Holiday season is in full swing, which means you must rejoice and be merry each and every day (you have no choice in the matter!). We've got your week perfectly balanced with a variety of events, including a performance by the fabulous Johnny Weir at Bryant Park, comedy on the Lower East Side, and c ... More >>
Oh, dear lord. Last year, Tan Mom--a/k/a Patricia Krentcil, the Jersey lady who denied bringing her kid into a tanning booth, even though they both looked like Ted Danson at a Friars Roast--was the guest of honor for the drag revue Hot Mess at xl, and it was quite memorable. The woman was fried, t ... More >>
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 datalounge.com: Cher's hair care infomerci ... More >>
Ted Danson has stepped into the Laurence Fishburne supervisor role on CSI, but it doesn't look like he was necessarily the first choice for the part. According to EW, the following three names were approached before Ted:
The Beastie Boys' Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2--the now-old-enough-to-be-men's first non-instrumental record in seven years--comes out on May 3, and "Make Some Noise," a low-end-heavy track that has both a bemused-sounding callback to "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)" and a referen ... More >>
Dying by degrees at the New York Film Festival
CLICK HERE for my new column about Kristin Scott Thomas and her new French oeuvre that she aptly says is "a movie about hormones." A film with artistic aspirations and hot, raw sex encounters? I'm there with extra butter.
Well, it's media reporting day-a-palooza here, which means that seven more people are reading this blog than they are on the average day. So while we're at it, here's how to explain the relevancy and case for a great media reporter like John Koblin, which involves two angry, high-level New Yo ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
A vodka that bears Vladimir Putin's name is far more popular in Russia than a new vodka named after current President Dmitry Medvedev that is struggling to find its place in the market. [WSJ]A growing number of California winemakers are producing lighter, dryer pinot noirs, in stark contrast to the ... More >>
Seinfeld without Seinfeld? The humor may be surlier but it's just as annoyingly addictive
What the Clintons Got
Spike Lee Mounts His Revenge on Black Hollywood
My spies say that Playgirl is planning to run nude beach shots of Ricky Martin, presumably revealing la pinga loca.
Season's Greetings From Ted, Drew, and That Kid With His Tongue Stuck to the Pole