Veruca Salt

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    I Hung With Loni Anderson!

    ​And the Brady Bunch! And the Munsters! And Ernest Borgnine! And oodles and oodles more! Click here for my hilarious yet socially insightful column in which I detail my trip to the "Chiller Theatre" autograph convention in Parsippany, where Oscar winners, kitsch sitcom stars, and horror f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Photos of "Chiller Theatre" Sexpots, Munsters, Bradys, Rockers, and An Oscar Winner

    ​ My column this week describes the riotous romp I had at "Chiller Theatre"--a New Jersey autograph convention--with pals Mickey Boardman and Angelo Pitillo. Well, here's the proof. Angelo Pitillo zoomed his loving lens in for some glorious interspecies moments between myself and the celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    'Top Chef: Las Vegas': "It's Like a Vegan Bar's Midnight Special"

    Bravo​At the Eater Top Chef panel last month, the show's culinary consultant, Lee Anne Wong, promised the audience that this season would "blow smoke out of your ears." While our ears remain uncharred, last night's episode certainly provided kindling for what could (hopefully) turn out to be a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2008

    David Paterson Vs. Michael Bloomberg: This Is Gonna Get Ugly

    The Post has an exclusive by Albany reporter Frederic U. Dicker today about how Gov. Paterson has blasted Mayor Bloomberg in private, taking the mayor to task for his tantrums and noting that Bloomberg's behavior is similar to the anger demonstrated by former Governor Eliot Spitzer. The front page b ... More >>

  • Film

    July 5, 2005

    Stranger With Candy

    A decent Factory: Tim Burton's enjoyable Roald Dahl redux delves into Wonka weirdness