Michael Feingold will return to chair the 2014 Village Voice Obie Awards -- Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway's highest honor -- to be presented Monday, May 19, at Webster Hall.
Getting back to the business of making people dance
Most New Yorkers are pretty O.K. about renting things, at least when it comes to our living spaces. As for those living spaces, we're pretty resigned to them being on the small side -- so small that we might have to rent additional storage space for, say, our skis or summer wardrobes or collection o ... More >>
Superheroes, sequels, and TWO Conans! Summer has arrived.
In a very ungracious move, a high-ranking member of the Academy of blah blah has given an interview saying that James Franco and Anne Hathaway were terrible choices as Oscar hosts. Let me add to the ungraciousness by saying "Hallelujah!" The Academy member cites the two comely stars' lack ... More >>
All the courses on the menu would be named after celebrities, duh. As a starry-eyed customer, you would start your meal with some delicious Jane Fondue, either cheese or chocolate.
menwithmeatnames.comShia "the beef" LaBoeuf Brighten up your gloomy, if pleasantly temperate, Friday with this collection of Men with Meat Names. It includes the obvious - Kevin Bacon, Paul Haggis, John Ham(m) - but also such abstract meaty monikers as Chuck Norris, Benicio del Toro, and rap ... More >>
If the question How's Bernie Madoff doing in prison? has ever crossed your mind at any point, well, now we know. The answer is sad, hysterical, and kinda poignant.
Take that, CBGB! Were you booking shows with Axl Rose and his rental band back before John Varvatos graced you with some leather jackets and used audio equipment? No you were not. Fashion week would come and go and you'd just book 17 more Subhumans shows. Not like the new regime over at 315 Bowery ... More >>
Remember that episode of Wife Swap where the chubby, angry Southern kid goes apeshit when his new health-nut mom tries to take away his bacon? Behold: the remix. The kid's "bacon is good for me" catchphrase provides the refrain, spliced with shots of bacon pie, a Bacon Explosion, and Kevin Bacon. ... More >>
Comic Milton Berle once told me that when he was younger, he memorably got into a locker room fight about who had the biggest schlong. He responded by saying, "I'll pull out just enough to win." Whether you believe that or not, there ARE certain stars whom we know have enormous ones--and I' ... More >>
Much wood in B'way's Desire Under the Elms revival.
When I saw In The Heights, the peppy Broadway musical which is very Electric Company comes to your barrio, I brilliantly noticed the smoldering talent of Karen Olivo in a supporting role and told everyone about her hot culo. Now that Olivo is Tony bound for her fiery Anita in West Side Story, I can ... More >>
When Ron Howard's big screen adaptation of the Peter Morgan play, Frost/Nixon, opens two weeks from today, a round of hosannas will greet the film's leads, Frank Langella (who plays the 37th POTUS in exile) and Michael Sheen (who plays talk show host David Frost). But here's hoping that some of the ... More >>
Narrative gimmickry can't save vapid, globally conscious puzzle-film
Tawdry showbiz Rashomon rethinks Martin & Lewis breakup, ends up dazed and confused
All the really young girls: Temptations abound as a convicted pedophile tries to be normal
Stars descend on a dying town in hopes that Cleveland rocks the vote
Stunts, moguls, buffed-up people, and sharksfitting for a film festival at a ski resort
Sundance '04: A growth industry, but Biskind's tell-all both thrills and chills the indie set
With an ambitious crime thriller, Clint Eastwood opens NYFF and returns to top form
THAW and the Lysistrata Project's Anti-War Fare
Trash Talking With Mad Scientist Paul Verhoeven
Worlds Hardest Movie Quiz 2000