Sleepwalk With Me is the loosely autobiographical film adaptation of Mike Birbiglia's award-winning show about his travails as a struggling comic, boyfriend, and sleepwalker.
I just talked to Mike for some insight:
Legendary comic George Carlin, recently and beautifully memorialized by Louis C.K., started out his life in Morningside Heights. He lived on 121st Street between Amsterdam and Broadway for pretty much the entirety of his childhood, starting in the '40s, and now his fans are pushing for the ci ... More >>
Hey, Broadway lovers, brace yourselves for the serious thesping gifts of:
Robin Williams in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Ben Stiller in The House of Blue Leaves
Chris Rock in The Motherf**ker With The Hat
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
June 10, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 23
The hunting of Lenny Bruce
By Nat Hentoff
During the first half of the play, "Lenny," I was thinking primarily of how well Lenny's material stands up. Even when someone else is doing it -- five years aft ... More >>
Aziz Ansari is on his morning commute through the Hollywood Hills to his real serious day job -- NBC's Parks and Recreation, with Amy Poehler -- and is willing to be a trooper and get through this interview despite L.A. traffic and bad cell phone reception. You see, the in-demand comedian h ... More >>
We recently published our Best of NYC issue, the Voice's annual opportunity to give out awards like Best World Music Venue and Best Alt-Museum. In turn, we asked a few of our favorite New Yorkers to name their favorite local things.
They are: Chris Principe, Stefan Lawrence, Geoff Haggerty, Jeff S ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesNovember 26, 1964, Vol. X, No. 6The Bruce Conviction: A View from the CouchBy John TarburtonAn interesting article in the New York Times of November 5 recounts the conviction of Lenny Bruce on the previous day for giving "obscene performances" ... More >>
The rightblogger War on Letterman, lovingly detailed here earlier, has opened a second front -- against Conan O'Brien. And they're bringing in the big guns -- that is, the New York Post's first-string scold, Andrea Peyser.
"JOHNNY CARSON is rolling over in his grave," she begins. "Even the late L ... More >>