Neon Lycra and headbands never looked this good
People post all sorts of fascinating lists on imdb.com, like this one, which mixes stars of Broadway with singing/dancing movie idols, though some happen to be both. The list struck me as particularly heartfelt and well thought out, even if you disagree with an occasional choice or ranking. The fi ... More >>
53. Phil Collins, "Another Day in Paradise"  52. The 5th Dimension, "Up, Up and Away"  51. Olivia Newton-John, "I Honestly Love You"  50. Celine Dion, "My Heart Will Go On"  49. Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, "A Taste of Honey"  48. Bobby McFerrin, "Don't ... More >>
What was the first rock and roll song? Ask music historians and you'll get a range of '40s and early '50 candidates, from "Good Rockin' Tonight" to "Rocket 88." Ah, but when did the Rock Era begin? That's easier. Everybody knows that Bill Haley and His Comets' rendition of "Rock Around the C ... More >>
via Faces Of The Last Season of OprahThis week on the final season of Oprah we were treated to her voyage to the land down under. And of course, she blew our freaking minds away. She said, "Everyone has Australia on their bucket lists but people are scared of coming here because the flight ta ... More >>
Have a drink with your indie cinema
Bening and Moore have got their lesbian shtick down.
Heidi Montag has appeared on the reality show The Hills and performed some dance music. She is best known, though, for her various plastic surgeries, including spectacular breast implants, which she has craftily used to retain media attention. Montag's lifts and load-ins have been covered in natio ... More >>
And a slice of wry from Douglas Carter Beane about Mr. and Mrs. Fitch.
Another onetime chart-topper, like an Olivia Newton-John or a Deborah Gibson?
Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. This week: Actual talent in the third round of semi-finals! all photos by Michael Becker / FoxNathaniel Marshall Tonight was a toughie. After two pretty lousy rounds, the last 12 semifinalists actually contained some talent--and another ... More >>
The macho man gets a makeover
Four films at the Brooklyn Museum of Art
Uptown Saturday nights are more fabulous all the time. Meanwhile, back at the Tonys . . .
No more governor, so it's full speed ahead with Valerie Bertinelli and Kerry Butler
Grease and A Midsummer Night's Dream revisit familiar territory
Elvis sightings, ethnic humor, and tomcat cruising, plus a peek at Jodie Foster's panic room
The Motherfucker impresario sets out solo and wistfully recalls Olivia Newton-John
An otherwise sleepy tribute gets ambushed by "Machine Gun"
The hilarity and guilt of Stairway to Stardom, NYC's Web-resurgent amateur reality show
Clubland's schizophrenia: As Pacha makes its grand entrance uptown, the police make their presence known downtown.
The Uptown Markdown Scene
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls