Actor John Malkovich of Being John Malkovich, among other things, has had his stuff stolen at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Prague. Malkovich was in the Czech capital to portray an Austrian serial killer in a play in the Prague Spring music festival. Now his passport and some personal belongings ... More >>
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Silent Movies (out now September 28, via Pi) is a gorgeous and insular detour for downtown guitar visionary Marc Ribot, a dude best known for frenetic Tzadik -endorsed aggro-jazz, wild excursions wi ... More >>
The coffee war that's broken out between Nespresso and its rivals is heating up with new European ads starring George Clooney and John Malkovich. In this one, Clooney would rather stay dead than give up his new Nespresso machine. In other versions, he gets mistaken for a valet and taken for a cove ... More >>
Bernie Madoff's liquidators have released a list of his official victims, which the Post obligingly makes public as a large pdf file. Look for your friends! Interestingly, a few people who'd previously told us they were Madoff victims don't appear on it. But Mets owner Fred Wilpon, and his company S ... More >>
Good for the New York Times! Always trying to take a broad view (even when one doesn't exist, as Jack Shafer often points out), the paper weighs in on how the plight of Bernie Madoff's white-haired victims gives us valuable insights about the global meltdown with this morning's "Fossils of Larges ... More >>