The reading/soiree for The Autobiography of Daniel J. Isengart--by the chichi singer--attracted the literati, as Daniel himself told me.
The bash--at the Bartsch/Arias Tuesday night at Soho Grand--packed the room with people of substance, not the usual half-baked poseurs who often go to such things ... More >>
NARS puts out a Warhol collection of lip glosses, including a raspberry one named after performer Penny Arcade.
(If they really had guts, they would have named it Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!")
Well, Penny is suitably pissed.
She wrote on Facebook:
Wild woman Gerry Visco hosted an all-star "Gerry Party" at the Wild Project the other night, and even debuted her new song "How To Be A Top" with a bevy of tops and bottoms ("half of which were liars," says Visco).
But the real drama happened when performing legend Penny Arcade took the stag ... More >>
Performance art is getting really edgy and dangerous these days.
In fact, photographer/writer Gerry Visco says she got a concussion ("no blood, just a BIG HEADACHE") when performer Ann Liv Young threw something into the audience at the 'AmericanPussyFaggot!Realness' show last night at the De ... More >>
Performance artist Penny Arcade answers just that burning question in my new column, which you can CLICK HERE to roll around with and enjoy a whole bunch while sipping your afternoon milkshake.
The same epic work of literature will tell you why Roastmaster General Jeffrey Ross turned down th ... More >>
Time was, Andrew Cuomo would pass a lot of harsh comments about rival politicians. Now, the attorney general mainly lets his indictments do the talking. And they've been eloquent. But has the former bully-boy really changed, or just changed tactics? Tom Robbins looks at the possible second Go ... More >>
A Benefit for Tuli Kupferberg
St. Ann's Warehouse
Friday, January 22
Nothing crystallizes the identity politics lurking somewhere near the core of pop music quite like benefit and tribute concerts, where donor acts reconstruct the beneficiary in their own image, often to revelatory - or, nearly a ... More >>
New Yorkers can do a lot of things other people can't: ride the Staten Island Ferry at midnight, have lunch in Central Park, etc. But we can't buy a damn bottle of wine at the grocery store. This year we had a chance to change it -- but the state's liquor stores and their lobbyists blocked it ... More >>
Quentin Crisp was the frilly British poufter who ceaselessly spouted aphorisms, his wit hiding the fact that he had come of age through oppression and abuse in puritanical England. In the '70s, he came to New York to do a live show and stayed, showering us with his wisdoms, hats, and weird viewpoi ... More >>
Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. This week: the Top 11!
all photos by Ray Mickshaw / FOXMegan Joy: We are not a fan
Welcome to another two hours of Tuesday night Idolatry. We start with a dramatic opening monologue by Ryan Seacrest and then, once again, the judges are an ... More >>