Rom-coms used to be a cash cow --and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Shameless showrunner John Wells seeks the Real America in August: Osage County
For Titus Andronicus's Patrick Stickles, everything is meaning less
A few days ago, we wrote about the U.S. whooping cough outbreak -- which is the worst in 50 years. Pertussis can prove deadly to infants and toddlers, but healthy adults aren't likely to succumb to this illness. (However, it's still a good idea to get a booster shot! Details here.) Whooping coug ... More >>
The Darkness Irving Plaza Saturday, February 4 Better than: Your ironic love of hair metal. There's a sea of white people two-fisting 24 oz. Bud Lights the size of Pringles cans and dudes in collared shirts amusing each other with their cartoonish falsettos. Sure, glam rock may not be as popular ... More >>
Not all Christmases were great, mind you. There were the ones with zippered turtlenecks from the Sears Roebuck catalog and slacks from the Robert Hall down on the avenue. But one year, I ripped off the wrapping paper in anticipation and bugged to a brand-new chemistry set! Exactly what I wanted!
Comedian Rob Delaney, who writes a very funny column for Vice, says he's filing suit against Kim Kardashian and the rest of the players in her probably-sham 72-day marriage and subsequent divorce. Why? Because why the hell not. Also:
Zinno Park / I Love EVThere's Kim Kardashian with sister Kourtney, two members of the Kardashian Klan, shopping in the East Village today, surrounded by cameras. The news -- it slows down before Labor Day, you know?
It's that time of the year again, the day you can hole up in your house and relive your childhood passion for video games without fear of being called a geek. In honor of this great holiday, we've talked to a few people about their favorite games. Do you remember Frogger?
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Is He Straight? The Checklist for Women Who Wonder Author: Bonnie Kaye, M.Ed Da ... More >>
We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's arrival in New York City with videos, artist tributes, and old Voice stories. Already we've seen a stage-crashing, fruit-throwing Mods vs. Rockers brawl at one of Dylan's early electric shows and a glowing review of the kinder, gentler Blo ... More >>
Each Thursday your Crap Archivist has brought you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap discovered in the thrift stores, estate sales, and antique malls of America. Today, as we reflect on this nation and its great bounty, let's tip our gravy boats to the one industry that can neve ... More >>
Yesterday, a minor scandal broke out as video surfaced of Beach Fossils bassist John Pena chucking his instrument into the East River after a particularly heated Fourth of July performance at Long Island City's Water Taxi Beach. Certain corners of the Internet were not amused. Brooklyn Vegan comme ... More >>
You know it for fridges. Now Sears is looking to sell food, too. The company quietly launched MyGofer on Memorial Day in Manhattan and the Hamptons, which delivers groceries and other goods from its Kmart stores. [Chicago Tribune] Since being voted the best restaurant in the world by San Pel ... More >>
We all feel lonely now and again. Thankfully, in this modern age, there are ways to combat the loneliness -- drinking excessively, crying on the phone to your mom that you'll never find a good man, drinking excessively, cutting... But all that can get tiresome after a while, and then even t ... More >>
Assuming you did find out, that is. I don't think I ever believed in the guy, so I never had to face that shattering Peggy Lee moment when my world turned existential. After all, Christmas generally involved mama saying, "Here, try this sweater on from the Sears catalogue. If it doesn't fit ... More >>
The view inside the aptly-named Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken in Memphis. This past weekend, one-fourth of FiTR journeyed to Oxford, MS, for the twelfth annual Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium. The three-day conference was dedicated to the topic of Southern food and music, which meant ... More >>
For Espada and Monserrate, the future is all used up
You cool kids are all wearing those zany slogan T-shirts? How quaint.
Bad-boy playwrights McDonagh and LaBute dish it out, and critics can't get enough
Boo Froebel Sets the Scene for Edgy Performance
Adrian at the Met
Case of Preoperative Woman Raped at Men's Homeless Facility Exemplifies City's Dilemma
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Euthanizing Tall Tales
100 Years of Pulchritude
Old-school Online Service Pulls the Plug
Behind the Cams at Voyeurdorm
The 'Blair Witch' Directors On the Method to Their Madness
Got money on the brain as tax time looms? Save the planet and make a profit.
Wider probe could burn judiciary chair
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