the National Weather Service is promising 82 degrees and disappearing clouds--Broadway on Broadway - the casts from 20 Broadway shows will be performing live on Broadway between 43d and 47th, starting at 11:30. Michael McKean (Spinal Tap, an upcoming play) is hosting.--Brooklyn Book Festival ... More >>
Google has finally uploaded our back issues, which stretch all the way back to our debut on October 26, 1955, online. (It cost five cents then; it costs you nothing now. Vive le Internet!) Interestingly, Google's news blog announcement links to Lester Bangs' classic Iggy story, "Blowtorch in ... More >>
It's Friday afternoon, which means its time to give a shout out to the best posts of the past five days.The Early Word paid a visit to Vue, Gowanus' very own version of Kurve......and checked out the goods at Mantao Chinese Sandwiches in Midtown.Bill Peet, executive chef of Aretsky's Patroon, shared ... More >>
The mockumentary Corked! was screened at the Sonoma Film Festival earlier this year and will be shown in San Jose next week. There are plans to screen it in San Francisco and other cities around the world, including a possible New York screening, but no dates have been set as yet.
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--Eddie Van Halen is suing Nike, alleging the company copied his red, black and white "Frankenstrat" guitar design in the design of their new "Dunk Lows" sneakers. The federal lawsuit contends Nike is doing "irreparable harm and damage" to Halen's signature guitar. The guitarist sort of already did ... More >>
"The thing about a film is that it's like a really, really bad, extreme cocaine habit that's out of control--the cost is like, a small house, every few weeks."
Robb Reiner and Steve "Lips" Kudlow
The rockumentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil has been called a "30-year overnight success story"--and th ... More >>