If you face certain, say, challenges when it comes to productivity (re: everything under the Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead genre on Netflix), then we aim to inspire. This week is all about buckling down and making things: art, magazines, home-brewed beer, dinosaurs, drunken art, jok ... More >>
Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Naturally, they might change--especially when I see every last film--but right now, this is what I'm predicting on goldderby.com (where they ask various commentators for their incredibly prescient forecasts and expect them to be accurate). SUPPORTING ACTRESS 1--Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables 2--S ... More >>
Roger Waters Yankee Stadium Friday, July 6 Better than: The Yanks taking three of four from the Red Sox. Size matters. Roger Waters proved this Friday night at Yankee Stadium when he put on his biggest-yet production of one of the biggest albums of all time, his former band Pink Floyd's double-LP ... More >>
I'll get to that in a second. But first let me remind you that Brooks is up for all sort of awards for his hipster performance as a Jewish gangster in Drive. Of course it didn't happen overnight. In a Film Society of Lincoln Center talk that I attended in my surgical shoes, Brooks talked about his ... More >>
Good morning! It's your royal wedding bloggers, Rosie Gray, Francesca Stabile, and Jen Doll, here in these wee hours munching pretend scones and mainlining coffee so we can tell you exactly what's happening on this glorious day of April 29, 2011, the much-anticipated day of nuptials between P ... More >>
Kevin Sorbo, the model who gained fame as TV's "Hercules," served up his misty memories of almost wearing Versace (meaning the man himself), as told on Sirius XM Satellite Radio's "The Frank DeCaro Show". Sorbo said that after he got a job modeling for Versace in Milan, he get a phone call ... More >>
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
Ample Hills CreameryBrian Smith puts some brawn behind his brainchild.Yesterday, we spoke with Ample Hills Creamery's Brian Smith about ice cream, his past career writing "monster-of-the-week movies" for the Sci Fi channel, and his plans to open his own ice cream shop, preferably in Park Slop ... More >>
Looking at modern romance in the USA
The director's great balls of fire
The Greatest: a mourning-family turkey with all the trimmings What is the shape and size of a human soul? Does it look like a chickpea? A gumdrop? A pet rock? And if you could somehow extract your soul from your body, what would be left? Would you still be you? These are among the concerns taken u ... More >>
Provincializm #17: I’m Not There, Too, Either, Again by William Bowers Three other Voice typists have done pieces related to the new Todd Haynes prism about a certain awesome Jewish male performer whose most ebullient song about marriage is tellingly entitled “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere.” Bu ... More >>
Making lemonade from lemons; reflections about a golden eye; jousting with Joosten.
My tour of modern Grease. Plus a celebulecture and a swashbuckled queen or two or three.
Plus new Oscar bait, and the attack of the right-wing lesbian polemicist
Stalking down the postmodern runway
Will the public get off, or just the studios?
Farewell to the genius of texture
The saga of old P.S. 64 is a real education
An unlikely pair of artists share a program
Deliciously debauched Duran fans not glam enough live
From protests to plays and films to forums, New York 'makes nice' with the RNC
Righteous populism holds the key to vanquishing Bush forever
Flirting with Disaster: Discussing Days of Heaven and Dylan classics with Sam Shepard
Oscar Declares War on the War
The Many Sides of Indie Film's Newest Siren
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Midwest Enclave, Beset By Factional Strife, Braces for the Arrival of the Dalai Lama
Transcontinental Tabloid Turmoil
Taking Torah on the road