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Nick Cave is sitting in front of a camera somewhere in Germany, looking in character, which is to say, terrifying. He's got on a black suit and a thinly-pinstriped blue shirt; his fingers are loaded down with heavy gold rings, and a pair of aviator shades hang jauntily from his collar. His video pre ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Yesterday morning, a gunman entered a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wis. and opened fire on congregants, killing six and wounding three -- including a police officer who is in critical condition. Since the incident, additional details have emerged about the crime. Here's what we know so far...
Last Saturday, 31 year-old Rudy Eugene was eating a homeless man's face before being shot dead by Miami police. A few days later, reports surfaced that a New Jersey Man stabbed himself and threw pieces of his intestines at cops. Shortly after, news broke that Alexander Kinyua, a student at Maryland' ... More >>
On October 18 Patrick Stump will release his solo debut Soul Punk (Island), a fantastic, hooky pop-soul record, full of choruses that soar into the stratosphere and crystalline lyrics. The Fall Out Boy lead singer plays every instrument on the record, and the album lays bare his appreciation for bot ... More >>
If you are reading this, you are not watching football. You may have it on, but you aren't watching it, letting the pigskinny goodness seep into your every pore. From today until the Super Bowl, your Sundays are reserved for America's favorite bloodsport. No more late brunches, no more flea m ... More >>
GQ"Broadway Mark"Lost in all the fuss over Mark Sanchez's photo spread in the September GQ is that it was a charity gig for Tuesday's Children, which benefits children of people who died on 9/11 and in other global terrorist attacks. You'd expect that his QB counterpart Aaron Rodgers, who does a gr ... More >>
People are now asking, en masse apparently, for surgery to make their butts look like Pippa Middleton's. A plastic surgeon in Miami told Fox News that "ever since the royal wedding, Pippa Middleton has become the new queen of the booty! She opens the doors to those who did not know you could have ... More >>
We spoke with swampbuggy bad-ass Quintron very briefly on Monday afternoon, amid the throes of a pre-tour van emergency. But since then something else far more harrowing has developed, specifically an undisclosed "family emergency at home," which has sadly forced cartoon lady Miss Pussycat and her o ... More >>
"I want to be the number one soul singer in America. After Michael died, there was an open spot and I want to take it." Guess which one of these guys is Black Wolf. Photo by Jim NewberryKings Go Forth frontman Black Wolf is not shy about his aspirations. Like Sharon Jones, another 50 -year-o ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Genius. Is there a better investment opportunity out there for a media outlet? The New York Times has apparently uncovered the answer to all of their fiscal issues of recent: Satan.
Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>
Seven sorts of franks were offered for tasting, can you identify them and their point of origin? (click to examine more closely) Last Sunday a Hot Dog Hootenanny was held at Astor Center, sponsored by seriouseats.com. Bruce Kraig, the author of Hot Dog: A World History, offered a hot dog tastin ... More >>
We tend to forget that, despite our godless liberal reputation, the Catholic Church plays a huge role in the life of New York. It holds spiritual sway over millions of our citizens and owns some prime real estate, which always buys a seat at the power table. Historically its archbishop has been a pr ... More >>
Devout banter about a very different Bible class, plus sleuthing about Sleuth and ragging on Rita
They are in a tree because they don't want you to notice that they're short. Caught up with the White Rabbits last week, a couple days after they'd been asked to play the Letterman show, and they were still pretty shocked about the request, especially since they really haven't even gotten that much ... More >>
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