Better Than: About 90-95 percent of the shows I've seen in my life. First, a bit of disclosure. There's a certain degree to which you get spoiled living in New York, especially if writing about music factors into your job. You see a lot of concerts, and it all starts to blend together a bit. Much o ... More >>
Last year, Paul Iacono, best known for MTV's The Hard Times of RJ Berger, came out on this blog to kudos and roses. And that's not the end of his gay news. A film Paul costars in, GBF (which just played the Tribeca Film Festival) brings a refreshing gay spin to the glib, colorful teen comedy genre ... More >>
Ethan Hawke stars in Tommy Nohilly's family drama
Kanye West dominates the 38th Annual Pazz Jop Critics' Poll as albums winner, with 3250 points and 266 mentions for My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, while crowd favorite Cee Lo Green snags singles winner with 187 mentions for "Fuck You." But there's tons more in this week's musical retros ... More >>
The New Group looks at the troubles of the working class
Kim Rosenstock's dramedy is the latest from Roundabout Underground
Who's doing what to whom? Your guess is not as good as mine.
No Age LimitI wholeheartedly endorse Mary Elizabeth Williams's article in Salon today, "Why teen girls need more vibrators." It comes after the media shockwave over 16-year-old Taylor Momsen's recent exclamation that her vibrator is her "best friend" -- partly because she's young, partly bec ... More >>
Get down on your knees, heathen. Peaches Christ is coming to NYC with a movie called All About Evil and a traveling road show to boot, and if you don't show up, you will go directly to hell on a crucifix made of fruit cocktail. Peaches has something to do with one Joshua Grannell, who expla ... More >>
Plus sizing up other leading ladies, nightlife crime, and Tony hopefuls.
Marriage American Style
Unveiling a new indie showcase; producers pounce on Toronto
The MPAA and its antiquated view of what girls are made of