"I Never Thought I'd Want My Mom to Love a Murderer Until I Met This Bloody Hunk."
With the recent release of Anastasis (PIAS)the title is Greek for "resurrection"Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry have reignited their world music-celebrating group Dead Can Dance after a lengthy hiatus. They sound as though they haven't missed a polyrhythmic beat. The album contains eigh ... More >>
The Women's Music Summit is a two-day conference at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian where accomplished players like Marnie Stern, Melissa Auf Der Maur, and Meshell Ndgeocello will lead master classes, jam sessions, roundtables, and opportunities to connect, and it's scheduled to take place on Aug ... More >>
Curiosity led us early Tuesday evening toward Fred Torres Gallery in Chelsea. Courtney Love, visual artist? That sort of makes sense. Given Love's unpredictable reputation, we were not expecting to see her at the press preview for her debut art show, "And She's Not Even Pretty," let alone have a sit ... More >>
We've all dreamed of that moment and what we would say. Well, every year, all those awards shows bring together all sorts of people who are finally forced to say something to Meryl Streep. And this time, at the Golden Globes, it was Melissa McCarthy getting her first, fabulous chance at bat. So w ... More >>
Dear Ladies of the Red Carpet: Where's the shock of the swan dress or the pizzazz of the goth showgirl of yesteryear? Come on, ladies, this is the Oscars, and it's 2012! Why are so many of you million dollar actresses playing the Grace Kelly card? We are fully aware that all of you can't pull off ... More >>
Tonight, we'll be covering the 84th Annual Academy Awards, live from a computer. Stay here on Runnin' Scared for exclusive insight and commentary from a Hollywood insider who has seen THREE movies this year (not including a two-part episode of The Mentalist that looked pretty big-budget). Who ... More >>
via @NYCMayorsOfficeThough much of the real-life drama in the city this past week was worth of a couple Law & Order episodes, the mayor's office brought our attention to on-screen travails. Not only was there the Thursday Gossip Girl hoopla (xoxo, Mayor Mike), but on Tuesday the film Extremel ... More >>
Update: After the jump, we'll show you the church e-mail that confirms just about everything we were told by Jefferson Hawkins about this sudden ad campaign. The Church of Scientology bought network TV ad time in a big way this weekend. On Saturday, we started noticing Twitter users complaining tha ... More >>
Sure, The Tree of Life won, but did it really win?
by Rae Votta Glee Live Nassau Coliseum Saturday, June 18 Better than: A slushie to the face. Getting caught up in a cultural juggernaut leaves you ripe for teasing. I casually followed Glee at the beginning, but I didn't tumble headfirst into true fandom until this season, sacrificing my ... More >>
I recently April Fooled you about Madonna getting a special Oscar for acting, but there's finally a role that she could garner some gold with. And she doesn't want it! On Piers Morgan's chat show on CNN, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber said he feels Madonna would be a ''great Norma Desmond'' i ... More >>
This obscure restaurant near the corner of 16th Street and Seventh Avenue -- which advertises a combination of Sichuan and Vietnamese food -- was declared one of the best Chinese restaurants in the country in the inscrutable "Top Chefs & Owners" category. This past Sunday, correspondent Bil ... More >>
Thin, dry, and sexy, 1960s British actor Laurence Harvey may be best remembered as the guy who helped various actresses to Oscar glory. Something about his minimal acting and sardonic presence obviously encouraged his female costars' rise to golden heights of achievement. Harvey was the soc ... More >>
Torn vs. Mailer, 1970Rip Torn: I think I'm ready to make a comeback. I feel great and I read the Bible every day. Agent: That's great, bud. Redemption! I'm thinking Mickey Rourke. Rip Torn: I could be his father. I would love a Golden Globe. Publicist: Let's get this out to the magazines. T ... More >>
George Carlin would be proud.The United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has determined that the FCC's ban on even one small "patently offensive" expletive and other profanity on TV and radio violates the First Amendment. They stated that the current policy is "unconstitutional ... More >>
Discussed: Project Runway finale, Christian Siriano Stacey AndersonJudges Heidi Klum, Faith Hill, Michael Kors, and Nina Garcia"Reality" television? Not so much. Project Runway tried to dupe our fragile young minds on Friday at their finale taping, sending not just the top three finalists bu ... More >>
Fighting off the recession with priceless gems. Plus, a few Debbie taunts.
Plus a helping of roasted Manilow.
credit: Joan Marcus It's nice to know that the meltdown of the world economy is not preventing George Soros from enjoying classic Russian theater. The international financier was just one of a surprising number of notables taking in Wednesday night's opening of the Sam Mendes-directed The Cherry O ... More >>
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Estrogen at the New York Women in Film & Television Muse awards; nights in drag with Murray Hill
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Guileless dervish emerges from the subway, (real-life) guitar in hand
But only because the Golden Globes were crippled by the strike
TABLOIDEDDaily journalism is a bloodsport in New York. This is a scorecard. The New York Post is responsible for many things, but yesterday’s Giants victory over the Dallas Cowboys is not one of them. The tab put a Jessica Simpson “look-a-like” (a term that should be used very, very loosely ... More >>
A harrowing look at Satanic motifs in the canon of Barbra Streisand
Performers like Kimberly Kane challenge anti-porn rhetoric
Pose traumatic stress syndrome: The drag of being a young girl in Afghanistan in drag
$30 on Bleecker Street
Let Their Freak Flags Fly
The Starmaking Machinery Behind the Popular Gown
Jesse Jackson Marches in the Penitents Parade
My Ongoing Love Affair With Those Twisted Awards
Rose is all angles and bedroom eyes a '50s movie bad girl, but one who should never be reformed.