Last year may have brought about the global triumph of Mrs. Carter, the facepalm-inducing skeeviness of Robin Thicke and the tongue, cultural appropriation and subsequent redemption of Miley Cyrus, but Pharrell and his hat are the reigning pop juggernauts of 2014. He got Meryl Streep to shimmy at th ... More >>
Peep Linda Lovelace at the Museum of Sex
Kenneth Battelle--a/k/a just plain Kenneth (or "Mr. Kenneth")--was so famous and coveted as a hair stylist that he did both Jackie Kennedy and the woman who was sleeping with her husband, Marilyn Monroe. For Jackie, he used lots of rollers and created her famous bouffant which lengthened her head a ... More >>
The Women’s Project stages American premiere of Nobel winner’s play
Better than:Cinderella "It feels amazing to be here tonight," the Antlers' Peter Silberman announced to a packed Terminal 5 on Friday night. "This is such a well-put-together event." It felt pretty amazing for me, too, since up until an hour previously I didn't think I was going to get on the press ... More >>
This week's Hot 100 debuts include big names and the viral video of the yearand, surprisingly, a nearly year-old track by Beyoncé. "Dance For You" was released on the deluxe version of 4 a little less than year ago and has been on the Hot R&B Songs chart since April; for a good but nowhere n ... More >>
Lorelei Lee's diamonds now adorn new-style material girl Megan Hilty
According to Peter Bart's book Infamous Players, it was Rock Hudson and Julie Andrews in the 1970 romantic spy drama Darling Lili. Writes Bart, who at the time was a junior executive faced with the job of looking at the rushes: "Their supposedly steamy love scene had as much fizzle as day-old beer ... More >>
This is the only ballot you'll need at your viewing party
"Moon River" by the river? Maybe not. An online petition is asking people to boycott the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy's August 11 Syfy Movies With A View showing of the 1961 classic Breakfast at Tiffany's, the Brooklyn Paper reports. Calling the film "horribly offensive" in the petition, ... More >>
Four-time Oscar winner Katharine Hepburn had a public persona so different from her real self that she called it her Creature. We all have one. In fact, I'm looking at photos of my Creature and getting aroused as we speak. But Hepburn knew how to feed, groom, and tame her Creature whereas a ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 3, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 22 Germaine Greer is a liberal woman By Minda Bikman Last August 26, after 50,000 women marched down Fifth Avenue, a panel of feminists gathered in the studios of Channel 13 for a televised discussion on the ... More >>
Perhaps following in the footsteps of her idol Marilyn Monroe, Julissa Brisman, the masseuse allegedly shot to death by gambler Phillip Markoff, modeled for an "entertainment company" that created, among other things, sexy calendars, a source tells us. The source says the company Brisman posed f ... More >>
Andrew "Dice" Clay headlines the Nokia Theater Times Square on Friday, January 16. Tickets are still available here. "Me and my wife broke up in 2002 but since then I've gone through 26 mattresses. It's like these beds can't take a beating. And these chicks aren't even fat." Andrew "Dice" Clay, ... More >>
The year in picturespictures of me!
Next year in Orlando! Nailing Florida's born-again theme park. Back here, the usual unholier- than-thou experiences.
A former enfant terrible, now singular and sincere
Preparing for the onslaught that is the Toronto Film Festival
Recalling jazz's brief, obscure, but occasionally revelatory love affair with Broadway
NYC celebs take over Fontana's, Annex, Slipper Room, Corner Billiards
Crafty country megaswoons, cheatin' in the next room, but what's love got to do with it?
Pretender contenders: US Department of Art and Technology plays house of representatives
Swanky Glitter for the New Year
From the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Bay, Modern and Ballet Companies
Actress and Singer-Songwriter Abbey Lincoln Reinvents Herself Yet Again
Befores and Afters
Worlds Hardest Movie Quiz 2001
Finding Documents the Man Wants to Hide
I chatted up Debbie Matenopoulos, whose mantra was, 'How sick is it that I'm up for an Emmy?'
Downtown Diva Triumphs at the Joyce