When Arthur Ashin performs as Autre Ne Veut, he becomes a self-professed "freak," and not necessarily in the sexy way. Clutching a microphone for dear life with just a few people manning beats and background vocals behind him, he scrunches up his face and bawls like a newborn id into the personal sp ... More >>
In our concrete jungle, few species of humans are as ubiquitous and dangerous as WRITERS. Not to be confused with writers, WRITERS are a breed best characterized by their habitat (over-priced speakeasies) and their method of stalking romantic prey ("I mean, I want to write a sitcom.") Though it is ... More >>
Jonathan KingsburyDaniel Pujol formed Pujol about two years ago, and he has put out ten releasessingles, EPs, and full-length albumsin that short period. When Pujol (the band) isn't touring, writing or recording, Pujol (the guy) is playing the Nashville circuit with his other ba ... More >>
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek will speak at the Occupy Wall Street protests today at noon. Last night, the Occupy Wall Street twitter account said, "Supposedly Zizek is coming to speak tomorrow at liberty plaza. Only a rumor though." Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein replied to their tweet wi ... More >>
Yes, charts can be beach reading. Plus, summer books picks.
David Zwirner hosts the artist's new show, 'Corporate'
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Saturday New York headlines...Second suspect in December hate-murder of Ecuadoran immigrant arrested: "So I killed somone. That make me a bad guy?"Jimmy Fallon admits being nervous before starting his run at "Late Night." See Rob Harvilla's Voice story ... More >>
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Friday New York headlines...Fishy outcome: Actors' union buys Jeremy Piven's sob story, won't penalize him for ditching play over 'mercury poisoning.'U.S. to buy up to 40 percent stake in Citigroup, just keeping it private, in desperate move to keep it ... More >>
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Thursday New York headlines...Revelation in wake of last year's crane deaths: Union official who is teaching crane safety to prevent future accidents admitted in 2003 that he helped mobsters and other unqualified people (including strippers) get into hi ... More >>
In this week's Music Section, Rob Harvilla profiles the new kings of late-night, the Roots, as they prepare to take Manhattan. Peter S. Scholtes on the shifting republic of K'Naan, a deft Somali rapper risking wackness in the name of peace. Kevin O'Donnell introduces the ball of excess and eccentr ... More >>
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Wednesday New York headlines...Sharpton not satisfied with Murdoch's apology over chimp cartoon. Will continue to call for a boycott, and meeting with FCC officials about Murdoch's waiver allowing him to own multiple papers and TV stations in one market ... More >>
Broken Holmes leaves us rather stumped
Much like twelve-year-olds, publishers get busy during the school year and spend summer months making forts out of pillows. But despite the summer malaise, a stalwart bunch of non-chick-lit titles fought their way onto shelves this month: Most prominently, David Carr's The Night of the Gun, which go ... More >>
It's anime on overdrive in the Wachowski's souped-up, tricked-out cartoon adaptation
Plus one we've all been waiting for: the Reagen-obsessed serial-killer movie!
Mob scenes and murders: An action-packed installment of an all-encompassing festival
The subject of a new documentary, Lacanian philosopher Slavoj Zizek argues for self-mockery as the ultimate form of seriousness
Quiz me deadly: mirrors, lost highways, and afternoon sex
The Other of Invention
Dancers in the Dark, From Zion to Transylvania
A Rough Guide to the Flash and Trash of Summer Reading