The Price Is Right

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2014

    Listen to Rush Limbaugh Flame Out as He Realizes He Has No Clue What He's Talking About

    Let's say you have some friends and/or relatives who haven't figured out yet that it's not all that smart to get their news from people whose entire economic model is based upon keeping those friends and/or relatives pissed off. And let's say those friends and/or relatives occasionally puke back at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    The Price Is Right's Male Model Has Gay Appeal

    "Drew Carrey's Male Call" is the title of the Enquirer piece I'm quoted in about how Rob Wilson is the first male model on The Price Is Right (something that surely wouldn't have happened when Bob Barker was hosting). "I think it's great that we're catering to everybody, not just one specific group ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Why Is No One Getting On Lady Gaga's Case For Ripping Off "Mmmbop"?

    This morning I took an exercise class—"piloxing," a combination of Pilates and boxing that results in its attendees punching the air for about 45 straight minutes and that I highly recommend for anyone who reads the Internet too much—and its mix of music was decidedly '90s-centric; high- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2012

    Trebek: I'll Take 'Possible Retirement' for 200

    Very few things have remained the same since 1984. The highest grossing movie that year was Beverly Hills Cop; now, we have The Hunger Games. Michael Jackson's Thriller ruled the airwaves; 28 years later, Adele's 21 hasn't budged from Billboard's top spot. And who had heard of the Internet yet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    The Top Six Game Show Appearances By Rappers

    The news of a rapper-packed revamp of Hollywood Squares has been greeted positively, not least because everyone has been able to join in the fun of Googling the demographic term "malennials" to find out if they are going to be allowed to watch the show. It's also allowed some people speculate on whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Celebrity Tidbits From My Book Party At Copacabana

    ​My "vacation" is over, so I can finally tell you some of the fun stuff that went on that night, in case you haven't read the massive press I've been ramming down your throat. Lisa Lampanelli welcomed Countess LuAnn and said "Tonight, I'm the Cuntess!" Lampanelli said to LuAnn that she loved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2011

    New York City Public School Bureaucrats Need To Learn Their Math

    ​Those in charge of New York City schools may need to re-take some math classes.Thomas DiNapoli, the New York State comptroller, audited the Department of Education and found that the graduation rate for 2008 was between 62.9 percent and 63.6 percent. But the NYC Department of Education listed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Interview: Eugene Mirman on Asperger's Syndrome, Advice from Former Teachers, and the Mirman Weirdos

    Comedian Eugene Mirman makes even the most productive person look unproductive. In the last several months, he's released his first self-help book The Will To Whatevs, reprised his role as "Eugene" during the second season of HBO's Flight of the Conchords, organized and hosted the second annual Eu ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 16, 2007

    Life in Hellman

    This revival of Toys in the Attic stirs up New Orleans' inner hurricane

  • Music

    November 8, 2005

    Jock Jams

    U.K. rock cheerleaders mock non-dancers into fun-having

  • NYC Life

    August 9, 2005

    Swap Meet

    Clothing trades: How to make friends and shop without money

  • News

    January 18, 2005

    The Last Executioner

    Dow B. Hover was paid by the state to run its electric chair in the 1950s and '60s. The job may have cost him more than he earned.

  • Film

    December 9, 2003
  • Film

    June 3, 2003

    False Grooves

    Tribes and Tribulations

  • Music

    May 7, 2002
  • NYC Life

    June 22, 1999

    Making book

    L-Shaped Studio In 26-Story High-Rise