Most interviews are pretty by the numbers. Nothing special.But sometimes interviews live on in infamy because they're so damn crazy, weird, or otherwise awkward that they provide entertainment long after everyone has forgotten why the celebrity was being interviewed in the first place. Those special ... More >>
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Okay, the platform doors, laser alert system and the advice for conductors to slow down were one thing. But this goes a little above and beyond that. Yesterday, news came that the NYPD, in accordance with the Health Department, has tracked down twenty-five mentally ill patients that have been deeme ... More >>
Melissa McCarthy is a gifted, award winning comic actress who shines in good material. But I couldn't get through all of Identity Thief, which squanders Melissa's talents by making her sink really low, and not in a fun way. After the lady crapped in the sink in Bridesmaids, I guess Hollywood thoug ... More >>
From a deranged Dirty Harry to the rise of Honey Boo Boo, it was a long, strange, sad, and silly trip
You'd think entering into a marital arrangement with a Hollywood biggie like Tom Cruise would enhance your career a whole lot. But Katie Holmes didn't have a smooth flight on the spaceship, partly because she took time off and also dropped out of The Dark Knight due to scheduling conflicts, to name ... More >>
A crazed gunman opened fire during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises in a Denver suburb and killed 14 people, injuring 50 others.
Grant Morrison in the video for My Chemical Romance's "Sing" Grant Morrison is a U.K. comic book writer known for known for highly singular--or insane, if you prefer, in a good way--takes on established mainstream properties like X-Men and Doom Patrol as well as his own, peyotesque original series ... More >>
The 2010 National Book Awards at the Cipriani Wall Street ballroom. All the people who were at these tables are still hungover.An unlikely ballroom of people in the troubled business of literature -- publishers, editors, writers, reporters, and respective sycophants -- gather yearly to ostens ... More >>
Every summer, Coney Island gets taken over for a Saturday by a mass of incredible music, and the mass of fans who hop on the F or the Q to get to one of the furthest edges of Brooklyn to hear them. The best part? It's free, and it's ours: The Siren Fest is here again. This year's headliner? Mod-r ... More >>
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