The subject of the top ten countdown on the Letterman show this evening was "Discontinued Guy Fieri Menu Items" at Fieri's Times Square restaurant, which was the subject of a zero-star "poor" New York Times review today that caused a sensation.
First, Dave read a couple of descriptions taken straig ... More >>
Gil Evans Centennial Celebration
Monday, May 21
Better than: Never witnessing a world-class band in action.
I'm actually fortunate enough to have caught the Gil Evans Orchestra in the '80s, before it became a ghost band. Back then, when the slew of clubs lining Seventh Avenue Sou ... More >>
In a recent tweet responding to a follower's assertion that he was a celebrity, the drummer and head Root Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson demurred, claiming he was merely "a personality." The follower had a point, though; according to a website devoted to Quest's blogs about meeting famous people, for in ... More >>
Over the last year, those who traveled to the Paul Shaffer House--from Brooklyn, Fordham, Columbia, and SUNY Purchase--had somehow become convinced that the punk house off the Bronx Park East stop was going to be around forever. It wasn't hard; on the best summer nights, the place seemed like ... More >>
Now that the Jimmy Fallon/Thurston Moore clothing mystery is solved, let's direct your attention to the fact that Iggy Pop actually wore a shirt for his entire appearance on Letterman last night. Mr. Pop was there to sing lead with Fatboy Slim's Brighton Port Authority project on their cover of t ... More >>