Project Runway:The Show That Changed Fashion
The National Arts Club
Friday, 6 p.m., free
"Unwearable" was defined and redefined. Sewing got hip. We became frighteningly desensitized to the image of another human being crying. This is what 10 seasons of Project Runway will do. But at its best the se ... More >>
The Music of the Rolling Stones: Hot Rocks 1964-1971
Tuesday, March 13
Better than: Paying $300 to see The Stones.
Okay, so maybe most of the audience was old enough to remember the first time they saw Mick Jagger shake his hips and lips on The Ed Sullivan Show. And a sea of salt-an ... More >>
viaThis Reuters headline really says it all: "Pampered pooches may pop Valium to cope with N.Y. rock festival." Did you get that? We'll expound. East Hampton is playing host to the "Music to Know Festival" August 13 and 14. The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is located on the same patch o ... More >>
Lunesta, Ambien Halcion, Sonata...
No, they're not the seven dwarves.
They're popular sleeping pills that enable you to get your beauty rest and wake up a supermodel.
I'm lucky I have no problem sleeping without help.
In fact, it's my favorite thing to do and I'm really good at it!
But ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
March 22, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 12
Wake up! The party's not over
by Blair Sobol
Perhaps Norman Mailer started it all. The latest craze is giving extravagantly dull parties. The bigger and more boring the better. Nowadays the success of ... More >>
free-extras.comIt's Turkey Time!
By now, the turkey should be brining, the cranberry sauce underway, and the medicine cupboard stocked with an ample supply of Valium should the family get-together take a turn. And how are New York City restaurant chefs prepping for the big day? We checked i ... More >>
Hear now, "boy": last Wednesday's Village Voice's cover story by staff writer Steven Thrasher, an essay entitled White America Has Lost Its Mind, sure has attracted some interesting attention! Whether or not readers agree with what we have to say, we often get letters from them regarding our s ... More >>
Long left off the list of performance-enhancing drug abusing "athletes," poker players are finally having their day in the sun. A new study from Nova Southeastern University found that 80 percent of the 198 players interviewed reported using drugs and other substances to enhance their perform ... More >>
I'm still trying to figure out why I was so calm when we were down 3-0. Half of me wants to chalk it up to the fact I opted to not watch the game in my usual bar, and thereby removed the unavoidable alarmist sentiments dominating such a locale.
The other half of me wants to say it's becau ... More >>
No one has to go through life with angst anymore, unless you're disturbed by co-pays, side effects, and an over-reliance on artifical highs.
And I am, honey!
A few years ago, I tried Zoloft and almost jumped out a window. It gave me aching fingers, headaches, dizzy spells, spasms, and no re ... More >>
Dr. Conrad MurrayJust ten days before Michael Jackson's death, Dr. Conrad Murray sent a letter to patients in his clinics in Houston and Las Vegas, telling them he was leaving his practices to serve as personal physician for Michael Jackson on his 50-date This Is It London run, calling it "a ... More >>