Not long ago, I told you how a trip to my beloved Marie's Crisis piano bar at 59-Grove Street turned into a nightmare when I faced a long line of bachelorettes and other unlikely types waiting to get in. What's more, when I finally made it inside, some new door person slash coat check guy told me to ... More >>
In 1955, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard announced "Project Celebrity," coming up with a list of Hollywood stars he wanted his followers to treat as "game" to hunt down for the church.
And while Hubbard didn't succeed in bagging Danny Kaye, Sid Caesar, or Liberace (!), his organization did event ... More >>
The Voice received an e-mail this morning from Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis after we asked him about the Church of Scientology's attack on him and Nazanin Boniadi which appeared on Us Weekly's website yesterday.
Over the weekend, Haggis spoke up to defend Boniadi -- who acted in his movie The ... More >>
"Kindness is a dick!" How great it would be if that were true, even if just for irony and anthropomorphism's sake? But no, Adam "Kindness" Bainbridge stays true to his vague moniker. A multi-disciplinary artist and longtime DJ who studied photography, Banbridge is just casual about his newfound fame ... More >>
One of the great things about twitter is that after you've googled and bing-ed yourself, it gives you one more venue to find mentions of your name.
As someone who believes there's no such thing as bad press, I was thrilled to click on "Interactions" just moments ago and find the following tweets th ... More >>
Yesterday, MTV star Paul Iacono came out on this blog, and the response has been like a gigantic LGBT parade.
Rosie O'Donnell--whose daytime talk show Paul used to appear on--tweeted him:
"SO PROUD OF U PAULY! U WERE THE MOST ADORABLE GAY KID--I FELL IN LOVE WITH U THE MOMENT WE MET--UR PARENTS R ... More >>
The story about a Texas private investigator's new book claiming that he has proof O.J. Simpson isn't guilty of the 1994 murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman is getting the kind of media buzz you would expect when someone makes a claim as absurd as "O.J. didn't ... More >>
Eddie Murphy announced that he was bowing out of hosting duties for next year's Oscars today. This came on the heels of Brett Ratner's resignation as the show's producer following an unfortunate gay slur. Oscar hosting duties are now up in the air. Who will take the reins?!
Maybe the Muppet ... More >>
You don't do stuff to Martha Stewart and then wipe your hands on the curtains.
And you don't write a book questioning her motherhood skills.
Still, I must say Martha is being very cool about her daughter's new tome that takes swipes at her without spraying her with Fantastik afterward.
On her Hal ... More >>
The Royal Wedding happened way back in a world in which Osama Bin Laden was still alive. Remember, Prince William married commoner Kate Middleton, which made them the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge? The wedding was attended by crying children, both Beckhams, and even silly hats (more on that i ... More >>
So, Barbie and Ken are back together. On Valentine's Day. Perfect. Is anyone else a little bit suspicious about this joyous reunion? Anyone else wondering why now, after 7 years, after a grueling and tear-filled breakup between the two blonde plastic lovers (who started dating way back in the ... More >>
It's exceedingly difficult for a journalist to write a novel, which I found out when I did just that at the onset of the 1990s and loudly flopped with it.
I had all the details right. I just couldn't build a strong work of fiction around it since it felt like a work of non fiction being suff ... More >>
• Jenn Sterger, who allegedly received photos of Brett Favre's penis by text, would simply like him to be punished, and won't sue if the NFL will "implement a program" to prevent such unwanted advances as those she faced by cell phone. Oh, honey. These are professional athletes we're talkin ... More >>
For my second-to-last Press Clips, Day 27, we have a very, very special treat. Every year, many of the New York-based media companies who produce a large portion of American media that is consumed across the country gather after months of conspiring...to get shitface drunk. Behold: