Star Search (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    What We Can Learn From Beyonce's Feminism

    There are moments when Beyonce not only references her past but displays clips from it like awards on her mantel. In "***Flawless," she frames an anthem of exuberant self-love and feminist rage with clips of her appearance on Star Search as a pre-teen with her group Girl's Tyme. The first one is the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Ed McMahon, 1923-2009

    Ed McMahon, who died early this morning at 86, made a pile with Star Search, but as that show led to the nightmare that is American Idol and dozens of similar monstrosities, let us remember him for his yeoman service, or should we say Hey-o!man service, as Johnny Carson's second in command over 30 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Broadway Beauties Battle For Cutie Crown

    Unlike Miss USA, the Broadway Beauty Pageant--a benefit for the Ali Forney Center, hosted by Tovah Feldshuh--didn't attract anyone who felt gay marriage was a bad idea. Even the token straight contestant--a hottie from Billy Elliot--said he's always supported the gays and added that the longest gay ... More >>

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Generation Ex

    Some get a decade; we get a moment

  • Music

    February 4, 2003

    Rhythm & Blighty

    Melisma Manchester? Not Bloody Likely.

  • NYC Life

    November 19, 2002
  • Music

    August 28, 2001

    The Highest, Most Exalted One

    Aaliyah, 1979–2001

  • Columns

    August 21, 2001
  • News

    July 6, 1999

    Generation Ex

    Some get a decade; we get a moment