This might be your only chance to get a glimpse at Vicious, the Britcom with Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as squabbling old lovers with arms flailing and pinkies up.
The critics hated these old biddies, but they should revisit the old movie Staircase--with Richard Burton and Rex Harrison as sq ... 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 >>
mckellen.comI've only split shows midway a handful of times--most notably a one-person bore starring a valiant Olympia Dukakis and a strained revival starring the great Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen.
With names like those involved, you can only blame other people for the torture.
But at lea ... More >>
A breathless call came in from a friend the other day. "I saw Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson on TV," she said, panting, "and I realized something: They're gay! They're bearding for each other! They come off completely 'that way'!"
Yikes! Could it be true? Two actors in a movie actually ... More >>
R.A. the Rugged Man: More dirty laundry than you can imagine. Photo by Calvin Godfrey.In this week's Village Voice, Ben Westhoff recounts the long, setback- and STD-ridden journey of Long Island's own R.A. the Rugged Man, Jed Lipinski talks to the players involved with the semi-embargoed Lil ... More >>
When their pets die, most New Yorkers can't bury them in the backyard. They can put the earthly remains in the trash (properly marked). If that's too weird, there are people who will handle the deceased animals. They are, as you might imagine, an interesting bunch. Steven Thrasher walks among ... More >>
Emmy-nominated The Family Guy featuring Emmy-nominated Seth MacFarlane.
For us the joy of the Emmy Nominations, announced this morning, is in the less-well-known categories. We see that there are only two shows, for instance, up for Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program: Grandpa, Do You Know ... More >>