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What is an average day in the 2013 life of Ms. Amanda Laura Bynes? Here's a likely scenario: She wakes up around 11. She goes to the gym. She might take a meeting about her fashion line(s). She (probably) goes to the gym again. She leaves her lawyer a seventeenth voicemail, detailing five more peop ... More >>
In 2012, the Voice doled out honors to David Earl Buddin, tabbing him New York's Best Composer for very good reason: he's a beer-swillin', chain-smokin', gloriously prolific pioneer of electronic music and ringleader of the honky tonkin' trio of high rolling drunkards, American Liberty League. As ... More >>
...Amy Winehouse, Lindsay Lohan, Snooki, Johnny Depp, Susan Boyle, John Galliano, Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson, Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Lady Gaga... Virtually everyone who's ever lived. They're all linked here to bring you back to the time before I was dressed as Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood ... More >>
Before you chime in with "But you forgot...": No, I didn't. These are my personal favorites. Feel free to tell me yours.
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 >>
This Sunday at 9 PM is the second installment of the four-week series on TV Guide Network called From Glamour to Slammer! 100 Hollywood Crimes, Misdemeanors, and Dirty Deeds. The series examines the alleged criminal actions of names like Michael Jackson, Hugh Grant, Lindsay Lohan, Marvin Gay ... More >>
Think the life of a columnist/blogger is nothing but glamour and gift bags? Well, it is--sort of--but it also involves sifting through the piles of angsty promotional emails begging for my attention. Here are the pitches that have passed by my technology in the last week alone. You decide ... More >>
That's me I'm talking about. Please 'LIKE' me!
Nick NolteCelebs usually love being photographed, except for colonoscopies and mug shots. Well I haven't manage to dig up the former photos--yet--but I have assembled some of the best, most poignant, scary, most desperately in-need-of-a-stylist mug shots of the criminally unglamorous stars. ... More >>
According to Yahoo's "Xtra Entertainment," the National Enquirer talked to John Travolta, who said he got a promise from train-wreck celebrity Lindsay Lohan that she would begin Scientology training. [I tried to find the Enquirer piece to give them a link, but couldn't. Have you seen their w ... More >>
George Clooney might be well-known as the face of Nespresso, and the image of Padma Lakshmi munching away at Burger King is forever ingrained in the minds of fourteen-year-old boys. Other celebrities have endorsed food products, too...only in roles before they hit stardom. The Daily Meal has a fun ... More >>
Top Chef Masters premiered yesterday with several changes: fewer contestants, fewer judges, including Ruth Reichl, lower-profile chefs, and a new host. [NY Times] A new book follows the Pepper Trail of northern Mexico and examines how farmers are dealing with the effects of climate change on ... More >>
Lindsay didn't steal, he says, cutting to the chase
Stylist.comYup, she was there. We're in the midst of Fashion Week, and we find ourselves barely breathing. The Kim Kardashian-sighting backstage at Charlotte Ronson caused major madness with everyone trying to get a bit closer to the booty, but that's not what has our head spinning. The sigh ... More >>
Jason LeBlondYes, Lindsay Lohan was free and on a runway -- on my T-shirt, anyway -- at the kooky, crazy Christopher Lee Sauve show at Amanda's Big Top the other night.
Sometimes the headlines just write themselves. Spoiler: The Jersey Shore's embattled Snooki was found guilty of "annoying others on the beach with her antics," which included, apparently, using a beer bong, falling off a bike, and being entirely too tan (that's just our opinion).
Just another relaxing Tuesday evening in the park. Pics by Rebecca Smeyne, way more below.DâM-FunK Fort Greene Park Tuesday, August 10 Can't believe it's taken me this long to experience an unironic keytar solo. "You know we came to kill this motherfucker for you today!" DâM-FunK announces ... More >>
Needs more meth• Lindsay Lohan will head straight from jail to rehab at Morningside Recovery for 90 days, in order to be treated for addiction and bipolar disorder. According to a source, "methamphetamine and opiates are her 'drugs of choice,'" which makes cocaine and alcohol feel really le ... More >>
Right now pretty much everyone and their mother knows that Lindsay Lohan just got 90 days in jail for probation violation. In a far less publicized sentencing, Driton Nicaj, a 20-year-old man who assaulted three gay men on the Upper East Side in 2009 (including one attack that was originally ... More >>
Gossip blogger inspires song and dance
The Internet has been especially testy as of late! Of course, it always is, but just in the last month or so:
So starts our morning news roundup. Today: the housing law in New York you're probably breaking right now. The hot ticket that is President Obama's Passover Seder. Lindsay Lohan's yayo "uh oh," a riot at Rikers, Christian Militia madmen, and more. Here's what's in the news this morning:
Lipstick + pearls + stockings = hot
In the short week that we outsourced absolutely nothing to India (not even the phoner we didn't do with the guy who plays trumpet for Cake), we got even less cosmopolitan and global when Cannes correspondent J. Hoberman came back and showed up at the office like the rest of us. Except, unlike him, w ... More >>
Remember the epidemic years of AIDS, when infected New Yorkers fought to get into untested drug trials? People fought to get infected babies into those trials, too. Some of them, because of the nature of the trials, were given placebo drugs. Some made it, some didn't. Not much has been written about ... More >>
Photo by David Wentworth. Despite the glum outlook projected for Fashion Week, the annual schmatte show seems to be swinging, as our own Sound of the City reporters found at the Charlotte Ronson event with Lindsay Lohan and Sam Ronson in attendance, the Alexander McQueen preview at Target where "th ... More >>
The catwalks, the clothes, the chit-chat: "Which of the Palin men do you think is cutest?"
The folks at Shea and Yankee Stadiums want you to enjoy your final season in these hallowed ballfields, but if you try to filch a memento you will be led away in cuffs. That's the message of an obviously planted New York Daily News story, which states that "already this year, fans have been found st ... More >>
Stay away from clowns! Just continue to be ones yourselves. (And other Dear ABBA suggestions.)
There are a few brilliant celebrity stories in today's issues of the Post and the Daily News that I feel I would be remiss in my duties if I didn't share. First up is the the Cinderella quest of Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe. Radcliffe told reporters about an Australian beauty he had his eyes o ... More >>
photo by Howard Huang I was delighted with the shot used in this week's Voice of me laying on a bed naked as Lindsay Lohan as Marilyn Monroe, mainly because photographer Howard Huang flooded my buttocks with light and made them look as supple and luminescent as a baby sow's bottom. I was also delig ... More >>
Braving the dangerous world of vintage clothing vendors
BAM's all-night fête flaunts bands, burlesque, and a 'mid-career Lindsay Lohan retrospective'
Lindsay Lohan elevates, but can't save, Georgia Rule
No cutie for your death cab? Read on.
Straight talk from CNN's Roberts about his molesterbut not a word about his boyfriend
Two unlikely DJs, Womanmaker and Fancypants, spin hip-hop at the unlikeliest venue
What I share and don't share with one half of the creature currently known as TomKat
Race-Bait and Switch