Last night, Collections, Bushwick's newest vintage outpost, hosted a formal opening party replete with a well-stocked mini bar and (maybe consequently) a decent portion of every street-style trendsetter and Jemima Kirke dress-alike ever to grace the Morgan L stop.
Yes, Amazon and ebay are terrific resources, but ioffer.com is an extra fabulous "place to buy, sell, and trade." The inexpensive womens handbags, clutches, and wallets on the homepage alone are enough to make your head spin. But it turns out they have mens clothes too! And clicking on Movies & T ... More >>
That's the thesis of The Wrap's Tim Molloy, who questioned some of the choices made in the envelopes--and in the telecast itself--last night. For example, Molloy thinks it was weird to pick Two And a Half Men's Jon Cryer as Best Actor in a Comedy over candidates like Don Cheadle, Alec Baldwin, and ... More >>
The black/gay "Kumbaya" moment continues. First we had President Barack Obama support same-sex marriage, followed by the NAACP and a bevy of black leaders getting on the gay rights bandwagon. Then we had Gay Inc support the end of racial profiling. And now we have gay icon Betty White meeting wi ... More >>
The oil-drilling prime-time soap Dallas has been resurrected by TNT, which is using some of the original cast members--like Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, and Linda Gray--to reprise their iconic roles. And I think it's great! After all, no one complained when Yul Brynner did The King and I one more ... More >>
Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright tells this story to friends: Ages ago, he was going through a rough, lonely, isolated, messy period, and Golden Girls airings always provided comfort for him. (Been there!)
43 reasons to hide the remote
Break out the leisure suits and lamé
You're invited to a faux drag queen wedding
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 >>
Sitcoms' oldies talk about their new golden years on TV Land
Photo: Andrew WernerIn my blithely readable new column, I talk to some of the biggest stars invading your living room on a nightly basis. *The Hot In Cleveland stars, who are the new Golden Girls--though in the case of one of them, she's the old Golden Girl. *The people behind Fran Drescher ... More >>
We know full well how Bea Arthur felt about her Golden Girls costar Betty White, partly thanks to all those years when Rue McClanahan ran around saying that Bea called Betty a c-word. In Rue's book, there was also the darling little anecdote about how Bea was pissed when Betty was the first ... More >>
Rimbaud, meet Betty White. Plus David Foster Wallace, Tayari Jones, and other spring books picks.
Hold on to that girdleits gonna be a long night
Geri Visco When I went to Columbia University, there were no drag queens in sight except for an occasional professor who'd accidentally put on his wife's halter top. But the other night at the very same school -- 800 years later, mind you -- the place was positively crawling with them. It ... More >>
Paul Quitoriano Whenever we tell people what we do for a living we always get the same thing: "You must know what's going on in the city all the time," and "You must get invited to the best events." Well, yes and yes. But recommending events every freaking day of the year to you eccentric New ... More >>
We loved you, Leslie Nielsen, not just for your well-known roles as Lt. Frank Drebin of Police Squad! and the Naked Gun movies, and the high-flying Dr. Rumack in Airplane!, but for passing gas on live TV without shame and taking Dorothy Zbornak as a bride. Here are our top ten favorite momen ... More >>
"If upon initial approach, people mistake you for Lady Gaga. "If you think the Super Bowl is a new culinary product line at Williams-Sonoma. "If the positions 'pitcher' and 'catcher' conjure up something other than your favorite baseball team.
Donny TsangDoug Quint plies his wares.Yesterday, we spoke with Doug Quint, the endlessly amiable co-proprietor of the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. Today, our conversation continues, as Quint enlightens us about staying cool, Neil Gaiman's ice cream cone, and his newest Golden Girls-inspired creat ... More >>
I just realized it! TV Land's new hit sit-com is basically a revamp of Golden Girls, but with slightly different age brackets. Watch an episode and you'll soon enough realize that tart-tongued Wendy Malick is basically the modern day Bea Arthur.
Mimi Imfurst stars in this Golden Girls spoof
She's gone. Rue McClanahan, who so memorably vamped it up as the narcissistic but lovable Southern belle Blanche on Golden Girls, is now in the sit-com land in the sky.
Will Betty White show up tonight?
The Golden Girl drops it like it's hot
Bea Arthur, who passed this weekend, was best known for her TV work as Maude and as Dorothy on The Golden Girls, for which she won Emmys, but she was also a stage veteran who played Lucy Brown in the famous Theatre De Lys production of The Threepenny Opera -- her booming, wised-up voice can be heard ... More >>
Night of a thousand grannies
In the future, there will be Cher, cockroaches, and The Golden Girls. The beloved '80s sitcom about four cantankerous and slutty but lovable old broads has played so long on Lifetime that I've gotten my AARP card along with the characters. And now I've been informed that they're moving to the Hallma ... More >>
As you know, Candace Bushnell has revealed that she's writing prequel books to Sex and the City, delving into the characters' earlier years before they were strumpets and commentators. Well, since the movie was basically a sequel (and there'll be more of them; these gals will eventually become the G ... More >>
If you can't fix it, you gotta stand it? The 'Adam Sandler gay-marriage movie' crassly disagrees.
Reality TV spawns spin-offs: Wannabes compete for spots and hope to become Mega Stars