After the excitement of this weekend's magical truck of paradise, this morning's newest Banksy piece is a little less ambitious: It's a heart-shaped balloon, somewhere on a gray wall in Brooklyn, covered in bandages (or "plasters," as those wacky Queen's-English-speakers call them).
Shit music in 17 keys
As people filed into the Marc Jacobs show at the Lexington Avenue Armory last night, there were more than a few concerned faces and audible groans. The trouble was a fiery golden sun hanging from the ceiling, which cast an unflattering sepia tone on everyone in the room. "I forgot to wear sunblock," ... More >>
As we reported about this time last year, K-Holes are "a sleazy, late-night group grope... all stumbling tom-toms, orgiastic screams and porn-stache saxophone wail"and this sleazy dry-hump only ripens with age. Moving from garage staple HoZac up to Sub Pop-affiliated poptimists Hardly Art for ... More >>
A quadriplegic man who got stuck on a broken "It's a Small World" ride at Disneyland and had to hear that insufferable music over and over again when Disney failed to evacuate him in a reasonable amount of time is now suing the company. While waiting for help for some 40 minutes as other peop ... More >>
They're not joking. Just joking. All photos by Puja Patel.Last night, Das Racist celebrated the release of their second mixtape, Sit Down, Man, with a Mad Decent and Mishka-backed spectacle at Santos. The bill featured contributors to the mixtape - Keepaway and Chairlift - as well as Mad Dece ... More >>
'Work of Art' gets its own 'crit' from three Village Voice writers
In praise of two great records from California's pre-eminent surf-fuzz power couple
There are some unnerving similarities between Lost obsessives and Red Sox fans. Lost devotees watch this show the way that most Massholes watch baseball: en masse, with an unfailing dedication and a sense of unity previously only thought to exist at European soccer games. They stick with their fav ... More >>
The whole Avatarization meme, with Photoshop-savvy fans recruiting icons (Hugh Laurie, Lil Wayne, Angelina Jolie, John Goodman, Sasha Grey, Mr. Bean et al) into the Na'vi tribe -- peaked around Valentine's Day with the poignant spectacle of Palestinian activists protesting the Israeli barrier ... More >>
The Mexican responds to a crisis of faith
Brother, can you spare $12?
Collect yourself—and some collectibles
Marking the final edition of the NYUFF, one-time director Ed Halter looks back. And forward.
Behold the skeletons of your favorite cartoon characters
Blind Mountain's Chinese torture trumps Haneke's tortured antics
Why can't this be love?
Ocean's Thirteen is a tired, washed-up threequel. Wanna bet Hollywood makes a bundle?
The big Parade: A found-footage assemblage remembers the selling of Adolf Hitler, pop icon
Nashville hangs tough for the American homeland on USO-sponsored business venture
Kinetic French retro-toon and onomatopoeic Hungarian whatsit beat the curse of subtitles
Writer Seeks to Put 'Post' on Trial
Academics Square Off Against Hollywood on Internet Content
When Disney Complains, Sack the Reporter
Theyve Got Rhythm, Tutus, and a BLT
Electing the Pop Star in Chief
Reverend Billys Consumer Rejection Act
Rose is all angles and bedroom eyes a '50s movie bad girl, but one who should never be reformed.
Footloose turns out to be like Stupid Kids without the irony, but not as bad as that sounds.
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