Drag star Hedda Lettuce entertained that theory in her holiday show, "Lettuce Rejoice," which I saw at the Metropolitan Room last night.
In fact, Hedda sang a whole song about it, to the tune of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town."
(Sample lyrics, aimed at poor Madge: "You'd better watch out, you'd b ... More >>
Shopping for presents on Christmas Eve is the only thing worse than buying a Halloween costume on October 30th. For the fifth year in a row, you've forgot to get your uncle that sweater you were supposed to get him and now you have to max out your credit card a just little bit more. If you re ... More >>
The "Santa industry" is a particularly good one to be in if you're a portly old white man, apparently. A company called Thumbtack did a study of the business of being Santa Claus and found that it's a pretty sweet deal a lot of the time. Of the 169 Santas that Thumbtack interviewed, the avera ... More >>
NBC via GourmetJames Beard didn't live in Greenwich Village for nothing. Born in Portland, Oregon in 1903, his earliest culinary memories included having his mother and the family's Chinese cook make food for him when he came down with malaria at the age of three. After a stint of living in P ... More >>
Freakazoid fashion alertNormally we'd never wake up so early, not even for the first day of Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, especially not in this crazy cold weather, but it's as though something bigger was pulling us out of bed yesterday morning. Could it have been the Santa Claus-like man w ... More >>
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Far be it from me to make life harder for the least embarrassing living Beatle... but, wow, someone just double-parked his Yellow Submarine in Creepytown.
News we can use: Women are more attracted to men in red, apparently, says an intriguing study from the University of Rochester that's out in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General today. Even more diabolical than a dude actually wearing red is the fact that women don't even seem to ... More >>
In Sunday's New York Times, Washington attorney Craig Welter landed on the Opinion page with a humorous, McSweeney's-like column entitled "10 Under 10." The premise is simple and possibly chuckle-worthy: the New Yorker recently did this "20 Under 40" list of the next crop of major fiction wri ... More >>
Kennedy Airport. Twitpic via sawyerlex.
War on Christmas season swung into full effect. In a holiday spirit, the Staten Island D.A. tried shame on shoplifters. A GOP Congressman moved to read a pro-Christmas resolution into the House record. Andrea Peyser denounced the godless Bloomingdales ... More >>