The problem with success is in trying to keep it, especially when your pricetag is so high and the sands of time are slipping through the hourglass.
Robert Downey Jr. has had a triumph in the Iron Man films, and part 3 is such a blockbuster it's expected to surpass $400 million dollars--that's a lo ... More >>
Better Than: Keeping track of when Excuse My French is finally coming out.
French Montana has three glittering chains around his neck (one of which is a jewel-studded Pillsbury Doughboy), a pinkie ring so large and sparkly I consider whether it's been wholly carved out of a giant diamond, and fresh ... More >>
After the tragedy at Newtown, New York had one of the quickest legislative responses in the country. A month later, the state Senate and Assembly had voted to expand the state's definition of assault weapons, banning military-style upgrades on semi-automatic rifles and certain features on handguns, ... More >>
Four cities, four shows and one DJ! Diplo traveled in style via helicopter for his Trap Hawk Down tour Sunday. Starting the night with an early bird special in Baltimore at 6pm, he then flew his way through Philly, Atlantic City and finally New York City at 3:30 am, where he played Westway. Diplo tu ... More >>
It's been two never-ending weeks since we witnessed the Queen and James Bond fly in on some sort of parachute thing over the Thames River. And Mr. Bean. And the timeline of London's growth, from the capital of a colonial power to a lovable, quirky center of British haute couture. Yes, the Olympics a ... More >>
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August 30, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 35
Getting the thrust of Kung Fu
by William Paul
"ENTER THE DRAGON" is the first classy Kung Fu movie specially designed for Western audiences, and that's not to be confused with first-class. What it do ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXC'mon, dude, you probably never even had detention.
Gwen Stefani was on this week's American Idol because somebody paid somebody so she could hawk the clothing line that she apparently still has. But this wasn't Ska Week or New Wave Week or Neptunes Week, as awesome as eve ... More >>
Julian Assange, the founder and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, is something of a James Bond villain, running around the world trying to bring down governments, sometimes looking dapper, sometimes smelling bad, and maybe sexually abusing women. (It's complicated.) But his creep factor is only g ... More >>
It's somewhat exciting to watch failed Russian spy Anna Chapman cling to fame in her native land, mostly because we all helped create her. With the collective assistance of the New York tabloids, along with the panting blogosphere, men's magazines and of course her fans in the motherland, Chapman ha ... More >>
Is there an odder couple in rap currently than Miami fantasist Rick Ross and the neo-soul nudist Erykah Badu? Their work together so far--"Maybach Music III," off Ross's Teflon Don, and this new "Window Seat" remix--has zeroed in on perhaps the one thing these two disparate characters have in comm ... More >>
Brace yourself for the hotter, blonder, Russian Anna: Anna Fermanova. The new improved Anna attempted to smuggle high-tech night vision googles (worth $15,000 and considered weapons) from the United States to Russia, and she now faces a federal felony charge, according to The Smoking Gun. Not ver ... More >>
A bunch of tri-staters hailing from New Jersey, Yonkers, and Manhattan were arrested this weekend for being spies. Russian spies. How very James Bond.
According to the Justice Department, as part of a multi-year investigation in four states, eight people were arrested on Sunday for allegedl ... More >>
Last night, the world's shortest man died. He Pingping of Wulanchabu, China, at 29 inches tall the Guinness Book of World Records' shortest man on earth, died at the conspicuous age of 21 last night of heart complications in Rome. He was supposed to appear on an Italian children's show the ne ... More >>