It's in today's New York Daily News, in an article by Nicole Lyn Pesce centering on a panel coming up dealing with Madonna vs. Gaga.
(I'm not on the panel, but I managed to get my views out in the article anyway.)
It's been two never-ending weeks since we witnessed the Queen and James Bond fly in on some sort of parachute thing over the Thames River. And Mr. Bean. And the timeline of London's growth, from the capital of a colonial power to a lovable, quirky center of British haute couture. Yes, the Olympics a ... More >>
On Twitter, that is.
The divine diva had 784,048 people following her last time I looked--and it's no wonder; her tweets are spicy, honest, and entertaining.
But she only wants to read tweets by 10 other people/things!
That's one for each commandment and two for each Spice Girl!
And it's quite a ... More >>
The latest rumor about how the Olympics will close themselves out next month comes from The Sun: "[Oasis's Liam Gallagher] will perform a new arrangement of... 'Wonderwall' with bandmates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock."
12. All of the track & field competitors dress up like Benny Hill a ... More >>
Saturday afternoon I spent some time at the Beacon Theater for a matinee performance by the British boy band One Direction, who played three shows (two at the Beacon, one at the Izod Center) in the area over the course of the long weekend. It was an extended version of the opening set they played at ... More >>
While her husband hawks underwear -- as well he should -- Victoria Beckham has become a rising star in the high-end fashion world.
She's bringing her stuff back to New York's own Fashion Week in a matter of days, and she's also dressing various stars for the real Fashion Week, i.e., the imminent Os ... More >>
Tina, Cher, Michael, Janet, Beyonce, Madonna, Gaga, Katy, and then some.
They're all onstage at the Times Square Snapple Center (1627 Broadway at 50th Street), every Friday and Saturday at 11 PM.
And they're men! Even Michael!
Icons is the D'Angora Entertainment-produced drag show which wa ... More >>
I recently changed my name to Her Imperial Highness Puddins the Cat, but that didn't stick very well, so I'm going a whole other linguistic route.
Here are the rules:
Pick a name from the Bible. (You remember the Bible, don't you? Hello? Hello?)
Colin ShanleyThe big scene at the Pines earlier today was a Bollywood-themed bash that drew hundreds of tucked and plucked "gals" in saris (though love means never having to say you're wearing a sari.)
Above are a gang calling themselves the Indian Spice Girls and consisting of Curry, Marsal ... More >>
Willie Davis4Knots Music Festival: Dan Deacon, Yeasayer (DJ sets)
Saturday, June 16
4Knots Indoor Lounge
Better than: Going home and passing out.
In my coverage of the 4Knots main stage, my "critical bias," as named at the bottom of these write-ups, has been fairly obviousalmost so o ... More >>
Nicola Roberts's former mate in the British hit factory Girls Aloud, Cheryl Cole, is somewhere licking her wounds over being sacked from The X Factor. What better time, then, for Roberts to release an absolute banger of a single? "Beat Of My Drum," produced by Diplo, sounds like somebody crea ... More >>
Deep at the heart of Cheryl Cole's abrupt dismissal from the American edition of X Factor earlier this week is a twisted take on My Fair Lady. Here we have a pop star who takes leave from her U.K. homeland--where she's a household name thanks to her tenure in the hit-making girlband Girls Al ... More >>
When I went to Columbia University, there were no drag queens in sight except for an occasional professor who'd accidentally put on his wife's halter top.
But the other night at the very same school -- 800 years later, mind you -- the place was positively crawling with them.
It ... More >>
It's late Friday afternoon, and thus time for what it's always time for on late Friday afternoon ...
The Top 10 Fast Food Items That Don't Totally Suck.
Where should I send my 21-year-old godson for some birthday fun?
It belonged to Whitesnake!
I have no idea who they are or why they ruled -- I assume the '80s had a lot to do with it -- but there's no question that these guys had the most luscious hair in music history, and that includes the Spice Girls, Taylor Swift, and even Mr. Michael Jackson.
It's j ... More >>
18-year-old Jeffrey Verde was playing with his iPod when he drove into a house last night in East Islip, New York. Whoops-a-daisy. He was allegedly trying to change the song. The 80-year-old woman inside the home was taken to the hospital as a precaution, and Verde was hospitalized for treatm ... More >>
It was announced yesterday that Mamma Mia! producer Judy Craymer will create and produce a new musical called Viva Forever, based on the songs of the giddiest girl group of all time, The Spice Girls.
If you wanna be my lover, you're gonna have to agree with me that while this isn't going to ... More >>
Maybe we've been too focused on devastating food industry documentaries and robots taking over the restaurant industry to notice, but it appears that Paradiso Girls, a sort of Spice Girls 2.0, has the hottest new club anthem... and it's about getting wasted on Patron tequila. The refrain goes:
I ... More >>
Erik AbderhaldenNow that impeached Illinois gov Rod Blagojevich's plan to join the D-list cast of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here has been viciously denied by a judge, I have to say this is a gross miscarriage of justice and a national tragedy!
A degrading reality show is the perfect place for ... More >>