With all the limitations facing today's music industry, it's rare that any artist gets a second chance. This is especially true in the ever-changing world of hip-hop where if an artist, especially on a major label, doesn't immediately finding an audience, they're soon shuffled back into the over-sat ... More >>
MONTREAL - This past summer, I took a quick leisurely trip to the capital of our country for both historical and introspective reasons. D.C. was a far cry from New York; its citizens did not curse at one another and no one dared to jaywalk. The city was arranged in neatly kept lines with neatly kept ... More >>
One way to get a really nice apartment is to be a fictional character.
They seem to live way better than we do, even when they don't make any more money than we do.
Publicist Ronn Torossian has noticed this amusing disparity, so he writes:
Watching the season five premier of Mad Men, I felt compe ... More >>
Soup for you!Al Yeganeh, a/k/a the Original SoupMan, a/k/a the Soup Nazi, reopened his landmark soup shop at 259A West 55th Street this past summer after taking a few years off to parlay his success into a frozen-foods franchise. Yeganeh, of course, owes much of said success to a character he ... More >>
Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
The Doghouse Saloon, which tried to attract punters with free hot dogs and beer pong, has closed after just nine months in operation.
It appear that the Qdoba on Sixth Avenue nea ... More >>
Six years after he closed up shop, the Soup Nazi will return to 55th Street. Flo Fab reports that Al Yeganeh, whose somewhat abrasive manner was immortalized in Seinfeld, will re-open Soup Kitchen International. He closed the business to pursue franchising opportunities that arose from his Seinfeld ... More >>
On the Curb Your Enthusiasm episode aired on Sunday, Larry David took a leak, some of it got on a painting of Jesus, a Catholic saw the painting later and thought the painting had miraculously wept, etc. Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch readers find this (at present) the "cringe-iest"moment in ... More >>
The new Woody Allen film, Whatever Works -- his 40th for those keeping count -- signals a return for the filmmaker in more ways than one. For starters, it is his first film to shoot on location in New York since Melinda and Melinda in 2004, interrupting a half-decade European vacation during which ... More >>