Michael Feingold will return to chair the 2014 Village Voice Obie Awards -- Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway's highest honor -- to be presented Monday, May 19, at Webster Hall.
JD Samson and MEN are helping to close down today's May Day events with a free concert at 7 p.m. at 2 Broadway in the Financial District. We sat down with Samson on a sun-dappled stoop recently to talk about the show, what Occupy Wall Street means to her, and her band's upcoming album. Village Voic ... More >>
If the experts at GoldDerby.com (including me) are right, Glenn Close will tie Deborah Kerr and Thelma Ritter for the most losses in female-acting categories in Oscar history. They each have six nominations. Deborah was actually a bigger loser than Glenn because all six of her noms were for Best A ... More >>
Kvetching with my favorite mother-daughter yenta duo
Indie filmmakers Kasia Kowalczyk and Tal Harris make shit awesome
How many nuts win multimillion-dollar state leases?
Speculation regarding iron-fisted, cantankerous Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke's involvement with HBO's forthcoming show Tilda -- which concerns an iron-fisted, cantankerous Hollywood blogger played by Glenn Close -- has run the scale from completely mystified, undue speculation to speculation ... More >>
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
A new memoir from the soon-to-be-former Times restaurant critic
A Go-Between re-emerges with maybe the best song his dearly departed bandmate ever wrote
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
City Prosecutors Target Romantics Gone Wrong
After 16 Years in Prison Elaine Bartlett Came Home to a City and a Family She Barely Knew. Freedom Wasnt at All What Shed Imagined
Boxings Middle Weights Save the Sport Again
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
On the Academy Awards, I loved the quick cut to Warren and Annette after Whoopi's crack about older men and younger women.
Just before Christmas Governor Pataki is expected to commute the sentences of a few state prisoners. Will any of these women get lucky?