Tomorrow is Halloween, and we're taking the day off, handing over the keys to a frightening someone whose name evokes an appropriate level of ghoulish camp: Alice Cooper. Throughout the day Alice will be posting about his favorite scary bands, scary movies, and scary golf courses movie scores. He'l ... More >>
Being dreadfully ugly and dead is always in style
The meat-bearing version Yup, it's easy enough to broadcast your love of pizza by wearing a t-shirt that advertises your favorite parlor with an advertising slogan and maybe a crude picture of a slice. There are even t-shirts that show an entire photorealistic pie in convincing detail. But the abo ... More >>
Whenever I see a TV camera approaching, my face lights up like a Halloween pumpkin and all the hanging skin inflates like a Thanksgiving Day float based on a long-running animated character. I basically become a holiday parade float of a giant, gay, papier-mâché suckerfish.
Today, the adorable animals in trouble are the HUMANS. If you loved the video of a turkey chasing down a TV newscaster and scaring her silly (watch it, if you haven't), you may also enjoy this video of a mad swan bent on revenge and taking it out on a family hiding inside their trusty vehicle in Eas ... More >>
In the spirit of Halloween, I've got a treat to give out today. Specifically, a brand new cookbook. It can be yours by playing Where Am I Eating?, Fork in the Road's weekly photo guessing game. To play, simply look at the picture below and name the restaurant that serves the pictured dish ... More >>
With a date of separation perfectly timed for Halloween, Kim Kardashian and whatshisname are divorcing after 72 days of unholy union, at least surpassing the 32-day stint once achieved by the much hotter looking Ernie Borgnine and Ethel Merman. But doesn't this reek of something truly foul? ... More >>
Niznoz / FlickrTrick-or-tachycardia?Here's some depressing news from Food Consumer, just in time for Halloween: Licorice can cause irregular heart rhythm or arrhythmia, and now the FDA encourages only moderate consumption of the jet-black candy.
Svedka girlIf you're getting dressed up for All Hallows Eve this year, hopefully you've already bought or sensibly made your costume, because the Halloween stores are zoos. They're insanely crowded! Lines running through entire giant warehouse shops! As we were leaving Halloween Adventure, we ... More >>
Just in time for Halloween, Next magazine did a photo spread illustrating the winners of their "What's your worst gay nightmare?" contest. One winner related how he went to a gay bathhouse, only to find his uncle there, shamelessly going for the gold. And that's where I come in.
Not necessarily for Halloween, just for everyday living? Well, with the help of Priscilla's Tony nominated Tony Sheldon--who bemusedly sent this Amazon entry out to his list--we've found it!
doobybrain.comHappy Valentine's Day! And especially to all the candy and chocolate retailers out there--this year, people will be spending more on the holiday this year than last year.
You know something has reached a peak of public saturation when it becomes a Halloween costume, and let's just say we ran into a lot of bedbugs this year (maybe we even were one.) And now we find, via Asylum.com, that everybody's favorite giant, inflatable union rat is getting kicked to the c ... More >>
This photo was taken last night, and therefore not on Halloween, though who could tell, really?Well, if you thought the flowing white dress/rock harpist/crowd-jumping-in-unison thing was tough to pull off in the spacious, windy confines of Terminal 5, just way till she tries to do it under th ... More >>
Pic by NYC TaperBrooklyn noise-rockers and perennial SOTC favorites Oneida are on the record now as being particularly hyperactive during Halloween weekend, having now thrown six years' worth of chaotic and garishly costumed Brahloween parties. Friday night's Monster Island Basement show was ... More >>
The girl on the Mary Jane wrapper looks totally baked, and is that a short skirt she's wearing or a rubber flotation device? Who can forget the thrills of trick-or-treating? Schlepping from door to door with the largest bag you could find in the kitchen, scoring treats from shopkeepers if yo ... More >>
Santos Party House, going as a temporarily shuttered club for HalloweenIt's Halloween Weekend, and we're proud to offer both costume ideas ("Dude from Baths" is great if you can hunt down the Pomeranian) and nightlife suggestions, from James Murphy at Le Bain tonight to Oneida's five-year-old ... More >>
Clay McLeod Chapman offers up a new set of strange monologues
This haunted house has issues
In what may be the greatest hoax since the Balloon Boy didn't take that cross-country helium flight, the Great Times Probe of Governor Paterson is out and - shockingly - it turns out that the tabloid hype was just that. If not for the massive foreplay that preceded it, the Times story would b ... More >>
Barring a massive surge of readership between now and Thursday night (and with Michael Musto half-naked on this week's cover, anything is possible), we can safely say that the following stories generated the most interest from our readers this year. (And watch out for #3 -- it's definitely Not Safe ... More >>
Erin Broadley It's been impossible to keep up with the recent adventures of Matt & Kim: guesting on Jimmy Kimmel, winning the Breakthrough Video VMA for their cold-weather streaking parade "Lessons Learned," greasing the stage for spider-suited Weezer on Halloween (with Kim costumed as Edie Sedgwic ... More >>
As I threatened--I mean promised--I went out on Halloween night dressed as a giant gift box, and if you bitches want to consider the result a dick in a box, that's absolutely fine with me.
Give me a quarter . . . I'll tell you your fortune
Mark Wells via flickr.comWoman's Day, the magazine my mother used to pick up at the supermarket and clip coupons from, has broken out of its staid mode for Halloween. Recently posted online were a gallery of amazing carved pumpkins, some of them actually frightening, like the one at the left ... More >>
The New York Times has doctor and expert Perri Klass reassure us (yes, even the childless -- "Certain subjects make self-righteous parents of us all") that all this texting and computing and what-not isn't making children into dumbbells. Adults may not thrive while multitasking -- or, as our ... More >>
Storyteller Dan Kitrosser presents The Legend of Ichabod Crane
But the moral is one to live by
NYFF's 31-film ode to Janus a veritable Cinema 101
Teen-pop B-listers dress up in new wave costumes; follow in Avril's spunky, fluffy, scowly footprints
Vegas-core veterans bid a beaming goodbye to Little Steven's fans
Warriors, Rubik's Cubes, sausagesOh my! Williamsburg gets ghoulish.
Police Cite Safety in Yanking Voice From Halloween Parade
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