Halloween is coming up: do you have your comedy costume ready? Confuse trick-or-treaters by dressing as Richard Pryor on fire, Chris Farley eating, or the most terrifying sight in comedy... Carlos Mencia being himself. But there is no need to fear terrible, zombie jokes this week. Once again,we've s ... More >>
There are actors (like Peter O'Toole and Glenn Close) who've gotten nominated a whole lot of times and never won. Yet. But how about the ones who've never even been nominated? In the case of the dead ones, I'm pretty sure they never will be! Now that's gotta hurt. Here are some of the top omission ... More >>
Throughout the award's history, Grammy voters have tended to bestow Best Comedy Album upon trusted favorites: Bill Cosby closed out the 1960s with six straight victories; Richard Pryor took home three trophies in the '70s and two more in the '80s; and Peter Schickele opened the '90s with four ... More >>
Tim Robbins is used to the spotlight. He won an Oscar for his role in Mystic River, directed the acclaimed Dead Man Walking, and is the kind of actor who makes The Shawshank Redemption, The Player, or the light-hearted Bill Durham worth rewatching. And who could forget his role as Bob Robert ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2 films in focus by Andrew Sarris 'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
Haunch of Venison helps the painter celebrate five decades of luridness
Congratulations to New York's girl with the most cake, Tina Fey, for winning the 2010 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the nation's highest honor for those with easy, grossly unfair access to Jon Hamm comedy. The 30 Rock actress/writer will accept the award in November in a ceremony at th ... More >>
Out and about, and then back here to walk in Nancy Sinatra's boots.
Ashanti's got nothing on Diana Ross
An eccentric new gift from Young Jean Lee
A confederacy of dunces
Riding the racial high-wire
Painter, playwright, novelist, wrestler: Catching up with a Renaissance woman
Used to be a genius, I ain't lying, booked the numbers didn't need paper or pencil.
A Guide to the New York International Fringe Festival's Recycling Program
It's a strange, twisted, perverse, threatening, sinister world. Here comes Crumb!
Eight inauthenticities hard to resist, even when hard to understand, or impossible to love
Television quest: Slackers, race, and 'D'oh!' in three TV guides
Windows to the Soul
Emotional Rescue Eluded
Jim Brown: Still Punishing After All These Years
Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy's Troublesome Word
A New Black Sexual Identity May Be an Incubator for AIDS
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Goes Hawthorne with 'In the Blood'
Chris Ofili Africanizes an Icon