The Wizard of Oz

  • Voice Choices

    June 25, 2014


    Get ready for the pride of your life

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Myq Kaplan Gets Small, Dork, and Handsome on New Netflix Special

    Comedian Myq Kaplan is known for wordy stand-up that's as charming as it is complex. He's performing a release show for his new Netflix special and album Small, Dork and Handsome at Union Hall this Thursday, May 29th. Whether you've seen his smooth staccato delivery kill on Conan or heard him charm ... More >>

  • Film

    May 7, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Which De La Soul Album Is the Best?

    Last Friday, Long Island rap greats De La Soul shocked and delighted the world in the best of ways by putting their entire Tommy Boy-released discography up for free download for 24 hours. Folks who've never experienced the group's output, or perhaps hadn't heard it in a while, flocked to their webs ... More >>

  • Theater

    October 9, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Metallica - Apollo Theater - 9/21/13

    Better Than: Megadeth. It was anything but amateur night at the Apollo Theater Saturday night as Metallica, unarguably the world's preeminent metal band, raged through a two hour-plus private concert on the hallowed Harlem stage. About 1,500 SiriusXM listeners were the fortunate audience members, ... More >>

  • Film

    September 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    Walter White's Mixtape: The Best Songs About Meth

    Where there be drugs, there be songs. The Velvets will rhapsodize their smack, Redman will tell you How to Roll A Blunt... musicians just can't help writing odes to the junk that messes 'em up. But where is the Meth songbook? The charts aren't exactly packed with serenades to the meth experience. Ma ... More >>

  • Theater

    June 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Spacing Out With Karlheinz Stockhausen, Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Mulhy

    Space was the place for a pair of stellar yet utterly different multimedia works that enjoyed their New York premieres this week. Way Uptown, installation artist Rirkrit Tiravanija transformed the Park Avenue Armory into a sternly minimalist lunar viewing station for Karlheinz Stockhausen's eight-ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Dorothy's Favorite Witch Gets a Book Deal

    No one could say "Toto too?" and mean it more than Billie Burke, who illustriously played Glinda the Good Witch in the ultimate gay movie The Wizard of Oz, making it impossible for generations of divas to come to top her entrance in a glittery bubble. Well, she's hot again! Grant Hayter-Menzies has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    Harlan Ellison's Day in Jail

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 29, 1960, Vol. V, No. 49 My Day in Stir By Harlan Ellison If Hemingway hadn't said: "A man should never write about what he doesn't know," I might not have spent 24 hours recently as a guest of the New York City Police Department. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    Final 'Blogger of the Week' Winner!

    Yes, it's time to wrap up my wildly successful contest where I asked you to become me and send in a rant that I could post while I trim my hangnails. And you did so! I'm so proud of you kids. Not only do you supply wickedly witty comments on a nonstop basis, but you can do actual think pieces too. Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2008

    Judy Garland is Still Alive! So is Liza!

    It turns out the immortal Judy Garland never really croaked (but please don't tell that to the gays who rioted all those years ago at Stonewall, making history partly because they were pissed that Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz was gone. They'll feel used.) On June 28, Judy Garland in Concert will pr ... More >>