This week in Cheap Laughs, we have square deals, pizza steals, slammed meals, and copped feels. Here's our rundown of the best in independently produced New York comedy this week.
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Fans of Danzig have learned difficult lessons in the past, like never film Danzig on stage and to never punch Danzig in the face, but the best lessons are learned when Danzig talks about his beliefs. As much as Danzig is presumed to spread negativity, he also provides useful insight. We think Danzig ... More >>
I have an embarrassing tendency to bait people into conversations where I just talk about cool things I am doing. Surprise, right? While it likely stems from being bored with hearing of the mundane achievements of others (babies, crappy jobs, cars), there is a part of me that figures it must stem fr ... More >>
Yesterday, Bob Dylan's website released a bonkers interactive music video to "Like a Rolling Stone." Its media player, concocted by a company called Interlude, lets you experience a few minutes of flipping through a satellite TV hookup on which everyone is lip-synching to the 48-year-old classic. A ... More >>
Back in the late '80s, Glenn Danzig (born Glenn Anzalone) had no idea his eponymously named band was going to be his most enduring musical project. Longevity was probably the furthest thing from his mind. "Rick [Rubin, founder of Def American] was looking for bands that were not the conventional r ... More >>
When My Morning Jacket play live, they tend to come off as an elemental force. They play three hours, paradoxically leaving you wanting more and leaving you absolutely spent. MMJ gives everything live, but also requires a lot of you, pulling you through blissed-out calms into twisting, peaking jams ... More >>
The alt-rock Nazi hunter
Corporate rock still sucks
Benjamin LozovskyDanzig Legacy New York Hammerstein Ballroom Saturday, October 29 Better than: Bobbing for dismembered limbs in a tank of formaldehyde. On a dreary, slushy Halloween weekend mess, Glenn Danzig, the diabolical mesh-loving doom crooner and heavy metal pioneer, celebrated his ... More >>
Don't call it a comeback, because, for better or worse, the guy never went anywhere
This week in the print copy of the Village Voice, which can be found at a red newsbox near you: Peter Gerstenzang talks to the performers at Thursday night's celebration of Joey Ramone's birthday; Michael Tedder talks to Our Band Could Be Your Life author Michael Azerrad, whose history of the ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Michael Feingold muses on the current state of theater, cost-cutting and all. "The arts can find ways out of their straitened financial situation," he says, going on to talk about the folks in New York theater who help, and have helped, give it meaning. Related: Eric G ... More >>
Good morning, Komrades! In case you didn't hear, health care legislation passed last night, and for all of our new readers who're getting to know your new socialist regime a little better, let me introduce you to the Village Voice, wherein by "Village" we mean "America" and by "Voice" we mean ... More >>
Could be Michale Graves, could be Jerry Only, could be the janitor—whoever’s singing Friday night, it won’t be Glenn Danzig. Now a supergroup that’s at times more super (Dez Cadenza, Marky Ramone) than others (Myke Hideous, Graves), the Misfits probably should only be allowed to reprise thei ... More >>
Rock Stars Are Not DJsBut DJs Are Rock Stars
German Shepherding with the notorious W.G.