What Makes a Woman G.I.B.? Author: Wendy Leigh Date: 1977 Publisher: Signet Discovered at: The Second Best Thrift Shop, Astoria, Queens The Cover Promises: That being "good in bed" is such a naughty new idea that it demands a cute acronym. Also: That there's apparently no reason to aim for being ... More >>
No, it wasn't Marty, From Here To Eternity, or even Johnny Guitar. It was a wacky little 1972 alleged comedy called Bunny O'Hare, in which he and Bette Davis were a plumber and a widow who dressed up as hippies and robbed banks, funkily escaping on a motorcycle. Those two old coots were no threat ... More >>
Marc Eliot's new book on Steve McQueen has fascinating observations not just about McQueen, but about his various costars, conquests, and lusty-eyed admirers. It says that Natalie Wood--Steve's partner in the 1963 anti-abortion romance Love With The Proper Stranger--liked to find love with a whole ... More >>
The show started with great dignity. Morgan Freeman came out and a friend of mine said, "Is that the one who fucks the granddaughter?"
Twenty-seven-year-old British actress Felicity Jones gives an enormously appealing performance in Like Crazy, in which she and Anton Yelchin share some college lovin', only to encounter some obstacles, American-style. Felicity won a Special Jury prize at Sundance and is nominated for a Gotham Award ... More >>
Brian Kellow's biography tries to tackle the iconic film critic
Tony Ward, Hustler WhiteIt's the guys' turn. These are the studs who sold it to their audience as persuasively as they did to their screen clients. Get out your PayPal accounts.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 29, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 13 What's a woman to do when handed poo poo? by Phyllis Raphael Once I knew a woman with a permanently elevated, non-masochistic, non-self-hating ego. She was all the things I am not. She never slept wit ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 27, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 17 Will they snort coke in the White House? By Maureen Orth LOS ANGELES, California -- "I kissed Jack Nicholson," shrieked a teenybopper, her bare midriff quivering with excitement. "Warren Beatty hugged ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 10, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 6 films in focus By Andrew Sarris The subject of violence has been so persistently debated and so pretentiously demonstrated in recent movies that reviewers are beginning to sound more like revivalists ... More >>
Cher once had problems coming to terms with her daughter Chastity's lesbianism, and now she admits she still wrestles with being totally comfortable regarding Chastity's transitioning to Chaz Bono. The Oscar-winning singer/actress still gets the pronouns wrong and sometimes forgets to say ... More >>
Now even rap stars are giving Brooklyn Democratic Party leader Vito Lopez trouble. Yesterday, Pras Michel -- late of the Grammy-winning Fugees and whose 1998 "Ghetto Supastar (That's What You Are)" was a hit on the movie "Bulworth" with Warren Beatty -- endorsed a challenger to one of Lopez's ... More >>
Here's a hilarious video I did for movieline.com, asking opening day customers who just saw the lesbian family dramedy The Kids Are All Right whether Annette Bening should stick with Warren Beatty or run off with Julianne Moore. The answers I got will add some extra zing to your potpourri. And c ... More >>
According to reports, Kathlyn Beatty -- born 18 years ago as the daughter to Warren Beatty and Annette Bening -- is living as a man named Stephen Ira and plans to fully transition. Supposedly, Warren is really upset. Maybe he doesn't want the competition?
Not once but twice, Annette Bening has lost the Oscar to Hilary Swank, but this could finally be her year to grab for the gold. The problem is she's in TWO big movies.
So there you have it. Way less nudity than I might have feared, it's true. (And, as Zach points out, perhaps an inadvertent Jawbreaker reference.) Here also is a brief, also nudity-free promo clip for the long awaited Das Racist mixtape, which Sean Fennessey discusses at length for us in this ... More >>
The horizontal mambo between Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie in the 1973 thriller Don't Look Now was so vivid that whispers got out claiming the two had really done the deed onscreen! On hearing this rumor, Julie's main squeeze, Warren Beatty, ran to the set to demand they cut the footag ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from area basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.The Counterfeit CandidateAuthor: Kent H. SteffgenPublisher: National Issues, Las VegasDat ... More >>
Not all bold-face names are celebutards who need an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes. Some of them are actually quite brainy, as I--who push tape recorders in their faces on a regular basis--should know. The smartest famous people I've ever interviewed are:
Kicking off an ambitious five-month jazz series
A rich repertory selection saves the year for cinephiles
Recapping a reclusive auteur's brilliant career, from the Jewish new wave to a legendary bomb
Show me the money shot: How porn made itself at home in America's living room
Thats Our Bush! The Presidents Re-Election Campaign Kicks Off With a Shameless 9-11 Docudrama
Facing Reality, or Not, in Stand-Up and Hip-Hop
The 'Times' Records a Year of Bitterness
Actors Bite Hand That Feeds,
Insert Foot in Mouth
An Activists Guide to Protests Outside the Republican Convention
A Daily Planner for Philly Protesters
Definitely honor-free will be Joseph Fiennes for Shakespeare (sorry, but the Bard didn't look like Rob Lowe).
When bad behavior masquerades as bravery