Between growing up in Queens and currently residing in Brooklyn, comedian Hari Kondabolu has appeared on Letterman, Conan, and NPR. With brother Ashok (Das Racist rapper Dapwell) he created the Untitled Kondabolu Brothers Podcast and fills in for Night Train host Wyatt Cenac when the latter finds hi ... More >>
I'm hearing that stars who'll be gracing Cherry Grove's Ice Palace with performances this summer will include... Chita Rivera Margaret Cho John Waters
Eleanor LoganCertainly you've heard that New York's very own soul-and-rock DJ Jonathan Toubin was injured in a freak accident where a taxi crashed into his Portland hotel room and landed on top of him while he slept. As the kind of guy who knows all his local bodega owners, DJs in four states in six ... More >>
Talking with the stand-up rebel, followed by a heavy dose of—remember this?—nostalgia
Home is, as they say, where the heart is. So who's the guy selling you your Lipitor and what the hell are all these rats doing everywhere? In this week's Village Voice cover story, join staff writer Elizabeth Dwoskin for a rousing, fun, morbid round of the game New Yorkers everywhere can rela ... More >>
Is it possible to get a laughing hernia?
Good things come in little packages
SUPERCUTE! are, in fact, super cute Don't let the glittery star stickers she wears on her temples fool you: 16-year-old Rachel Trachtenburg is a music industry veteran, and would like it if you treated her as one. At the ripe old age of six she was recruited to back her parents in The Trachtenburg ... More >>
Marc Maron's WTF Podcast live at Comix
Stacey Anderson Margaret Cho plus Emilyn Brodsky, Elon James White The Living Room Wednesday, October 21 I don't know what the true barometer for stupidity is, but it may just be this: not realizing you are watching a bisexually themed comedy show, instead of a depressed Russian folk singer-songwr ... More >>
Beirut sounds like more than just Brooklyn
The Zipper Factory theatre is a lovely, slightly old-fashioned little facility, affordable to and used by all kinds of performers from burlesque queens to emerging dramatists to high-powered acts like Margaret Cho and Ute Lemper. It's also connected to a bar and a restaurant, where theatre types oft ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Yet another Rhode trip. Then it's back to Manhattan for cock tales.
Musto zings tenor and Lance sings bass. Plus gossip hot enough to roast a Friar.
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
Earnest celebrities support the troops with jokes and anger
Susan Sarandon, Cindy Sheehan, and Peaches bring it home
"Fag hag" bags elephants uptown at the Apollo
The revolution will be dramatized
Artists and activists stockpile Dick Cheney jokes, Dubya drag, and phalluses in preparation for the Republican invasion
The Medium Is the Message
Home Screenings of an Anti-War Doc Rally the Bush Opposition
A Rites Issue: Straight Couples Who Refuse to Marry Because Gays Can't
New York Rockers Remember How to Dance
'Ally McBeal' Uses Ancient Oriental Secret
Mr. Mayor, you are so cute, the way you continually fuck with my schedule!
At the HX Awards, everyone was on their best behavior until the Lee Press-On claws inevitably emerged through the white gloves.