Tonight, Voice contributor and hip-hop sommelier Ben Westhoff will read from Dirty South, his look at the populist rise of rap music from the southern states, at Williamsburg's Book Thug Nation. The book focuses on the bigger names to have emerged from the south, with chapters based around Bi ... More >>
"Reality rap" was once a phrase invoked by gangsta rappers to defend their music against moral outcry from the mainstream media and pesky suburban dwellers. These days, the term largely refers to the slew of emcees lining up to star in their own TV shows. While Boogie Down Productions associa ... More >>
Those entitled phonies are sitting there lapping up the glory--and free drinks--and they could certainly deal with a few potshots, especially on a dignity-free night when The Tourist is up for Best Picture and Dame Judi Dench is nominated opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt!
At least that's the poi ... More >>
It would be very easy to root against the liberal cleavage emporium, occasionally news-breaking, mostly news-aggregating behemoth The Huffington Post, whose most popular articles currently include "PHOTOS: Jennifer Love Hewitt In A Bikini" and something called "WATCH: The Wrong Way To Install ... More >>
This was inevitable. Last night, the Jersey Shore cast played a game of "I Never" on Lopez Tonight with Kathy Griffin and George Lopez, drinking to things they had done with prompts like, "I never had a girl sleep over who left orange streaks on my sheets" (Ronnie and the Situation drank). Bu ... More >>
Today in things that make us dry heave, an advancement in the art of Vajazzling. You may remember a few months back when "actress" and John Mayer dumpee Jennifer Love Hewitt revealed in her horrendous self-help book, The Day I Shot Cupid, that she had bedazzled her "hoohah" (her word) with Swarov ... More >>
Jennifer Love Hewitt's legacy may finally be realized. After years of toiling away on Party of Five, two I Know What You Did Last Summer films, and Ghost Whisperer, it now appears that she'll be most remembered for her 2 Live Crew-esque contribution of bringing forth the trend of "blinging ou ... More >>
You know, the smash songs from performers that quickly fell through the trap door into oblivion. Here are mine:
"Afternoon Delight" by Starland Vocal Band. A sweet litle ditty about midday shtupping. So bad it's good.
"Toy Soldiers" by Martika. I love anyone with one name, except Bono. And someo ... More >>