When you rake in the second-highest ratings for Saturday Night Live this season and Mariah Carey's gushing about how much she loves you, you know you're doing something right--and that's exactly how things went down for Miguel (and Vince Vaughn, too, but c'mon) on the show this week. The addition of ... More >>
Recently at The Week, rightwing author Michael K. Lewis penned a provocative column called "The culture war is over, and conservatives lost." He was echoing what many rightbloggers have been saying since the recent election -- that after two consecutive victories by the Kenyan Pretender, conservativ ... More >>
The SucklordEarlier this year, New York magazine's culture blog, Vulture, asked Work of Art co-producer Sarah Jessica Parker, after this season's shooting had started, if she foresaw any breakout characters. She laughed. "Um, I suspect there might be one."
The one is Sucklord, who went from the de ... More >>
Sam Sparro w/Nomi Ruiz (DJ set)
Monday, October 3
Better than: Jack Sparrow's last few bloated outings.
If Sam Sparro's sophomore album Return To Paradise mirrored the 1998 film of the same name, then Sparro would certainly be Joaquin Phoenix's imprisoned mad geniusalbeit ... More >>
Old 97's bandleader Rhett Miller can tell you the exact number of songs he's written, but not how many times his fans have proposed at shows. He's happy to sound off on Battlestar Galactica, Rock Band, his perfect coif, and how to write a cheating song when you're happily married. Just don' ... More >>
Some 23 hours ago, the Internet witnessed the birth of another meme that has absolutely no function besides that of making slightly prurient, food-oriented workday procrastination that much easier. It is called Hot Dog Sluts, and is comprised entirely of photos of celebrities, politicians, an ... More >>
I was the first one to lambast this expression some years ago, a phrase which is used to denote something tacky, sad, awful, and tasteless.
I thought the phrase itself was appalling, and couldn't believe it was being used by people who would surely never have the nerve to publicly say things ... More >>
So we're back to this again, huh? Tampa Bay just secured a place on my fantasy team of "People to Kill." Or rather, I think this is more in line with what I have in mind.
Saturday's game between the Yanks and the Devil Rays (which is what I'm back to calling them for the next day of the sea ... More >>
The actress Molly Ringwald has written a lovely tribute to the deceased filmmaker John Hughes in the Times today, in which she remembers the movies on which they worked together--she calls Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club the director's "most deeply personal expressions"--and recalls wh ... More >>
Tim MowrerIn Hollywood, the men are allowed to pork it up, but if a dame does so, she's sent out back to scrub the toilet and freshen the laundry. It's a crazy double standard that would instantly end if I were in charge of da movies. I say let 'em ALL eat cake!
In the meantime, put down your own b ... More >>