Sex and the City

  • Voice Choices

    August 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Gay Sex and the City Coming To HBO

    They're developing a pilot for an as-yet-untitled series about three 30-something gay friends navigating life and love in San Francisco.

  • Columns

    February 29, 2012

    Nostalgia Has Wussified Our Culture! Make It Stop!

    It's getting out of control—hear me out

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Sandra Bernhard Turned Down Sex and the City

    On Howard Stern's show, mouthy comic Sandra Bernhard admitted that she turned down the role of Miranda on Sex and the City. Batshit crazy? No, hold on people, hear out her reasons. For one thing, she says, the script was absolutely horrible.

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Little Girl Acts Like a Modern Woman to Make a Mockery of All of Us

    In a video that will be oddly reminiscent of all of our lives (except we don't drive, and we rarely threaten to sue -- only if we're really, really angry), here is a little girl living the life of a modern woman: Wake up, dress, go to work, work (mediocre typing included), go home, eat dinner (and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    The Week in Food Blogs: Burger Week, Frozen Treats & More Human Cheese

    This week in food blogs... Eater created a monster mashup of a burger for its Burger Week 2011, made up of Minetta Tavern's Black Label Burger, a Shackburger, and DBGB's Piggie, among others. Grub Street learned that Sex and the City's Candace Bushnell actually prefers Bloody Marys to Cosmos. Atl ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2011


    Mike Birbiglia shares his relationship horror stories

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    What to Watch Today Instead of the Super Bowl

    A competitor in today's Puppy Bowl.​This evening at 6 p.m., you'll most likely be tuning into the Super Bowl to watch some football team play some other team. I think its the Packers vs. the Seahawks or something. The Steelers. The Packers vs. the Steelers. Look, you could join the lowest com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Wikipedia Is a Sausage Fest; Women Love Sex and the City

    ​Less than 15 percent of Wikipedia's hundreds of thousands of unpaid contributors -- responsible for over 3.5 million articles in English -- are female, according to an article on the front page of today's New York Times. The exact figure hovers somewhere around 13 percent women and the averag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    The Golden Razzie Awards Are Homophobic!

    ​They must be! After all, three of their picks for Worst Supporting Actress of the year happen to be huge gay icons. Cher is up for Burlesque

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Your One-Night Stand Could Become a Relationship...Really!

    ​Hey, Happy Monday! Today in love studies, we find that random hookups can lead to a long-lasting relationship (if that's what you want). According to new research from the University of Iowa, the key to having a serious relationship is actually wanting a relationship, and it doesn't matter so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    DIY Food Entrepreneurs Head to the Market; Top Chefs Head to Beirut

    ​The new food entrepreneurs are bypassing restaurant kitchens to instead peddle their handmade fare via food trucks and at market stands. [NY Times] Joël Robuchon, the Parisian baker Eric Kayser, and perhaps even Jean-Georges Vongerichten are among top chefs being tapped to open restaurants ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    "An Obese, Tattoo'd, Smut-Mouthed, Wheelchair-Bound, Bitchy Artist ...

    ​...who is fucking fed up about the utter lack of individuals with disabilities not speaking up!" That's how Atlanta artist/writer Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn pitched herself to me, and I bit faster than a Sex and the City actress offered a sequel. I've linked one of her pieces, which details e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2010

    Rightbloggers on Sex and the City: Still Hate Sex, and City, But Love That Anti-Muslim Angle

    The reviews are in, and Sex and the City 2 looks like the season's biggest critical bomb. Though the film drew a decent crowd in its opening weekend, it was lambasted by critics both highbrow ("almost avant-garde adventure in aimlessness" -- Wall Street Journal) and low ("Sucks in the city" -- New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Rag on My Sex and the City, Fine, But Let's Leave Friendship Out of It

    ​As we wade through the shitstorm of negativity about the out-in-theaters-now Sex and the City 2 (Full disclosure, no, we have not seen it yet, but we will, and we will be similarly tortured, we are certain), we just have to say one thing: There is one tried and true principle, one facet of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Sex and the City 2 Reviews: The 10 Best Slams

    ​If you're the kind of person who sometimes asks themselves why some people hate Sex and the City so much, you are either (A) not living in New York or (B) one of the imported creatures or various changes in New York City that Sex and the City is responsible for. Well, in the new movie, Carrie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Sex and The City 2 Spoiler: Carrie's Jihad on Islam?

    ​For years, HBO's Sex and the City made New York City an excitable frontier of moneyed men, inexplicably well-off women (despite shitty writing jobs that realistically pay nothing), and a world where everyone is someone else's plus-one. And that frontier was then seized upon by basically every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    X and the City, on Orchard Street

    Someone with a Sharpie is not too happy about the new Sex and the City movie, and we can't really blame them -- that trailer looks ridicu-olous. Carrie, we have grown weary of your "problems," and for once and for all, leave Aiden alone!

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Molson Canadian Hopes the Olympics Will Make Canadians Patriotic; Diageo Is Up to Its Old Tricks

    ​They say wine is good for you. But which wines are best for your health? Research suggests that wines higher in procyanidin, which helps prevent heart disease, are those that undergo a long fermentation. In other words, more traditional wines. [Wall Street Journal] A roundup of the city's to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Sex and the City Vodka Product Placement Announced

    ​It's been a few minutes since the last bit of advance news on the Sex and the City sequel, so be aware that SKYY Vodka has announced a "comprehensive global marketing deal with Warner Bros. Entertainment" to be the official vodka of the movie, as it was for the first one, and will offer "limi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    (Two) Decades in Food: The Aughties, Remembered

    clevercupcakes/flickrWill the cupcake craze live on through the teens?​'Tis the season for round-ups and countdowns. And we're doubly lucky this year, it being the end of a decade, that we get to look back not just on the last 365 days, but the last 10 years in trends, bests, and worsts. Two p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Finally! Cupcakes for Dudes: Butch Bakery Debuts, Injects Testosterone into Cupcake Craze

    Cupcakes for dudes: where butch meets butter cream.​Ever wonder what's been missing from cupcakemania? As it turns out, it's cupcakes for men. Since the very beginning of the trend, sparked by the gals from Sex and the City, bakeries like Magnolia, BabyCakes, and Baked by Melissa have predomin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Sarah Jessica Parker Regrets Sex Sequel

    Here's the sort of advance publicity you just can't buy: Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker tells the London Daily Mail that she has "enormous regrets" about signing on to do the SATC sequel because of the surrogate-borne twins she now has to raise while being sexy and funny. "One [baby] w ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 27, 2009


    SATC writers turn their attention to the Midwest

  • Columns

    August 25, 2009

    Why Bears Are The New Twinks!

    Hairy times also with queens, Basterds, and Hamptons royalty.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Is The Sex and the City Sequel Still a Good Idea?

    The Sex and the City movie made bundles of cash last year, so when a followup film was announced, it was about as shocking as the release of a new Harry Potter flick. But since then, the world has plunged even deeper into all kinds of turmoil and despair, and I have to wonder how relevant the story ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Sex and The City Sequel: Some Suggestions

    It was inevitable. The first Sex and the City movie made over $400 million, so there had to be a sequel, and auteur Michael Patrick King has confirmed it. Filming starts this summer, with release expected in summer 2010. That means a year of splashy features, and another summer of young women from F ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 4, 2009


    Or maybe you're just clueless

  • Film

    February 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Dish About Phelps, Cruise, and Shrek

    I am super proud of this week's column and I'm desperate for you to click here and share it with me, so we can be family. Here's what you'll learn: Cynthia Nixon is still mad at the negative reviews of the Sex and the City movie. She suspects men were behind that. Shrek is the gayest show on Broad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    10 Minutes of "The City" Temporarily Available to Bums Like Us

    The Video Is Not Longer Available Box above once housed a 10-minute clip from "The City," the new series about "life" in "the city" which has captivated local scribes. We spent our cable money on ringworm medicine for our cats, so this is as much of a window as we can afford on the new urban realiti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Too Many Papis Onscreen

    In the comedy Yes Man, Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel fall madly in love, and no one around them ever mentions the fact that he's clearly 46 and she's a young wisp of a 28-year-old. Of course there's nothing wrong with the age gap--I'm for any two consensual adults forging any relationship they want ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Frozen Cup of Bellerose to be Replaced by Days Inn

    The Daily News called it "an unofficial Bellerose landmark," it was featured in a "Sex and the City" episode, and it had one fan at least at Chowhound. But after fifty years, the Frozen Cup custard stand in Bellerose, Queens is closing. The Queens Chronicle reports that the property's new owner will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Week in Review: Obsession Edition

    In the week that we discovered New York has a local music scene by way of Sarah Palin's new favorite band Department of Eagles, to say nothing of the local charm of a new Japanther cover of an old Oregon folk song, we also found time to slag said scene: CMJ, you are no POP Montreal. There may or m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Sex and the City: Full-Frontal Self-Parody

    If it strikes you as churlish or belated to complain about Sex and the City: The Movie, now out on DVD, consider that the much-needed backlash for another odious summer hit, The Dark Knight, has only recently begun. Sex and the City: The Movie is episodic television brought wholesale to the big scre ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 19, 2008


    Rolling out the red carpet for Korea

  • NYC Life

    June 17, 2008

    Triumph of the Lipstick Lesbians

    The glamorous power lesbian conquers Manhattan

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    Sex and the City Journal: Rightbloggers at the Movies

    [Editor's note: After penning the popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere," Roy Edroso has made dissecting those blogs into a weekly feature that appears here every Monday. ] The Sex and The City movie that premiered last week was the popcult objet d ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2008

    Sex and the City: Plotless and Pointless

    Despite the labels and levity, the big-screen SATC is a poor-man's knockoff

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Sex and the City Overkill Has Gone Too Far!

    There seem to be more publicists working the Sex and the City movie than hairdressers gathered around Tom Cruise' noggin trying to make his shit look young. I must say they've done a brilliant job (the publicists, not the hairdressers). Even magazines that DON'T have anything about the movie in this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2008

    'Indy' Film: Spoiling the New Indiana Jones

    (Note: this is piece about spoilers, but does not contain any.) After ranting last week about the wall-to-wall coverage of the Sex and the City movie, it only makes sense to look at the front-page pimping of the fourth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise, which premiered yesterday at the Can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2008

    Sex and the City Movie Non-Plot Twist Revealed!

    I doubt I'll get crucified by publicists for this because it's sort of a non-spoiler about something that DOESN'T happen. But remember all that gossip buzz about how in the Sex and the City movie a major character rolls over and dies (but in designer clothes, of course)? That sent everyone into obse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2008

    What I Learned at Beige Last Night... Simon Cowell Has a Small Pecker?

    World Famous *BOB* photo by Cary Conover Downtown superstars the World Famous *BOB* and Dirty Martini are going on a 39-city, multi-booby tour with the controversial Sex Workers' Art Show. . . Egyptian-born drag queen Sultana, who works at Tiffany's by day, pops up as a man with a bellyache in a c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007

    Project Runway: OMG, SJP!

    Last Wednesday, also known as Thanksgiving Eve, when we were out with a friend who believes this to be the greatest drinking night of the year, episode two of Project Runway happened. We finally caught up, and guess what? It turned out to be the episode of inappropriate weeping. We're so down for ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    September 11, 2007
  • News

    July 10, 2007

    Vexed in the City

    "Our Man Sietsema" ventures out on the Sex and the City tour around Manhattan

  • Art

    December 30, 2003

    Sapphic Lights

    Straddling the zeitgeist: Sex and the City meets Queer Eye with lipstick lesbian style

  • Columns

    October 8, 2002
  • Columns

    October 9, 2001
  • Books

    September 4, 2001


    Talking With Tristan Taormino

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