The filmmaker gets his close-up after 40 years of Troma (more or less)
As you may have heard, President Obama has made a trip to India, and it's costing taxpayers a bazillion dollars because he brought the entire Seventh Fleet and thousands of campaign contributors. Oops, sorry, that's not true -- it's only $200 million a day and he only took 34 warships. Oops, that's ... More >>
Just how awkward will the awkwardly staged moment between Kanye West and Taylor Swift be? Will Eminem deign to smile? Which uncomfortable pop star will B.o.B choose to bring up on stage with him? And how will your hosts, Pitchfork's Ryan Dombal and eMusic's Sean Fennessey, make it to midnight withou ... More >>
Disney and Bruckheimer, blockbuster bros, rewrite history
Superheroes in the YouTube age
We already met the Real World Brooklyn cast members (twice, [cough] three times.) Here's what happened in the first hour-long episode. LtR: Devyn, JD, Sarah, Katelynn, Scott, Baya, Chet, Ryan The new season of that inebriated, emotional, disease-bag-sharing The Real World-ok, fine, the reality s ... More >>
DISCUSSED: Russell Simmons, The Sopranos, Kanye, Lil Wayne, Detroit, marriage, Hillary Clinton, and asparagus. By Ben Westhoff Recently, I met up with 50 at G-Unit Clothing headquarters on 23rd Street, which boasts a faux-library of gold-painted books and topless ebony mannequins. In the flesh, ... More >>
They got it bad, and that ain't good.
My big fat American heart attack: Eating 90 straight meals at McDonald's to prove a point
Balls to the Wall With Bam Margera & His Crew
Interview With the Vampire
Indie goddess keeps her eye on offbeat fare.
A rundown of the season's movies handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.
World's Hardest Movie Quiz 1999
Brigid Berlin read to a stellar old-guard crowd, including Monique Van Vooren, who came late, got everyone's attention, then left early.