I'm thinking about fruits as political symbols because of the Occupy Wall Street protesters I observed yesterday. There were some big crowds in Bryant Park in the morning and hundreds of protesters marched for the rights of immigrant workers in the U.S.--many of them carried images of the tomato as ... More >>
No pics or video allowed, so let's just let "God's Song" crush us all over again.
Saturday, March 6
Better Than: James Franco, Anne Hathaway, and the whole lot.
There was a seven-year-old boy at the Randy Newman concert. He sat in Row O, between his parents. It made sense, ... More >>
via NY Daily NewsToday, Anne Hathaway and James Franco were named the hosts of this year's Academy Awards. The Daily News reports that Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer (the producers of the Oscars) said, "James Franco and Anne Hathaway personify the next generation of Hollywood icons -- fresh, exc ... More >>
Have you heard? Today is our 55th Birthday! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY! As such, we've made a list of things you can buy us for it. After all, you know how much all of this costs you, the reader? Nothing. So you've obviously got the extra scratch lying around. Without further ado, here is what you should ge ... More >>
American splendor?Not only are Americans getting too fat to go to the theater and too fat to fight, we have now beat out 32 other countries for the dubious honor of being the fattest people in the democratic, market-driven world.
A disaster was barely averted tonight
Radio City Music Hall
Tuesday, July 13
It's old-timer's power-pop night here at Radio City, where success is measured entirely by when and how often the crowd deigns to stand up (Cheap Trick: only for "I Want You to Want Me," "Surre ... More >>
Everyone knew it was coming. It was just a matter of time before film criticism's reigning anti- anti- anti- king, Mr. Counterintuitive himself, chimed in. He's "a troll," in the words of Roger Ebert, who once tried to defend Armond White, this peculiar man, only to take it all back. He's "sm ... More >>