It isn't enough that the United States consumes nearly 23 percent of the world's old, chewed-up dinosaur bones. Nor was it enough for Hollywood to commission Jurassic Park sequels 2, 3, and 4. Clearly, one of us had to go steal a gen-u-ine dinosaur bones from Mongolia to satisfy our collective pre- ... More >>
In a 30-minute rock opera based on the Patrick Swayze 1989 classic Roadhouse! (You know, "A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar.")
Says the release:
"After six original musical theatre adaptations of cult-classic and blockbuster films and a 'Best Musical' nomination at the 2012 Hollywood F ... More >>
The dinos of Jurassic Park are coming back next month, this time in 3D, which makes me wonder: If they ever remade it with people as the creatures, who would get the roles? Here are my incredibly helpful suggestions.
As the velociraptor..
Did you smell deep-fried rabbit last night on West 42nd Street?
Well, for her alleged 50th birthday, drag legend Lady Bunny got roasted by her Hot Mess costars, along with others (like little old me) at xl, and the fur flew so hard it made Roseanne's TV roast look like the Kennedy Center Honors!
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Legendary L.A. groovy punks Redd Kross are back for reals with a new album, Researching the Blues (Merge), and soldiering on with their insistence that punk is indeed groovy. They were never strictly "punk" according to the norms of the early-'80s California scene they grew up in; nor did they alway ... More >>
Steven Spielberg's upcoming movie about Abraham Lincoln doesn't make the President look like E.T., Jaws, or something out of Jurassic Park.
In fact, it makes him look exactly like Daniel Day-Lewis, who's playing the part.
With a hint of Walter Huston.
Here's' a stirring image from the film, whic ... More >>
Sometimes, on a beautiful Saturday, we find a story like this that makes the day even better.This past week, the head paleontologist at the Museum of Natural History, Mark Norell, noticed a small auction with a listing that should have probably not been there. The auction item was a 11-million-year- ... More >>
Shit just got real in the world of genetics. Like Jurassic Park -bringing-monsters-back-from-extinction real, just without Jeff Goldblum.
Scientists have determined that a sub-species of Galapagos Islands tortoise -- long thought to be dead and gone -- might actually still kinda exist.
Lustmord/Void Ov Voices/Robert Piotrowicz
Abrons Art Center
Sunday, April 10
Lustmord has 300 types of rumble. Yesterday afternoon at his second American show in 30 years--his first in New York--he broke out the one that clears your sinuses, the one that itches the waxy parts of your ear canal, t ... More >>