Better Than: Seeing either of these guys in a festival setting, which seems to be the only way you're going to these days. Last night Fader magazine and Vitamin Water's collaborative Uncapped tour series hosted their grand finale at the Lower East Side's Angel Orensanz Center. The performers were b ... More >>
Philip Glass w/Nate Wooley, Antoine Silverman, and Stephin Merritt ISSUE Project Room Wednesday, June 13 Better than: The sound of one hand clapping. Philip Glass spoke briefly. It was to be expected from a minimalist so staunch that he chooses not to identify himself with the movement he helped d ... More >>
On Friday, we talked about how BeyoncĂ©'s participation in Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" program showed how the Obamas were interested in including a wider (and younger-skewing) swath of culture in official political life. On Saturday, President Obama's speech to the White House Correspondent ... More >>
In fact, that should be prohibited by law! After the two hour mark, even the greatest triumph of cinema (save for Gone With The Wind) begins to grate on your nerves like a party date who won't shut up. I mean, did The Karate Kid really have to weigh in at 2 hours and freakin' 20 minutes?
How many Democrats does it take to make a donkey show? In this week's cover story, Village Voice columnist Wayne Barrett takes account of the opposition New York gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo will actually have to face: Shelly Silver, and the rest of our state's old-school democrats.
It's National TV Turn Off Week, which means, folks, time to shut down those boob tubes and spend some quality time watching Netflix on your laptop. Or playing with your new iPad. Or listening to the family's favorite tunes on personalized coordinated iPod Nanos. No, but seriously...
I went to the cineplex to see a remake last night and got treated to trailers for a whole other bunch of remakes. Hollywood is clearly repeating more than a cheap burrito. There was a trailer for another Karate Kid, this time with Jackie Chan serving the chop socky and chop suey.
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