On TNT's hit Dallas--a continuation of the original series, set 21 years later--Jesse Metcalfe plays Bobby Ewing's adopted son Christopher, alongside such original Dallas stars as Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray. I just caught up with Jesse to find out what's cooking in Texas, TV-style. Hi, Jesse. Wh ... More >>
Today is Make Music NY, a citywide explosion of free live music that stretches from the Rockaways to Tottenville to Riverdaleif you leave your house today, there's a good chance that in addition to sweating, you'll hear at least one musician sawing away at their craft. One crucial part of the ... More >>
The oil-drilling prime-time soap Dallas has been resurrected by TNT, which is using some of the original cast members--like Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, and Linda Gray--to reprise their iconic roles. And I think it's great! After all, no one complained when Yul Brynner did The King and I one more ... More >>
Hanging with the upper crust as the recession finally lifts
Talking with the stand-up rebel, followed by a heavy dose of—remember this?—nostalgia
And Lesley Ann Warren, Patrick Duffy, Barbara Eden, Sandahl Bergman, Nancy Allen, and tons more. It was the Chiller Theater expo in Parsippany, New Jersey, where pals Mickey Boardman and Angelo Pitillo and I giddily trekked to hang with the culty and classic stars in a Jersey Hilton.
It's been a rough year for the five-year-old music blog Pop Tarts Suck Toasted: in February, Google unceremoniously disappeared the site as part its merciless spring blog purge. So PTST proprietor Patrick Duffy salvaged what he could of his site's old archives, and switched URLs. At which poi ... More >>
Happy birthday, clowns. Photo by Rebecca SmeyneIn the week James Murphy finally squashed his beef with our own Michael Musto, we watched as another journalist-on-artist feud--M.I.A. vs. Lynn Hirschberg, who else?--heated up, adding an album cover, a response to a response to a response to a r ... More >>
When we last chatted with vital local music blogger Patrick Duffy about his nearly five-year-old enterprise Pop Tarts Suck Toasted, it had just been unceremoniously vaporized by Blogspot in the great blog purge of February 2010. So he switched URLs and pressed on. Unfortunately, as of this we ... More >>
Cookie-dough sucks toasted?Pop Tarts Suck Toasted confronted a rough technological beginning of 2010: in February, the local-music-blog's chief architect Patrick Duffy woke up find that Google had unceremoniously expunged the nearly five-year-old site's archives, allegedly for repeated DMCA complain ... More >>
In the week a chipped tooth kept Lil Wayne out of jail and a secretive, proprietary Billboard chart made a success out of his new, abysmal Rebirth, we pulled our Paul Wall grills out of the closet, just in case. You never know when your hood pass might get pulled, you know? Care for a Sightings p ... More >>
"I get DMCA takedown notes almost every other week," Pop Tarts Suck Toasted proprietor Patrick Duffy told us on Tuesday, after Google's Blogger service, which hosted PTST, had summarily deleted the blog. "It's ridiculous, but I always remove the offending mp3's ... it seems that I hit the max ... More >>
Here is a link to five-year-old music blog Pop Tarts Suck Toasted, which you will notice doesn't work, because Blogspot apparently wiped it out, much to PTST mastermind Patrick Duffy's public dismay. Reached out to him just now: He's waiting for an official explanation from Blogspot but has h ... More >>
Fame, the musical is watered-down, unlike von Trier's Antichrist.
--On Tuesday, we noted that R. Kelly had announced his "Ladies Make Some Noise!" tour, which included an NYC stop on October 16th. Now the venue has been revealed-- the WaMu Theater At Madison Square Garden--and tickets are on internet presale right now. The password? LADIES. This man and his ... More >>
Le Royale offers raucous parties and actually lets you in the door to enjoy them
Yet another Rhode trip. Then it's back to Manhattan for cock tales.