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Meryl Streep has certainly never played a role as racy as in Hope Springs. (SPOILER ALERT SPOILER ALERT!) The three-time Oscar winner goes to sex therapy sessions, plays with herself, attempts a blow job in a theater, and even tries to learn oral techniques with the help of some bananas. It's a f ... More >>
I'm truthin'! The legendary '70s disco--and specifically the rise and fall of Steve Rubell, who co-founded it--is the subject of a Tommy Tune-directed musical trying out in Florida! In case they're open to some disco-survivor input, I have a few glittery recollections to share from my water ... More >>
Remember that Grinch movie that added the title character's backstory so we could see how he got so evil? Boring! It was better as subtext! Or left to our imaginations! And now, the upcoming Broadway revival of Porgy and Bess is supposedly going to add a little background to flesh out the c ... More >>
Meryl finally gets what's coming to her
Cathie Black, the former magazine executive turned chancellor of New York City schools, is leaving her position after only about 100 days in office. Say it ain't so, Cathie! What will we do without your hilarious gaffes? Let's hope that Mayor Bloomberg's replacement Dennis M. Walcott, the Dep ... More >>
Since being named New York City schools chancellor 100 days ago, Cathie Black has not had an easy go of it. Her appointment was delayed by naysayers, getting the whole thing off to a bad start, but it was only made worse when she actually took over, making insensitive jokes about birth contro ... More >>
Lassi lovers -- and there are many of them -- still rue the day almost two years ago when Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez closed up her tiny Indian restaurant (named after the popular Punjabi yogurt-based beverage) on Greenwich Avenue. So we're happy to report that Lassi will be resurrected at thr ... More >>
Cathie Black is the new Joe Biden. A birth control joke by the novice Schools Chancellor at a parent-school official meeting, followed in quick succession by a Sophie's Choice allusion, have pissed people off royally. Oh come on! The first one's funny, at least.
"Fake Cathie Black," a joke Twitter account still in its comedic infancy, paints the next New York City Schools Chancellor as painfully out of touch with messages like, "I am 100% against closing schools tomorrow. My suggestion to students is to ask your drivers to add chains to the fleet's E ... More >>
Nat Turners Second Coming
Lisa Kron Tells Her Fathers Story of the Holocaust
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Lurid revelations, crude moralizing, perjury traps: they all echo America's darkest days