This week in Cheap Laughs, we have grind-core rawness, hyperdermic madness, kitschy gladness, marital slackness, trophy wackness, gateway drugs, and Andy Kaufman's jacket. Also, special mention for The PIT's four-day sketch comedy festival, which is taking over their 24th Street theater from Thursda ... More >>
This week in Cheap Laughs, we have fancy special tapings, a late night TV staff doing improv, nerdy comics, swag comics, a royal baby pig, a tight five on autism, and dick jokes sold with love in the world's most important gay bar. It's a hot week. Here's our rundown of the best in independently pro ... More >>
Two stars of the stage, small and big screens will co-host the 2014 Village Voice OBIE Awards on May 19 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street) in the East Village. Tamara Tunie, perhaps best known as the lead in the Public Theater's Troilus and Cressida (among more credits listed below) and Hamish L ... More >>
It's finally here! The 2012 Web Awards winners have been chosen. Check them out after the jump to see if your favorites took home the coveted foam hand trophy. And if they didn't make it? There's always next year (and feel free to complain in the comments section).
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has long been lambasted for turning New York City into a "nanny state" because of his mandates against transfats, outdoor smoking, fun, and now, supersized sodas. And if that creepy Bloomberg-meets-Mrs. Doubtfire ad didn't completely freak you out, you might have reacted to ... More >>
Who knew an overdose on calories could piss so many people off?After Mayor Bloomberg announced his soda ban this past week, the blogosphere and Tweet-world exploded with arguments over whether or not this was a legal move against obesity. And the tensions were high: fellow Voice writer James King ve ... More >>
Whether they were playing drag queens or women, a lot of name actors have been willing to step into the heels and do it up. Who's your favorite? Liev Schreiber in 'Taking Woodstock'
Actual photos, via CNNThis happened: A guy flew from Hong Kong to Vancouver on an Air Canada flight on October 29. At the beginning of the flight, he was dressed as an "elderly Caucasian male" with oddly young-looking hands. Yet, at some point mid-flight, the guy went to the lavatory and "eme ... More >>
Long Story Short offers an amusing tour of world events
Coke's actual mugshotYou could be the baddest-assed, meanest, most gun-and-drug toting/smuggling monster of a dude around. Your nickname might literally even be "Dudus," and your last name "Coke." You might have been responsible for riots and gunplay and fires set in your own country; you mig ... More >>
Hedwig's big day; the Cock and the Hole and other tales
The Justice Department Is Warning of Dirty Bombs. Freaked Out?