Editor's note: Rap pioneer and Geto Boys member Willie D regularly answers reader questions for our sister paper, Houston Press.
Dear Willie D,
I loaned my cousin $500 more than six months ago. She promised to pay me back when she got paid two weeks from the time I gave her the money, but to th ... More >>
Veselka Bowery closed on Sunday after 18 months in business. The Ukrainian restaurant has been a staple in its original location on the corner of Second Avenue and East 9th Street, but the second outpost's closure did not come as a surprise to many; it was usually near-empty. Management posted a not ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your band having issues? Our new advice columnist, who we're going to call Fan Landers (a.k.a. Jessica Hopper), is ready to give you Real Talk about any problems your musical outfit might be havingwhether professional, practical, or sartorial. Send your problems to sotc ... More >>
She dazzles as Clarice in Silence!: The Musical, she startled as the Wicked Witch at Night of 1000 Judys, and she costars in a new movie called Gayby (below).
And she was all mine for a tell-all Q&A in which I got to know what makes Jenn Harris really tick.
Hi, Jenn. Let's start with Silence.... ... More >>
Let's face it, we've heard them all--and we've used them all.
Here are the absolute most cliched and rotten lines to send someone out the door with, adding insult to injury:
*"It's not you. It's me."
(Oh, please. No one really believes they did anything wrong in a relationship. It's always them. ... More >>
Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie have been living together for 40 years. And now, an online petition demanding that Sesame Street allow Bert and Ernie to wed is circulating. As of this posting it has almost 4,500 signatures. "Let us teach tolerance of those that are different," the petition's d ... More >>
Baths cover LCD Soundsystem
Let's face it: "All My Friends" is a nearly flawless song that could stand alone as the best track from LCD Soundsystem's three studio albums. That fact, however, has not stopped about a thousand different cover versions from hitting the internet, from professionals and ... More >>
The "Bro"-ly Trinity"Bromance" was a term that just two years ago was just as hot as "metrosexual" was in 2004. Where have all of the Bros gone since then? A thread posted on Reddit last week reminded us of the since forgotten favorite term. Does it have a chance to make a comeback or are the ... More >>
via Robot NineWe've all been waiting with bated breath to see what the pope would say about our little Facebook obsession. And finally, here it is. He approves! Sort of. 83-year-old Pope Benedict has praised the potential of social networking -- but warned that "online friendships are no subs ... More >>
SJP's GBF Made a Funny!Breaking: Teen Vogue has found the answer to the biggest girl predicament in the history of girl predicaments, and, no, it's not Birkin bags for everyone, it's Gays! Aside from being borderline offensive throughout -- gays are, like, so hot right now! -- the article doc ... More >>
The Young and HungryDoma Café and GalleryBack in March, Doma Café owner Evie Polesny told us that she'd hired Barocco vet Daniel Mateo to create a new menu for the café, which has been a fixture on Perry Street since 2002. Just a few months later, Mateo is gone, replaced ... More >>
Last week, a boldly titled New York Times story by Hilary Stout -- "The End of the Best Friend" -- appeared on the cover of the Thursday Styles. The story attracted over 300 comments, some very excitable, some very, very excitable, and some blind ragers. Today, New York Times gadfly blog NYTP ... More >>
As we wade through the shitstorm of negativity about the out-in-theaters-now Sex and the City 2 (Full disclosure, no, we have not seen it yet, but we will, and we will be similarly tortured, we are certain), we just have to say one thing: There is one tried and true principle, one facet of th ... More >>
You've tried it all: eharmony, match.com, chemistry.com, blind dates, and you still can't land a man? Perhaps with a little help from your friends, you'll finally be able to hookup with a simple plea: PLEASE DATE MY FRIEND!The loyal friends of "Anne-Marie" are so concerned about getting their friend ... More >>
As Mother's Day approaches (it's May 10), it's a good idea to start readying your expressions of gratitude, so you don't just inarticulately drop a heap of flowers and chocolate onto her lap like a mime.
It's a day where you release all grudges and sing all praises, honoring ma for all the times sh ... More >>