Soupy Sales

  • Theater

    June 15, 2011

    Clubbed Thumb Opens the Lid on Our Lot

    A premiere by Kristin Newbom and W. David Hancock at Summerworks

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2010


    A look back at the best of radio

  • Music

    December 29, 2009

    R.I.P. 2009's Jazz Notables

    Musicians who passed away during the last 12 months

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Allen Barra Remembers Soupy Sales

    ​As Roy Edroso pointed out the other day, most children's programming in the New York area during the early and mid-1960s was dreck. There were exceptions: Chuck McCann, who read the funnies to us on Sunday morning, and Sandy Becker of Sandy's Hour, who died in 1996, are fondly remembered. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Soupy Sales, 1926-2009

    Local children had a number of crappy shows with which to entertain themselves or drown out their parents' drunken yelling in the 60s. Most of the hosts were anodyne, cheerful dopes like Officer Joe Bolton. But Soupy Sales, who has passed away at age 83, was different. He was hard-working and rubb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ "it's new york lol same shit lastnight some car was on fire in Fordham crazyy ass shit look." Twitpic by Itlabia. Can you believe last week at this time we were still thinking about Balloon Boy? Yes, that's how we passed our time before Steve Phillips, his "tubby temptress," and other exci ... More >>

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    August 11, 1998

    In Stitches

    The Menswear How and Why