In hard partying news, Andrew W.K. has been tapped by the last remaining Ramone to provide lead vocals in Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg - a Ramones cover band - on their upcoming world tour. Formerly led by Misfits' singer Michael Graves, Blitzkrieg has been carrying the torch of the Ramones' punk leg ... More >>
We're not sure how we didn't notice this before, but the building that housed a clandestine Weather Underground bomb factory, located at 18 West 11th Street, is now on the market for some $11 million. (Thanks to our man Sietsema, for bringing this to our attention!) The quiet, tree-lined street in ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2 films in focus by Andrew Sarris 'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 6, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 27 films in focus By Andrew Sarris Sergio Leone's "DUCK, YOU SUCKER" doesn't ring true to the American ear as a title. Its internal rhyme only accentuates the relative desuetude of "sucker" as slang. But th ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 20, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 16 films in focus By Andrew Sarris The 44th annual festivities of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences began with a whimper and ended with a bang, demonstrating that, among other things, Oscar ... More >>
Law & Order for minimalists
My choices in ranked order: (1) James Stewart (2) Robert DeNiro (3) Spencer Tracy (4) Jack Nicholson (5) Jack Lemmon
The media assault for Vampire Weekend's violently anticipated sophomore release Contra, explored favorably at length in this week's Voice, has officially begun. Last night, the yacht-core clean-shaves dropped a neat rendition of their Plinko-pop single "Cousins" onto Letterman (video above), for w ... More >>
East Meets West Holiday Parade Little Italy and Chinatown Merchants Associations are sponsoring a parade from Mulberry to Mott Street, featuring marching bands, martial artists and acrobats, Italian American singers and Lion and Dragon Dance troupes.
You know you're a NYer when . . . you recognize locations in these movies. Ba da bum.
8:05. The look of surprise Hillary Clinton uses when she greets people in crowds makes her look like she's trying to wake herself up. We wonder if she has a callous on her cheek from getting kissed. Whoops, Brian Williams said "death panels" was bogus! Liberalmediabias! Do a shot! 8:11. ... More >>
Oscar Declares War on the War
The Ghost of John Steinbeck
A Hollywood Daughters Radical Past Winds up on the Cutting Room Floor
Movie Buffs Pick Their Favorite Endings
[Spoilers are in bold]