I saw the queen of bitterness--best known for Hairspray, Xanadu, and The Addams Family--in concert last night at 54 Below and thrilled to her succession of lashings, hilariously pulled off.
*She was horrified to read in the New York Times that Patti LuPone opened the club on June 5. ... More >>
(The New) Secret Project Robot
Thursday, October 20
Better than: Buzz.
Coming through the nearly unmarked door on Melrose Street in Bushwick, one could be forgiven for thinking that the dozen bedraggled people sitting around in the dark on thrift store couches, surrounded by e ... More >>
Let's stick to the really old ones--and let's not include any instrumentals, OK?
By far the most delightfully informative and/or amusing ones are:
7) The theme from Alice
Broadway baby Linda Lavin belting "There's a New Girl In Town" was brash and fun and set the tone for the fish-out-of- ... More >>
My newest book, Fork on the Left, Knife in The Back, has an official pub date of September 1, but one of my millions of fans (shut up) has alerted me to the fact that it's available on Amazon and in fact she was just told her copy shipped right away.
It's a preemie baby, and such a cutie!
Tonight's Broadway Bares -- the stripping and dancing revue at Roseland benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS -- had a "Masterpiece" theme, with Baby It's You!'s Beth Leavel taunting the crowd by leering, "Are you ready to get a piece?"
And there were plenty for the taking.
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MGMT. You're wearing two different socks, dude. Photo by Josh CheuseIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla on the gleeful self-sabotage of MGMT, Francis Davis looks back on the work of jazz's Paul Motian, and Theon Weber reviews David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love tribute to Imel ... More >>
During Game 1 of the World Series last night, Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins was graced with one of the more remarkable fun-fact infographics in TV-baseball history: "Appeared in several MC Hammer videos in the late '80s." Now that is a fun fact. Let's see if we can find him.
Yoostar is a magical-computer form of cinema karaoke whereby you're filmed saying lines from a classic movie scene and then can promptly see the scene with you in it! It's the quickest rush since crack cocaine!
Yes, he most surely was, as reported in this week's column [CLICK HERE], which is more packed with good stuff than a circuit queen's butt at the Black Party.
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