TV Stars

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    10 Memorable Posthumous Film Performances of the Past Decade

    By the time Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker in Christopher Nolan's 2008 The Dark Knight was finally seen by critics and audiences, talk of a posthumous Oscar reached a fever pitch. Naturally, the inclination to compare Ledger's work to past posthumous landmarks proved tempting, and many list ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 24, 2013


    This isn’t an SNL skit

  • Film

    April 10, 2013
  • Voice Choices

    March 6, 2013


    Seth Meyers discusses his life's top stories

  • Voice Choices

    February 13, 2013


    Yuk it up with Fred Armisen

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    The Biggest Celebrity Blunders Of Modern Times

    There are a lot to choose from because, just like they soar in special and exciting ways, celebs also mess up with a gigantic splash heard 'round the world. Here are the choices for the worst star boo-boos of our times, as selected by the posters over at Cher's hair care infomerci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Searching for Guy Fieri At Guy's American Kitchen and Bar

    I've been making fun of Guy Fieri for a pretty long time. I mean, look at him: If we ever get dragged into World War III, the Axis powers will put his chubby, bleached-blond head on propaganda posters to illustrate what us awful Americans are like. But I'm not alone, everyone makes fun of Guy Fieri. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Cher Only Follows 10 People

    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 >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 11, 2012


    The Meeting is called to order

  • Voice Choices

    November 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 14, 2011

    Charlie Sheen Catches a Flying Faygo and Says "Whoop-Whoop Winning" at the Gathering of the Juggalos

    all photos by Nate "Igor" SmithCharlie Sheen smiles from the wings. More photos from this year's Gathering of the Juggalos here. Charlie Sheen Hogrock Campground, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois The Gathering of the Juggalos Saturday, August 13, 2011 Better than: Two and a Half Men It's probably our faul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Can Dr. Drew Cure Cable News' Addiction?

    Dr. Drew​Now that the Casey Anthony case is over -- not guilty on all murder counts, guilty only of four misdemeanors -- will cable news be able to give it up? More specifically, will Dr. Drew? This case has become cable news' hillbilly heroin and it'll be hard for them to kick. The six-week ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2011


    Raise a glass of Klingon blood to William Shatner

  • Voice Choices

    May 11, 2011


    Fallon loves being gracious

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Roger Ebert Vs. Charlie Sheen!

    ​This is a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent. A ferocious showdown between a highly respected critic and a spiraling TV star. See, I just got this tweet from esteemed film critic Roger Ebert: "Charlie Sheen made fun of my cancer because I dissed him in Wall Street? "Dude, you ain't s ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 20, 2011


    No longer just on YouTube

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    Do You Follow Any Celebs on Twitter?

    ​Lord knows I do.Part of the fun of the whole thing is that you can chase, I mean follow, anyone you want! (It's not like Facebook, where both parties have to approve of the relationship. Twitter is so much easier for those with stars in their eyes! You just click and follow!) On Twitter, I' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    5 More Reasons to Unfollow Charlie Sheen on Twitter This Friday: His Defenders Speak

    ​Why should you unfollow Charlie Sheen on Twitter tomorrow? Sometimes it's best to let the other side speak. Here are 5 commenters who feel strongly that Worldwide Unfollow Charlie Sheen on Twitter Day is an awful, horrible, nasty, vicious idea, detrimental to Charlie, to men, to the freedoms ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Bruce's "Baker to the Stars" Bakery Migrating From Long Island to Manhattan

    ​The ex-Wai Café spot on Sixth Avenue and 17th Street will soon be inhabited by Bruce's, a Long Island bakery that bills itself as "Baker to the Stars." Jeremiah Moss noticed the storefront signage, which advises passersby that the "GRAND OPENING" will come "soon."

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Is Christina Hendricks the Hottest of Mad Men's Women?

    ​Here she is in her London Fog fall campaign, looking very alluringly Italian movie star-ish for an American TV star. And let's not forget that Esquire has named Hendricks "the best-looking woman in America" -- and some straight men were included in the voting! And she's even gotten herself ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2010

    The Chelsea Clinton Wedding Lacked Oprah, Other Promised Famous People

    ​Even adults think their parents are a little lame. Sure, most grown people come to terms with their adolescent authority angst, but even little Malia and Sasha will probably never think Daddy is as ice cold as the rest of the world does. So what must Chelsea Clinton think about Bill and Hilla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    SNL's Men Get Films Careers, But the Women Don't

    ​Why is it only the male stars of Saturday Night Live who end up with the big movie careers? Flip back through the years, and think about it: John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Will Ferrell, and tons more e ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 20, 2010


    Ugly Betty star opens Latino Film Fest

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Jersey Shore Cast On Strike: Season 3 Status in Question

    ​The cast of Jersey Shore may be getting a little big for their True Religions. TMZ is reporting that everyone except Snooki and The Situation are on strike just as shooting is supposed to start for Season 3. Ronnie, Vinny, Pauly D, Sammi, and JWoww are all holding out for more money, it seems ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Emmy Nominations Announced; HBO Maintains Primetime Stranglehold

    We will never own one of these. ​Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    American Idol Season 9, Finale Results

    Vince Bucci/FOX Alice Cooper and the Idols​ 8:01pm. It's a sad night, and not because we're saying goodbye to another season of Idol, not because we're saying goodbye to Simon Cowell, but because they managed to drag this out to a two-hour production of group sings and product placements. 8: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    American Idol Season 9, Live-Blogging Idol Gives Back & Top 7 Results

    Michael Becker / FOX Baby-Hugger Simon Cowell​ Two hours? Really? Because tonight's annual philanthropic extravaganza adds an extra hour onto the already too long results show (far too much to ask of any live-blogger, in my opinion), I'll be checking in intermittently throughout the night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2010

    Gossip Folks: Horse-Killing Socialite Doesn't Get Facebook; Christina Hendricks, Best Looking Woman in America

    ‚ÄčOn this wonderful morning, take a minute to imagine what it would be like to be so foreign and so out of touch that you scrambled to hire a big-time publicist to fight rumors started about you on Facebook. Then, close your eyes for a second and think about what it would be like to look like Chris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Barack Obama is Golden, Rush Limbaugh is Screwed -- Predictions for the Year of the Tiger!

    By Fatimah Surjani Ortega Yes, Tiger, this could be your year​Sunday ushers in the Year of Metal Tiger, which sounds like a golf club. That's actually appropriate, because things look auspicious for Tiger Woods -- as long as he can keep his dick in his pants. Just in time for Chinese New Yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Duly Quoted: 50 Cent Is the "Nicest Dude in Hip Hop," According to Questlove

    And thus, ten thousand Okayplayer readers are forced to reevaluate the basic premise of their lives. The occasion? Curtis Jackson bringing his abysmal new single "Baby By Me" to Jimmy Fallon's TV show, where he was stoically backed by the Roots. And indeed, onstage with rap's best live band, one m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Thank You, Out Celebs!

    ​I've spent so much energy all these years railing at celebrities who cower in the closet that it's important I take a step back once in a while and throw some bouquets at the ones who actually opened the door and did us proud. So thank you, out celebs!

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Jeez, Chris Brown, Do Better

    We do not get paid enough to give the play by play of Larry King's interview with Chris Brown (his first since assaulting Rihanna earlier this year), which is alternately halting and stuttering and defensive and almost entirely objectionable. (King: "Why do you think you were violent?" Brown: "I d ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 25, 2009


    An ice queen and an English dandy at BAM

  • Voice Choices

    August 11, 2009


    Improv's finest bring you a nonstop marathon of laughs

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Emmy Nominees Include The Family Guy, Ernest Borgnine; Jon & Kate Snubbed

    Emmy-nominated The Family Guy featuring Emmy-nominated Seth MacFarlane. For us the joy of the Emmy Nominations, announced this morning, is in the less-well-known categories. We see that there are only two shows, for instance, up for Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program: Grandpa, Do You Know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2009

    It's Oscar Night: The Liveblog!

    Welcome to the Village Voice's not-really-annual Oscar liveblog! Feel the electricity. Not sure if you've heard, but: This year's Academy Awards will be UNLIKE ANY YOU'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE! First of all: They've hired an architect to design the set. Money well spent. Next: Taking a page from The Mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Beware the "Downtown Crowd": Watching MTV's The City

    With the tragic demise of MTV's highest rated "reality" series The Hills, its lead star Lauren Conrad and marketers are proudly passing the baton to a lesser-known Hills character: Whitney Port, who is now three episodes into The City, her very own New York-based Hills spin-off. Far from the vanguar ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 31, 2008


    No one’s safe when Todd Barry’s on stage

  • Voice Choices

    July 2, 2008


    The pros and cons of sharing a name with a TV heartthrob

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    Mariah Carey and Barbara Walters' Bizarre Love Revelations

    The world of celebrity relationships dropped a few bombshells yesterday, as Barbara Walters admitted to an affair with a U.S. Senator back in the 1970s and Mariah Carey reportedly married actor/rapper Nick Cannon in the Bahamas yesterday. The Walters revelation that she and former Massachusetts Sen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Closeted TV Star Raymond Burr Lived a Life of Lies!

    My emails are generally clogged with shit about erections and elections and constant updates on what amazing thing Ashlee Simpson just said on Ryan Seacrest's radio show. So I was thrilled to finally get something urgent and important--to me, anyway! It said there's a book coming out in May by New Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2007

    Project Runway: We Hate These People, and They Hate Each Other!

    Come and knock on our door... So, last night on Project Runway, we learned that Wilmer Valderrama (a/k/a "Ricky") speaks fluent Modern Dance, which is closely related to the language spoken by crazy fucking art yogis, and therefore was able to communicate with Elisa by saying things like "sculpt th ... More >>

  • Music

    October 10, 2006

    Monotony in the U.K.

    Lily Allen rouses her fans, but not herself

  • Screens

    March 7, 2006

    Mistress of Her Domain

    New Christine resembles old Elaine—not that there's anything wrong with that

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005
  • Columns

    January 18, 2005
  • Art

    October 5, 2004

    This Is Your Fall Season on Crack

    ABC goes bonkers with hysterical retro housewives, crash dummies, and loopy lawyers

  • Music

    November 21, 2000
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