As many as 100,000 EDM fans will descend on Randall's Island this weekend for the return of Electric Zoo. Over three days, the mostly 20-something crowd will hear an impressive roster of DJs that includes superstars David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Victor Calderone, Kaskade, and Sasha. ... More >>
A look at the psychoactive brew that brings users a spiritual payoff for their "work"
Shameless showrunner John Wells seeks the Real America in August: Osage County
Here are the 10 best concerts around the city this week, in no particular order.
And they're using names from Virginia Woolf characters! Let me explain: The Dalloway (525 Broome Street) is a new hotspot co-owned by Kim Stolz, remembered as a lesbian contestant on America's Next Top Model, and Amanda Leigh Dunn from Showtime's The Real L Word. (Above photo: Amanda, Kim) Put t ... More >>
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch
A Farmville-esque game where users sell weed launched in beta this week on Facebook. This isn't an example of high-tech countercultural entrepreneurialism; it's to promote the Showtime program Weeds. The game is called "Weeds Social Club" and it was developed by Ecko|Code, the technology arm ... More >>
When their reality-TV star fades, some male contestants turn to gay porn
BAM hosts Persephone
Revenge of the losers! Or, what it's like at a four-day reunion of 'the most misunderstood people of all time'
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
See, this is why we have to give film and TV productions tax breaks to work here: the New York State Nurses Association is complaining that the new Edie Falco show Nurse Jackie puts their profession in a bad light. Last month Showtime gave them a screening, and NYSNA President Tina Girardi protested ... More >>
From creepy sexin' to tofu-bashing to liquid pussy, Tristan gives her 12-month roundup
As technologies evolve and priorities shift, media nonprofits struggle to stay afloat
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There goes the neighborhood: A suburban miniseries drops in on the terrorists next door
A season in hell: A critic's guide to what not to watch in the new fall lineup
Hello Meta Man; the Grim Reaper Lands a Series
'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen
The Heavyweight Championship is in crisis