We're advocates of starting dinner (or, hey, lunch -- we won't judge) with a civilized negroni, a crisp and bittersweet blend of gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth. We're advocates of having a couple more negronis after that, too, and not just because they make particularly good patio sippers this tim ... More >>
If you don't know who Ariana Grande is, congratulations! You neither watch nor have anyone young enough in your life who watches Nickelodeon (Or, alternatively, sorry! You neither get high nor have anyone high enough in your life who watches Nickelodeon). But you should get accustomed to her name si ... More >>
Despite opposing claims from TMZ, celebrities are actually nothing like us. Take, for example, this 2005 Heineken commercial starring a beer-thirsty Brad Pitt. In it, the star uses some stealth techniques to avoid the legions of photographers who capture his every move. The ad ran on the heels of ... More >>
Double McFly with a side of the Doc
You kids get off my grave
Eleanor Friedberger (le) poisson rouge Saturday, November 20 Better than: Any wedding you'll ever go to. There's something very romantic about the casual messes that Eleanor Friedberger's protagonists get themselves into, and that romanticism is particularly evident on "My Mistakes," the first son ... More >>
Billy ErbThe drag star has new cabaret show, That Ain't No Lady!, at La Escuelita (301 W. 39th Street), 8 PM every Tuesday starting October 4, and more celebs are lining up to give it thumbs up than begged to be in "We Are The World." In fact, Bunny just provided me with this really inspirin ... More >>
Did you see Mayor Bloomberg's cameo on Curb Your Enthusiasm last night? If not, here you go. Our mayor, who is no stranger to a cameo, was particularly mayoral, banishing Larry David from our entire city for his typical Larry-David-esque misstep (in this case, miming playing violin during Michael J. ... More >>
Those were (will be) the daysTonight's Fashion's Night Out, which means more extravagantly stupid shit than usual is going on in our City! There's Pauly D and Miss Piggy and Nicki Minaj, and oh just read these damn lists for yourself, will you. Not one to be outdone, Nike today unveiled the Holy Gra ... More >>
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Slashfood rounds up the weirdest celebrity food commercials, including the famously botched frozen pea voice-over by Orson Welles and a cringe-worthy Pringles ad starring a young, shirtless Brad Pitt. As a rule of thumb, the best in celebrity ad weirdness can be found in those commercials filmed a ... More >>
The non-dish on Nancy McKeon; the worst recession sale in town.
The latest (though not all greatest) in French cinema hits town
For You, the Birdie
City Hall Has a New Boss. Wish It Were You?
Faye said she felt Chinatown 'gave people something to put their dreams on.' (It's better than a wire hanger.)