Few underground hip-hop artists in New York have had the staying power of Rabbi Darkside. From an era where everyone had a vinyl single, through rap battling at the start of the mid-2000s rising next wave of battle leagues, to being a coach on "MTV's Made" and one of the centerpieces of the Hip-Hop ... More >>
The first three albums by Foot Village, the Los Angeles noise/drum/holler/weirdo quartet, were about a future world in which the only survivors of the apocalypse were those living in a place called Foot Village. The band's new album, Make Memories, is not billed as a continuation of this trilogy. Bu ... More >>
Jonathan Lethem and Jessica Hagedorn
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A quick word on Jonathan Lethem--he's awesome. That's it. Because this guy is one of our favorite native sons. The author of Motherless Brooklyn (Vintage) and The Fortress of Solitude (Vintage) has the ability to ... More >>
That is, if this was 1969--and I'm not convinced that it isn't.
(5) Catherine Deneuve
She looks like a French Barbie crossed with the Infant of Prague, her hair never moves, and she's so wry and chic that she struck me as the most brilliant import since crepes. My favorite movie: the screwb ... More >>
Lukas Svoboda: call him 'master.'Upon hearing of the new Czech restaurant Hospoda, and its all-Pilsner Urquell draft-beer program, you may have been puzzled. Isn't a beer hall nowadays supposed to dazzle with the obscurity and sheer choice when it comes to what's on tap? At Hospoda, one beer ... More >>
Actor John Malkovich of Being John Malkovich, among other things, has had his stuff stolen at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Prague. Malkovich was in the Czech capital to portray an Austrian serial killer in a play in the Prague Spring music festival. Now his passport and some personal belongings ... More >>
Sbarro, which recently announced it might file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, is now considering a sale instead.
[Nation's Restaurant News]
Prague is getting on the foodie bandwagon, as it gears up for the Prague Food Festival, which will feature cuisines from around the world.
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It's Friday afternoon, and time to look back at the week that was ...
Our 10 Best and Cheapest Grand Central Terminal Eats.
Imperial No. 9's Sam Talbot talked about egos, mentors, diabetes, and other things.
Battle of the Vegan Slices: Viva Herbal Pizzeria faces off with Slice, the Perfect Food.
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While waiting for your goulash, try on a dress.
[Update: Thanks to Gothamist for gently noting that the place was recently closed by the Board of Health for a whopping 86 violation points. I swear I didn't see any mouse turds near my food! The "hygienist," as DOH inspectors are called, was ... More >>
Today, I'm leaving New York for five months and embarking on a semester abroad. As such, I won't be able to write for Runnin' Scared anymore, or at least not till I'm back from Prague. So I just wanted to say, bye for now, see you later, and thank you very much.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
December 12, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 9
Remarks on Leary's Politics of Ecstasy
by Allen Ginsberg
By the late '40s of this memory Century the people I knew best and loved the most had already broken through the crust of old Reason & were dow ... More >>
Designboom has a nice spread of dazzling subway stations from all over the world -- a cavelike, leaf-printed Stockholm entrance, a ribbed tube leading into the Bilbao Metro, a Rubbermaid theme in Prague, Imperial splendor in Moscow, these giant heatlamps in the U-bahn, etc. Glean it and weep; as w ... More >>