Here's the drill:
Explain why Cyndi Lauper has inspired/entertained/educated you in 150 words or less, and send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org by tomorrow night (Tuesday) at 11:59 p.m.
In other words, tell me why you feel "she's so unusual" and amazing.
On October 18 Patrick Stump will release his solo debut Soul Punk (Island), a fantastic, hooky pop-soul record, full of choruses that soar into the stratosphere and crystalline lyrics. The Fall Out Boy lead singer plays every instrument on the record, and the album lays bare his appreciation for bot ... More >>
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June 21, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 25
Hype! Hype! Hooray!
by Arthur Bell
A heat wave blew into town last week. So did Merle Oberon, Malcolm McDowell, the Burtons, Ron O'Neal, Alice Cooper, Marlon Brando, withered endives, chopped liver fro ... More >>
--Chris Brown reached a plea deal in court yesterday in his felony assault case. Brown will avoid jail time by receiving probation, doing 180 days of community service in his native Virginia, and attending domestic violence counseling classes. Brown is ordered to stay 50 yards away from Rihanna for ... More >>
James Beard Foundation Awards winners included Jean Georges for outstanding restaurant, Drew Nieporent for outstanding restaurateur, Dan Barber for outstanding chef, Momofuku Ko for best new restaurant, Daniel for best service, and Totonno's pizzeria was named one of America's Classics.
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Gay icon"These deeply personal, campy, and insightful essays illuminate the eternal bond between gay men and their fabulous diva icons," says the blurb on the back of a new book called My Diva. And you know it's true because that blurb was written by yours fucking truly!
The book has 65 gay men bea ... More >>