Hayao Miyazaki ends a brilliant career on a shameful note
When the Upper West Side and Prospect Heights outposts of Australian-themed Sunburnt Calf--satellites of East Village staple Sunburnt Cow and now-defunct LES bar Bondi Road--shuttered back in May, Aussies Tim Harris and Matilda Boland, who'd met doing time at the restaurants, jumped at the chance to ... More >>
A filmmaker triumphs over mere fact and fiction
Joe Grieboski -- on Scientology's payroll?Former Scientology executive Marty Rathbun made another leak of formerly secret, internal Scientology documents today, and this time he claims to have uncovered that a Huffington Post blogger who defends minority religions, and Scientology, has been o ... More >>
Rebecca MarxThe soft serve will flow.When the Big Gay Ice Cream Shop opens sometime in June, it will be the brick-and-mortar manifestation not only of the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck but also the way that stars, against all odds, sometimes magically align.
Photo courtesy of IFCThu Tran, hostess with the mostess. On April 27, the IFC Channel will roll out the second season of Thu Tran's Food Party. Simply put, Food Party is a collection of 20 15-minute episodes dedicated to the cooking adventures of Tran and a cast of puppets. But beyond that de ... More >>
Clothes make the man: Wearing a stylish blue blazer is Sir Allen Stanford. Modeling an off-the-rack orange jumpsuit is jailbird Allen Stanford.Queens congressman Gregory Meeks is in deep trouble because of his alleged political favors to accused swindler Allen Stanford in an international intrigue ... More >>
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