[Roy Edroso dissects the right-wing blogosphere in this weekly feature] Let's be honest -- we really don't want to talk about last week's big, horrible news stories. The Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 story is too disturbing and, aside from the usual it's-all-Obama's-fault knee-jerks, not much diffe ... More >>
Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
WikipediaAt Monday night's screening of Dirty Dancing, hosted by Jezebel for the New York Abortion Access Fund at Cinema Village, one attendee asked screenwriter Eleanor Bergstein to entertain the audience with what would have been some fan fiction. "I'm wondering if in your mind you have an ... More >>
Bridesmaids, the Kristen Wiig-penned and Judd Apatow-produced "anti-chick flick," has officially been declared a success. Most reviewers, including our own, seemed to enjoy it. The film beat low expectations and took in nearly $25 million dollars in its opening weekend. This probably means th ... More >>
Kings of Leon Madison Square Garden Tuesday, November 16 Better Than: A Zac Brown Band concert, at the very least, you'd have to think. To say that Kings of Leon's wild success -- here we are, at a packed MSG, not for the first time -- is somewhat mystifying is not an insult, necessarily: You ca ... More >>
We came to know him as an actor (Milk, Pineapple Express, Knocked Up, and soon, Eat, Pray, Love), then, as a brainy student (New York University, Columbia, Brooklyn College, Yale, and the Rhode Island School of Design). Now he's created his first solo art exhibit, The Dangerous Book Four Boys ... More >>
Sing along with Craig Robinson
[Editor's note: After penning the popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere," Roy Edroso has made dissecting those blogs into a weekly feature that appears here every Monday. ]KNOCKED UP: SLUTFISHING IN GLOUCESTER WITH THE RIGHTBLOGGERS Culture war ai ... More >>
The Post and the Daily News each take a different approach to the news that actress Tatum O'Neal was busted trying to buy crack and cocaine last night on the Lower East Side. News of her arrest makes both front pages, but with varying degrees of importance. The Post splashes O'Neal's picture on pag ... More >>
On the delightful menagerie of brazen Rocks Off promoter Jake Szufnarowski
Let us all gather ‘round (and bring your spouses, by the way) and praise nepotism. Last year was truly a golden age for it in Hollywood. You’ll remember that Leslie Mann (Judd Apatow’s wife) landed a plum role in his Knocked Up; Helena Bonham Carter (Tim Burton’s lady) nailed the coveted rol ... More >>
The heroines of 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days don't get to play pregnancy indie-cute
The absolutely last word on words not to have lived by during the previous year
Steel yourself for 2008 with a look back at the year's best scripts
Yes, yes, we know. This was the YEAR OF APATOW. Beg to differ?
Two old codgers one-up their movie about two old codgers
Northern Californian transplants hit the Slope and kick off a "Fortnight of Fury"
I talked to Dancy, but Christian bailed. Paris Hilton got out, too.
Judd Apatow delivers another spot-on geek-fantasy-come-true with Knocked Up
Fest tries to be all things to all LGBTs