The long, hard truth
Let's not stick to people who literally had one hit, necessarily, but who became defined by one hit and never quite surpassed it in the public's eyes, even if they had some other reasonable successes. I.e., they pretty much coasted. The folks at datalounge came up with the following names (and I'v ... More >>
Things were quite airy last night thanks to director Keith Merrill's staged reading of Star Quality, using the original script of Noel Coward's very last play, at Lincoln Center's Bruno Walter Auditorium. My dazzling schedule permitted me to see the first half, which was wispy and rather talky--not ... More >>
The Houston-via-Hollywood rapper Riff Raff dropped a new mixtape over the weekend! Titled Summer of Surf, the album includes collaborations with Internet darlings Kitty Pryde, Chief Keef and Lil Debbie; Riff Raff himself contributes quite a few bizarre boasts, not to mention a song titled "Versace P ... More >>
On last night's Countdown show, Keith and I had tons of fun dissecting the Republicans' pledge to ban "hard-core, offensive porn" and -- on a whole other plane -- we also managed to chew over their probable Valentine's Day plans. Among my HILARIOUS outbursts:
We confess an interest in astrology. Not that we believe it, per se, but you know, it's an interesting way to think about things. Right? Right! So, imagine our shock when we googled "Osama Bin Laden" and "astrological sign" and found Bin Laden's personal free astrology birth chart, from Astro ... More >>
We've seen them over and over again for decades. In fact, that's what makes them cliched! Here are my least favorite standard scenes of the type that usually only happen on a big screen, as opposed to life or even a small screen: (And thanks to datalounge.com for the idea) (5) Just when s ... More >>
Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.
There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaugheyKate Hudson mash-up
The story of an '80s anti-apartheid activist carries overtones of the present
But as David Ng wrote last week, more protests are just a matter of time
Paris loves a riot
London-set sequel to erotic trash classic is all talk and very little action
France is a democracy where dissent is not only tolerated but expected
Get your avant-garde fix with plenty of experimental cinema this season
Kitty litter: Armed with bullwhip and skimpy leather catsuit, Berry coughs up a hairball
Shopping With Reese and Beyoncé
Actors Bite Hand That Feeds,
Insert Foot in Mouth
In the Movies, Men Are Bigger Than Women Even When They Aren't
Of Mugger, Masher, Donna Johnson and . . . Calendar Boy
The guy is such an omnipresent party presence that his name Alan Cumming even sounds like an R.S.V.P.
''I can't believe that all the underground insanity I skanked around for years now comprises cute touristy entertainment.''