Randy Jones, the original cowboy from the legendary disco group the Village People, is a man of many hats--not just cowboy ones.
He's starting a party called Sunday Night Fever at Splash this Sunday, May 6.
Here's what the ever-charming Randy had to say about stuff when I asked.
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A rant for a rant, if you will: The New York Times Complaint box, always a repository of the stodgy, curmudgeonly, and slightly behind-the-times, is particularly egregious today. The premise that there are just not enough guys in the city -- that same old God-forsaken chestnut we keep hearing ... More >>
The 67th Venice Film Festival, where I'm currently on jury duty (although not on the jury headed by Quentin Tarantino) opened majorly pop with Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky's warmly received and borderline risible follow-up to his 2008 Golden Lion winner The Wrestler.
Although a generic horr ... More >>
In another February 2 ritual, the 2010 Oscar Nominees were announced this morning. The Best Picture list, expanded to ten nominees this year, are:
The Blind Side
The Hurt Locker
Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
A Serious Man
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Charles Hamilton, hitting deleteIn this week's Village Voice, Ben Detrick reports on rap's online overdose and the perils of allowing guys like Charles Hamilton anywhere near the Internet.
Tom Hull presents the summer edition of our Jazz Consumer Guide.
Phil Freeman celebrates the rebirth o ... More >>
Our longtime film critic J. Hoberman spent this year's Cannes filing regular dispatches. This is his last one.
Enter the Void
Memorable for its in-your-face sensationalism, the 62nd Cannes Film Festival opened with the 3-D computer animation Up, saving the "Yours" for the final minutes of the comp ... More >>
Nate "Igor" SmithFun times at Roxy Cottontail's party. This is what Zach's birthday dinner looked like too. In the week that both Zach and Roxy Cottontail celebrated their birthdays, Rob posted a great moment in Wu-based subway-ad vandalism that became a whole shitload of peoples' Facebook profile ... More >>
Our veteran film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. It's day three and, so far, Hoberman has been underwhelmed. But more importantly, has he found those wild strawberries?
Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank: the 15-year-old embodiment of a bad attitude
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