, 2004
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    November 16, 2004
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    December 30, 2003
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    August 26, 2003
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    July 8, 2003
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    February 20, 2001
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    August 15, 2000
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    May 18, 1999

    Shape Shifter

    How a Butt-Boosting Silicone Injector Got Busted

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