Stiller's the best comedy director of his generation, hiding in plain sight
In 2011 and 2012, Holly Van Voast and her bare breasts saw a lot of the city together. Van Voast, an artist and photographer, took on the persona of "Harvey Van Toast," a "topless paparazzo" who wore a pencil-thin mustache, sometimes a newsy sort of fedora, and not much in the way of shirt. She appe ... More >>
In Thor: The Dark World, he's the god who slums it on earth.
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Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch
Let's get this party started! We have chocolate marshmallow cookies, and wine, and cheese and crackers, and maybe we'll get pizza. And, most importantly, we have CELEBRITIES CONGRATULATING THEMSELVES FOR BEING CELEBRITIES. And Billy Crystal. Whee! Herewith, Runnin' Scared's official live blog ... More >>
Courtesy ABCAnd now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown's in town, and she's not one of them.
It has recently been rumored that TechCrunch CEO Michael Arrington -- a tech/media entrepreneur who takes the whole "bustin' down doors" bravado pretty seriously -- is in acquisition talks with media giant AOL, Om Malik at GigaOm reports, noting that the deal "is at a sensitive stage and migh ... More >>
Welcome to the Village Voice's not-really-annual Oscar liveblog! Feel the electricity. Not sure if you've heard, but: This year's Academy Awards will be UNLIKE ANY YOU'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE! First of all: They've hired an architect to design the set. Money well spent. Next: Taking a page from The Mic ... More >>
There has been ample affectionate coverage of longtime New York Post reporter Steve Dunleavy's retirement. Tabloid Baby has some nice shots of the genius behind "Sam Sleeps," "A Current Affair," and other journalistic milestones as he's toasted at the Bourbon Street Bar by Rupert Murdoch and Police ... More >>
In his hunt for the Zodiac killer, David Fincher forgoes the personal for the process, and in the process Nathan Lee geeks out.
Life's a Party for New York Nightlife's Sober Hipsters
The story behind Ed Klein, author of the latest Hillary-bashing tome
Halle Berry's looney-tuned fireworks jinxed by a French ex-auteur's waterlogged ambition
Hollywood Starlets Vie for the Audrey Hepburn Mantle