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Broadway maven Seth Rudetsky and his husband James Wesley are mounting four original plays called Midtown March Medley, and the people they've gotten involved in it are a way more intoxicating bunch than you usually find off-Broadway--or anywhere. Tony Sheldon (of Priscilla fame). John Tartaglia ( ... More >>
Davy Jones, the British singer who was a member of the sitcom-spawned band The Monkees, died of a heart attack this morning, according to TMZ. Jones was already a Tony-nominated actor when he auditioned for the group, having been honored for playing the Artful Dodger in a run of Oliver! that moved f ... More >>
Because we've already scarred you with five barely watchable Christmas movies available on Netflix Instant, here are five great TV Christmas episodes you can watch on YouTube. They all come with a valuable lesson at the end , so be sure to watch each one in its entirety if you are a sanctimonious pr ... More >>
Who will you miss the most? *Elizabeth Taylor. A legend, a goddess, an activist. *Steve Jobs. Ditto, except for the goddess bit.
Aussies, Romanians, and singing yeasts
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 >>
Gays get the freedom to marry—and for some, the freedom not to
And she deserves it. The hilarious, deadpan Judy Gold returns to the stage in The Judy Show--My Life As A Sitcom beginning June 30th at the DR2 Theater. I just called the lesbo-visible comic and got the gay lowdown on it. Me: Hi, Judy. Tell me about your wacky new show. Judy: It starts w ... More >>
In this week's issue of the Voice, Graham Rayman writes movingly of his memories of September 11, 2001...and how Osama bin Laden's recent death doesn't solve everything, but certainly helps: "I have to admit feeling satisfied, and astonished that all these memories came back so clearly as if ... More >>
And the Brady Bunch! And the Munsters! And Ernest Borgnine! And oodles and oodles more! Click here for my hilarious yet socially insightful column in which I detail my trip to the "Chiller Theatre" autograph convention in Parsippany, where Oscar winners, kitsch sitcom stars, and horror f ... More >>
My column this week describes the riotous romp I had at "Chiller Theatre"--a New Jersey autograph convention--with pals Mickey Boardman and Angelo Pitillo. Well, here's the proof. Angelo Pitillo zoomed his loving lens in for some glorious interspecies moments between myself and the celebr ... More >>
The real star of this week's Village Voice. Don't miss 1:00 to 1:20--capturing it on camera changed my life. Also, his dancers are amazing. Andrew Hieb is a 12-year-old Juggalo from Rock Springs, Wyoming, a town with a population of "approximately 20,000," according to the city clerk's office. His ... More >>
Zimmerman's Christmas: mildly enjoyable, tremendously strange
After we noted yesterday some gay-friendly endorsements in the Manhattan D.A.'s race, the office of candidate Leslie Crocker-Snyderr (pictured) notified us that she'd just received the backing of bigtime gay activist and writer David Mixner, who says she "has by far the longest and best recor ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema drops in one what might be the city's "most perfect gastropub yet": The Smith; while Sarah DiGregorio revels in the sausages at DBGB. Former Top Chef darling Govind Armstrong gets no stars out of Bruni for the food at the New York outpost of his L.A. restaur ... More >>
I am always riveted when a squeaky clean sitcom star turns out to have spiraled into decay and despair. Who can ever forget that Eight is Enough starlet who found herself escaping the set of snuff films in Korea only to end up selling her body for vials of crack? (I can. What was her name again?) A ... More >>
Who'll be hotter for the next four years: Cindy or Michelle?
Doing Atonement over platefuls of shrimp with James McAvoy. Jodie Foster goes out on the town, finally.
Professor, blogger, DJ, curator, and music zealot Oliver Wang reveals even more Soul Sides
Vagina dialogues, wildly theatrical theatrics, and some of zee most outrageous zings you've heard
Some get a decade; we get a moment
Let them eat stars: Pop-culture vultures circle the flesh of the semi-rich and famous on VH1
Now its time to say goodbyeheres how to kill your prime-time idols in six easy steps
Give Me 3 cc's of Relocation Arc and a Plot Twist, Stat!
Some get a decade; we get a moment
The Spring '99 Collections
Fox Gets a Mascot, Showtime Gets SmartIs This August or What?