"There are things in my life that no one can understand except Aaron," Mickey Melchiondo noted of his bandmate Aaron Freeman in 2007, when theyas Dean and Gene Weenput out their last album, La Cucaracha. "We kind of have a parallel life. We went through everything together: junior high ... More >>
Daniel Clowes and Seth dissect their craft
"I didn't choose to be gay," says Kayla, a high school senior at Maria Carrillo High School in Wyoming, during an assembly for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with the theme of "Breaking the Silence." It's easy to tell she's a drama kid even before she speaks frankly about her first sexual feelings -- ... More >>
My new best friend Pee-wee Herman inadvertently ticked off some of his La-La-land supporters when he moved his show (the same one that's now on Broadway) to a larger theater. A pretty major comic tells me that he had bought second-row seats to see Pee-wee's show when it was announced for a c ... More >>
Surely you remember my contest where the best travel essay won a free month on JetBlue. Well, Courtney Sampsell nabbed the prize, and though she never sent me a postcard, she did come home with a lovely new essay about the experiences she enjoyed around the country, and that's good enough ... More >>
Having already used Cee-Lo's fantastic new single/burgeoning Internet meme to chart the history of songs named "Fuck You," let us also point out the excellent work of our good friends at Dallas Observer music blog DC9 at Night, who've taken the liberty of inserting the tune into classic film scene ... More >>
I'm gonna be in 3-D! Yep, I was one of the New York notables featured in a festive scene from the film debut of those lovable Smurfs that I watch on BOOM channel all the time.
Go ahead, let it out
You're invited to Matthew McConaughey's hilarious funeral!
The Knitting Factory returns, as God and Bedford intended it
BFFs Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna are back
Unwrap the marshmallows and condoms
Life lessons in dance
A legendary punk and an abstract artist mess with your mind
Mr. Lennon's new love-triangle record is a nonetheless tranquil mutation
An autobiography and a novel plumb ballet dramas driven by George Balanchine