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  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Balding Men Are 32% More Likely To Have Heart Disease

    Thinning on top? Well, according to a study, you have 32% more chance of developing coronary heart disease than someone with a thick head of hair. I'm sure that's very helpful to some people, but to me it seems like the biggest waste of time and money since New Coke. What can really be gained from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    Moose Murders, Classic Broadway Bomb, Is Back

    The gold standard in flops, Moose Murders was the 1983 Broadway bad-taste comedy set in a motor lodge, where a blind singer, burn victim, German nurse, twisted Shirley Temple type, incestuous mother, and other loonies converged for parlor games and foul play. AARP magazine ranked it as the fifth wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Moose Murders Author Is Bringing The Legendary Flop Back! Here's All The Dish!

    If Carrie the Musical can crawl back through the wreckage, why not Moose Murders? The 1983 Broadway flop was a door-slamming, bad-taste comedy set in a mountain lodge full of nefarious, low-level show biz types, and I actually sort of enjoyed it. But the critics went savage on the show and it clos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Gilbert Gottfried: Who Do I Apologize To?

    Hilariously angsty comic Gilbert Gottfried is coming to Caroline's on Broadway December 20 and Gotham Comedy Club (in a benefit for PS 11) on February 12. What's more, he has a book out called Rubber Balls and Liquor. (In the flap copy, Gottfried explains that he cares about the sanctity of the wri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    The Parker/Spitzer Liveblog!

    ​Parker/Spitzer, the biggest thing to happen to CNN since Larry King farted on Octomom, is finally here. Our former governor Eliot Spitzer and his foil, the saucy Putlizer-prize winning conservative columnist, Kathleen Parker, are about to go on the air.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    American Barbecue Goes Asian; Heinz Cuts the Salt

    ​Flavors used in the grilling traditions of Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and other Asian countries are becoming popular in American barbecue joints. [Wall Street Journal] Heinz ketchup is changing its 40-year-old recipe to lower the salt content. Fans of the original recipe fear the ch ... More >>

  • Books

    April 29, 2009

    Soul Sonic Summer: Colson Whitehead's Sag Harbor

    A veteran novelist looks back at his teen self—with your monkey ass

  • Books

    March 18, 2009

    Spring Guide: Wells Tower Offers A Strange Way To Squeeze A Dog

    The dark menagerie of Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    On U2's "Get on Your Boots"

    The first thing to understand about any new U2 song is these guys are still apologizing for Pop, i.e. that album from 1997 dismissed by everyone as "electronica" and marred by terrible singles ("Discothèque," oy) and an accompanying tour wherein the boys performed whilst perched on a giant mirror ... More >>

  • Film

    February 24, 2004

    They Love the '70s

    Don't give up on them baby: Stiller and Wilson resurrect ambiguously gay supercop duo

  • Music

    July 15, 2003

    New Kinds of Monsters

    Metal's Diverse Underground Leaves Metallica in the Dust

  • Long Island Voice

    August 17, 1999