Jahmani Swanson is the best little-person basketball player on the planet. And he's just getting started.
[See More Clips of the Day: 'Chick-Fil-A Say You Make the Baby Jesus Cry' | Starvation and Animation | Beautiful Food Scenes from The NoMad and Eleven Madison Park] Saveur's Mexico issue will be online on August 1, but for now they get us hungry with some beautiful cooking, dancing, and wrestling s ... More >>
It's the ultimate role because you get to be holy and look good yet suffer for your craft, all with the promise of a return engagement. And a lot of terrific actors have attempted to nail the role. Your divine choices:
viaJust yesterday, to her great surprise, Community Manager for Respawn Entertainment Abbie Heppe's ugly Christmas sweater pretty much blew up, spreading holiday cheer all over the Internet. Ugly Christmas sweaters and the Internet are a great pairing in general; this time it was extra-specia ... More >>
It’s fowl play in Dina Martina’s latest
Shtick meets solemnity in the 1971 musical Godspell, conceived by John-Michael Tebelak, with a durably catchy score by Stephen Schwartz. It's a series of New Testament parables as rendered by a troupe wearing colorful vintage castoffs and indulging in comedy gags and vaudeville turns that or ... More >>
Comic books and theater join forces!
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 16, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 33 Son of Son of God? by Cynthia Grenier EN BOQEQ, Israel -- We're 1286 feet below sea level. Total night, with a paring of a new moon and a sprinkle of fiercely bright stars. Suddenly day happens as if ... More >>
Joe NavinAt 5:30 p.m., a mere 23 minutes from now, Jesus Christ will rise again, the Dutch will open its doors for dinner. Per Andrew Carmellini's website, the restaurant, which started taking reservations at 10 a.m., will be accepting walk-ins. Good luck with that. [Via Eater] Have a tip ... More >>
A protest album of sorts from a Brooklyn DJ is bound to piss off at least a few people now that it's made the newspaper. The record's cover art equates the banning of caffeinated alcoholic drinks with September 11 on its cover, as pictured to the right. The New York Daily News decided to give ... More >>
Our weekly rock critic Scan-Tron is totally skipping work to run off to the Unsound Festival! The 10-day experimental music blowout is so enticingly nerd-centric that it makes Northside Festival look like a beer-bong at a frat party. This year's highlights include an appearance by electronic origi ... More >>
As the publicists who keep sending us their drinks and menu promotions won't let us forget, Valentine's Day is not only around the corner, but also one of the most profitable days of the year for the restaurant industry. Plenty of amorous and orally fixated couples have rushed to reserve th ... More >>
Julie Reiner of Lani Kai, Johnny Swet of Jimmy, the new rooftop bar atop the James Hotel, and Katie Stipe of Vandaag are among the city's bartenders creating lighter alternatives to traditionally heavy egg nog. [NY Times] The latest trend among the Madonnas and Tom Fords of the world is to h ... More >>
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Jess ... More >>
Caters New Agency LtdToby Elles of Lancaster, England fell asleep one day while cooking bacon, and the result was an apparition in a frying pan--of either Jesus or John Lennon, you pick! The devout Christian knows you can find Christ everywhere. But in a piece of toast, or in the grease annea ... More >>
So Jay Electronica dropped by Red Hook Park last night for a show that seemed just a bit more... intense than Conan O'Brien's fete uptown. Per friend-of-SOTC Carter Maness:
"Few weeks ago I went online and meet a guy from Ohio who lives here in Buenos Aires...
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. St. Nicholas for Boys and Girls Date: December, 1932 The Cover Promises: Exa ... More >>
When is a gabacho a gabacho?
Jesus Christ. Feel free to stop mourning the fact that your pants weren't cool enough to get into the Diesel thing and start lamenting that you missed this.
Sometimes you come up with a pun so deliciously atrocious that it's almost better to bury it -- second-to-last graf of a long review, bottom of a web page, etc. (A half-assed version of this phenomenon may or may not be lurking here.) The Onion has shown such mighty restraint/wisdom in deploying "Bo ... More >>
There's more to Earth Day than anti-Communist ravings and deposits on water bottles. Nick Cannon, actor-DJ-Mr. Mariah Carey, and Spongebob Squarepants, fresh from his Earth Day appearance on the Daily Show, are here to tell you that the Empire State Building will power down for 60 seconds tonight ... More >>
After dead John Lennon's TV appearance, we needed a nude palate cleanser, but it's still quiet, clothed Christmas season everywhere except in our accursed internet guard-tower -- and at Haber 27, an Austrian softcore vendor which is new to us but apparently works holidays including the Birth of the ... More >>
Meow Meow purrs her way through Christmas
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