This week we're adding a bit of fabulousness to your agenda. Partake in a night of Queeraoke (yes, that's exactly what it sounds like), party like a supermodel at Steven Kasher Gallery, and catch rousing dance performances by the lovely ladies of Victrola Burlesque. You're welcome.
There's a special place in my heart for the LitBro, the overweening loudmouth in lectures always in a tortoise-shell something. You know, the guy who likes to talk about liking Ernest Hemingway way too much. The guy who will needle you for hours over the difference between two authors nobody else ca ... More >>
Members of the NYPD's Queens Warrant Squad were spotted last week wearing T-shirts imprinted with a quote that some folks might find just a little bit offensive. A photo is at right. The quote reads, "There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and l ... More >>
If you're into off-beat flavor combinations and you can also write a short sentence better than Ernest Hemingway, we get word that Mouth.com is running a contest you might want to check out.
The Financial District's Dead Rabbit, where we recently enjoyed tiny teacups of "welcome punch" and a few rounds of excellent cocktails, is launching an events series this weekend. The evenings will focus on Ernest Hemingway's contributions to both literary and liquor culture, with a 90-minute disc ... More >>
The entertainer's shelf helps boost your festive spirits
The Mint revives a romantic comedy by Martha Gellhorn
ERS brings back Gatz
Today is National Absinthe Day, another booze holiday that kicks off a month known for combining drinking with the color green.
Tom PalumboJack Kerouac, on the road somewhere ... For many authors over the years, alcohol has been nearly as important a writing tool as pen, paper, poverty, and loneliness. Some have speculated that hard drinking and prolific writing might have similar genetic roots. Another theory is that ... More >>
Elevator Repair Service brings its adaptation to New York Theatre Workshop
Elevator Repair Service toast the author and then some
Atheists discuss how to survive the holidays
via Sugarpond/Flickr.Park Slope mommies and daddies are a bit disturbed these days by the presence of an all-white stroller chained to a sign on the corner of Union Street and Sixth Avenue. What does it mean? Did a child die? Is someone just pranking the baby-obsessed residents of the Slope? ... More >>
Click to enlargeThings you didn't know: There is an Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Society. And they hold an annual Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. Here is the winner of the 2010 competition, which was clearly steep. His name is Charles Bicht; he lives in Vero Beach, Florida; and it look hi ... More >>
Hemingway's 1937 play gets a Mint Theater revival
And tells a young wetback to go home
Can you sum up your life in six words?
The romance of Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn lives on
Despite the fine Lisa Emery, a bio-play fails to capture the iconic Martha Gellhorn
He didn't waste any time insulting readers or the paper
Two more shambolic arena-indie opuses to throw on the pile
Public enemies tricoastal, and that doesn't even count the Balkan guys
Toward a cultural history of the vanishing lady—with a nod to Jodie Foster
Reviews of the last 50 years
A high priest of collage creates masterpieces of projected dread
From John Ashcroft's lips to God's ear
In Two New Films, the Creative Personality Becomes a Pathological Type
People Who Need People
The Lost World Of Custom-Made Endings