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  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Movie Stars Who Turned Down Legendary Roles

    We all know about classic stuff like Cary Grant making sure they cast Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady instead of him, and Doris Day not tarnishing her image by doing The Graduate--a part that would have resulted in her still working today. But here are some other weird cinematic decisions, courtesy of ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2011
  • Voice Choices

    August 18, 2009


    Fritz Lang’s oddball 1930s movie defies definition

  • Voice Choices

    August 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Live: Morrissey Gets Stoned at Bowery Ballroom

    Angela HoganOur unsleepable friend gets the message on an ill-wind Morrissey Bowery Ballroom Saturday, March 21 "I can smell your draft," Morrissey announced upon taking the stage at the Bowery Ballroom, the smallest New York venue the former Smiths emo-crooner has played in easily Googleable i ... More >>

  • Books

    April 5, 2005

    Looking for Whitey

    Gun pockets and presidential ambition in a colorful history of Shamrock gangdom

  • NYC Life

    August 27, 2002
  • Film

    July 30, 2002
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    July 9, 2002
  • Columns

    March 2, 1999

    NY Mirror

    Instead of Not About Nightingales, the Tennessee Williams play should really be called Is About Three Hours.