The Kremlin

  • Art

    January 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Bloodhound Gang vs. Russia: No Contest, Comrade Putin

    It's not quite the Cold War, but the current relationship between the U.S. and Russia is especially frosty these days. From Syria to Snowden, we can't seem to see eye to eye across the globe, or even the Bering Strait, as Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency seems like regression to authoritari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Russian Vodka Dump Draws Dozens to the Upper East Side

    Yesterday dozens of people gathered in front of the Russian Consulate in the Upper East Side to protest the country's homosexual propaganda law, and get rid of any spare Russian vodka that might be clogging their bars. The rally, though contained by the NYPD, was a loud reminder that the country's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Two Members of Pussy Riot Popped Up at Bluestockings This Week

    When two members of Pussy Riot took off their balaclavas at the Lower East Side's Bluestockings Monday evening, it probably made that night one of the most internationally significant, if clandestine, moments in the feminist bookstore's 14-year history. The event, kept under a strict 48-hour embargo ... More >>

  • Film

    November 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2012

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Gets Russian TV Show

    Lights, camera, action. This Tuesday, WikiLeaks founder and hacker superstar, Julian Assange, will premiere his new show, "The World Tomorrow," on the Russian government's satellite channel, Russia Today. It will be broadcasted online and on air in English, Spanish and Arabic - three ... More >>

  • Film

    February 15, 2012
  • Film

    December 14, 2011

    Man on a Mission

    Ghost Protocol lets Tom Cruise, the Bankable Movie Star, live another day

  • Articles

    December 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 10, 2011

    Nobel Peace Prize Awarded; Protests in Russia; Hollywood Gunman

    ​Three women received the Nobel Peace Prize today at a ceremony in Oslo. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, social worker Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni journalist and activist Tawakkul Karman were all "chosen for their non-violent struggle against injustice, sexual violence and repression." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Tom Cruise Denies Paying for Indian Extras to Cheer Him, And More Thursday Scientology Stats!

    Each Thursday at 2 pm, Scientology staffers rush to turn in their weekly statistics. We like to do our part by rounding up the week's stories around the world and tallying up how the church fared. This week, we have items from India to Australia, but first, friendly correspondent Angry Gay Pope s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Putin and Medvedev Play Badminton for Control of Russia

    Last month, Dmitri Medvedev announced he will not seek reelection and plans to allow Vladimir Putin to run for the Russian presidency in 2012. Any suspicions of bad blood between the two can be put to rest after watching the above video of Putin and Medvedev engaged in what looks like the most tepi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    More Movie Stars In Drag: Some Hot, Some Terrifying

    Boris Karloff, "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E."​ Thanks to Larry Myers for sending me the J.C. Suares-edited book, Hollywood Drag, which teems with these astonishing visuals.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Best Films of 1970!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 21, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 3 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris The time has not only come, it is probably long past, to survey the moviegoing year of 1970 (itself either the last year of the '60s or the first year of the '70s), to p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Russian Spy Scandal Continues: Top Spy Betrayed Ring!

    ​Gifts that keep giving: The Russian spy story never ends! A man identified as "Colonel Shcherbakov" (tres Mission Impossible!) has been uncovered by Russian newspaper Kommersant as the person responsible for betraying the spy ring -- which, as you well know, most thrillingly included sexiest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Russia Honors Inept Spies With "Important Achievement" Award

    ​Life is good for our dearly deported Russian spies, especially for sexy spy Anna Chapman, who not only is likely to make bank on a book deal but is also attending surprise space launches in Kazakhstan and becoming the "new celebrity face of a Russian bank" -- just like a Russian spy-ish vers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Chief Exec Sander Leaving MTA

    Less than 24 hours after Albany passed its MTA bailout package, MTA chief executive Elliot "Lee" Sander has resigned. In an interview with WPIX, he did not dispute the assertion that Governor Paterson requested his resignation. The Governor told WNYC earlier that the MTA is in need of a shakeup. ("D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Post Bemoans New Taxes on "Joes," "Well-Offs," and "Single Guy"

    From the department of ICWUDT: the Post howls in outrage at the new state taxes to be suffered by three specific classes of New Yorkers: the "Average Joes," the "Well-Off Family," and the "Single Guy." They make their best case for the Joes, first by putting a picture of black people in their graph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    The Worst Laid Plans: The Freedom Tower Document Dump and Today's Other Tabloid Exclusives

    It seemed to be a sure bet that today's front pages would be All Pope All The Time, but the Post throws us a curveball with its front-page exclusive on the discovery by a homeless man of two sets of blueprints for the Freedom Tower dumped in a Soho trash can. It's not surprising that someone saw som ... More >>

  • News

    March 16, 1999

    The Lords of the Rings

    In Salt Lake Olympic Scandal, The Accused Are Less the Problem Than Some of Their Judges