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It looks like Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP 2 is on track to becoming the year's biggest rap release. While we're just now hitting the fifth year mark of Eminem's "comeback," this new album's success and praise has largely been attributed to Em's efforts to rekindle the fire that made the origina ... More >>
Jack Frost and the Secular Pantheon
Back on June 3, one man on Twitter started what would soon become an internet phenomenon when he tweeted at the legendary alternative-rock group Smash Mouth (best known for their work on the soundtrack of Shrek and their brief appearance in Rat Race) offering the lead singer, Steve Harwell, $ ... More >>
Denmark-based website BeautifulPeople.com, which recently stoked the ire of an entire country by saying that Irish men were the world's ugliest, has upped the ante, dumping 30,000 people from the site for being "too ugly." Last month the site fell to a cyber attack that allowed a bunch of ugl ... More >>
Courtesy ABCAnd now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:
F2K10 has been a countdown of the 20 worst songs of 2010. Relieve the journey here. The future of rock music, right here.Here are some important things to know about Train's "Hey, Soul Sister."
Speechifying on Broadway, plus plenty of cussing and discussing
An old-school MC warms himself in slightly trendier clothing
The girl next door with a welcome weird streak, Sutton Foster may be the most talented performer who isn't a superstar yet. She's a hard working, creamy voiced, ultra likable singer/actor, and at her Cafe Carlyle opening night, she was introduced by Donna Murphy as "a teacher who thinks she' ... More >>
Peter Pan complexes collide as the Duplass bros. go Hollywood
Filmmakers pay homage to the pop of their youth
Earlier this week, I was having a drink with a fellow content producer after work and the internet came up (imagine that). We got into talking about the daily arc of a "blog" and the different types of posts that make up the web we read: news aggregation and write-arounds, original reported pieces, ... More >>
F2K has been a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Relive the whole long journey here. Thank you, and we're sorry. As a concession to a vile, contemptible decade marked by commerce over reason, we pleaded to our editors at the Village Voice to let us publish the No. 1 entry as one of t ... More >>
Hairy times also with queens, Basterds, and Hamptons royalty.
...style-morphing guitarist icon extraordinaire
In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.
Would you believe that even my hometown of Cincinnati--primarily noteworthy for Italianate townhouses, imploding professional sports teams, and homicide--supported a respectable repertory movie theater up until 1996? Once shuttered, the lease was grabbed by a Shakespeare Festival. Moviehouses closin ... More >>
Nightlife pickin's so slim that I even went to a museum.
Plus a helping of roasted Manilow.
Estrogen at the New York Women in Film & Television Muse awards; nights in drag with Murray Hill
The film society
Looking to the fall, a season on the brink with Billy Elliot, Shrek, 13
David Henry Hwang accepts his Obie 8:22 pm Julie White presents the Polish director Krzysztof Warlikowski an Obie for Krum by Hanoch Levin (TR Warszawa/BAM). She called the play a "deft intermingling of the profound and the profane." Sadly, Krzysztof is in Paris (ooo la la!) and has asked Monika Fa ... More >>
Fairy-tale land and the real world collide to no good end in Enchanted
On the bewildering summertime dominance of Tay Zonday and R. Kelly
Talking animals make sales pitchesfor everything
Operation Enduring Allegory: In C.S. Lewis's crusading Chronicles, a lion's not just a lion
Moving into the mainstream, the Christian right tells Hollywood to have a little faith
Superior Education, feel-good agitprop, a hell-raising Moore dot the Cannes firmament
Peter Kuper Puts Pen to Kafka's Metamorphosis
Patriotic Critics Boost Gross Domestic Product
Hollywood Revises History, Joins the Good Fight
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls