Our film critics didn't come away from Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar with much praise, but it did get us thinking about other flicks -- epics, comedies, and truly weird classics -- set in or about the great beyond. Below are our 25 favorite space movies since the Big Bang.
Katy Goodman is an east coast woman, through and through--born and raised and college-d in New Jersey, with stints living in both Boston and Brooklyn. With her band, Vivian Girls, she became one of the symbols of hipster Williamsburg. Not that that stopped her from abandoning us for LA, like so man ... More >>
Annie Clark is back with her fourth and biggest album
Early this month, we learned that Guy Fieri was casting for the second season of his new TV show, and we realized we forgot something: Guy has a new TV show! Guy has a new TV show much of the time, but it's not like us to simply ignore a show called Guy's Grocery Games. In the show, Guy throws a b ... More >>
The White Horse Tavern as it looks today Stay in one place long enough, many bars have found, and you're likely to eventually develop literary cachet. Indeed, many of the city's most venerable taverns - Old Town, McSorley's, and the currently-defunct Chumley's - are or were lined with the dust jac ... More >>
Let's get this party started! We have chocolate marshmallow cookies, and wine, and cheese and crackers, and maybe we'll get pizza. And, most importantly, we have CELEBRITIES CONGRATULATING THEMSELVES FOR BEING CELEBRITIES. And Billy Crystal. Whee! Herewith, Runnin' Scared's official live blog ... More >>
Chatting with Alison Arngrim, eavesdropping on Jennifer Coolidge
Courtney Love isn't entirely feeling this whole performing live thing anymore. The recent incarnation of Hole played three shows at SXSW--the first of which, the Spin 25th anniversary performance was pretty bad-ass, haters be damned--but her Holeness was miserable. "In Austin, I hated every minute ... More >>
The real ugly truth? Katherine Heigl needs a new role.
"I don't think it was one thing," said Jets owner Woody Johnson after firing head coach Eric Mangini last Monday. "There's nothing specific. It's just a call we made. Hopefully, it's correct." Wrong, Woody. It was one thing, it was something specific. And no, your call wasn't, hopefully, correc ... More >>
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