In last week's print issue of the Village Voice, we spent time with Lloyd Kaufman, the Troma Entertainment president and splatter-comedy director who's currently remaking his early '80s original, Class of Nuke 'Em High this summer. Kaufman's known for his prolific career in the independent undergrou ... More >>
Gun-toting rocker Ted Nugent told the National Rifle Association convention that if Barack Obama is reelected, "I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year."
That kind of veiled threat--even if intended hyperbolically--doesn't generally go over too well with the Secret Service, and I be ... More >>
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August 3, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 31
films in focus
By Andrew Sarris
Cinema, like politics, makes strange bedfellows. "THE CANDIDATE," for example. (I couldn't.) It so happens that I find myself more in critical harmony with Bella Abzug's ... More >>
"When Rush Limbaugh visited the set, and when Lynne Cheney visited the set, I refused to have my picture taken with them or meet them or anything."
Janeane Garofalo is known for biting standup, stints on SNL, The Larry Sanders Show and The West Wing, and her pioneering contributions to Air Americ ... More >>
We note the passing of Howard Zieff, a key figure in the bold, funny, and heavily Jewish advertising revolution of the 1960s. Zieff directed the famous "Spicy Meatball" Alka-Seltzer commercial (shown here), and photographed the multi-ethnic "You don't have to be Jewish" Levy's Rye print ads for Do ... More >>