Weekend at Bernie's

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    October 3, 2012
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    October 6, 2011

    Weekend at Bernie's Comparison Not Accurate, Says Guy Who Drove Dead Friend Around

    Did you hear about the recent Weekend at Bernie's-esque incident in which a man drove around Denver with his deceased friend in the back of the car and also ran up a bar tab on his account? Actually, the living friend (and driver), Robert Young, would like you to know that it was nothing like Weeken ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Live: Gang Gang Dance And Lunice Work Up A Sweat At P.S. 1

    ​ Gang Gang Dance (DJ Set) w/ Lunice, Miracles Club, Laurel Halo P.S. 1 Saturday, July 23 Better than: Your average art-museum function. Most show reviews you've been reading over the last week have probably begun with, or at least nodded towards, the extreme heat we've been working through ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Ruben Diaz, Sr. Appearing in AIDS Walk -- In Drag!

    ​In a breaking news development, Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. is giving up his anti-LGBT "March for Morality" plans and will, in fact, be earning money for the AIDS Walk this Sunday instead. Actually, he won't. But a cardboard cut-out of Diaz will be raising money for GMHC in his place! The ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    Hole at Terminal 5: Is Courtney Love Scary? Not Anymore.

    Hole Terminal 5 Tuesday, April 27 "Courtney Love is scary," is how the first Village Voice piece about Hole and its "genre-defying," Kim-Gordon-produced triumph Pretty on the Inside began. Published February 1992, this was the month after Nirvana's epochal Nevermind displaced Michael Jackson's pe ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    Steve McQueen Rides a Dead Horse at Marian Goodman

    With no Charlotte Rampling to poke, the video artist turns to Venice and Lady Liberty

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    November 3, 2008

    Getting into Football Season with North Dallas Forty

    Writing about the Giants's victory over Dallas yesterday, the New York Times's Joe Lapointe makes knowing reference to North Dallas Forty, the former Cowboys quarterback Peter Gent's autobiographical 1973 novel. Sound of the City has never read that book, but we much admire the 1979 film adaptation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    Lil' Hipsters Cover "Shimmy Shimmy Ya," Teach Children How to DJ

    Rap fans will long be familiar with the Weekend at Bernie's-type interludes at Wu-Tang shows, when GZA or whoever drags out ODB's corpse or one of his living relatives and everybody does a verse off "Shimmy Shimmy Ya." Downtown bar patrons know the more local version, too, in which whatever DJ in wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2008

    New Hooker Says Eliot Spitzer Likes Kinky Sex: Post

    Is it old home week for certain tabloid stories? After yesterday's news that the "Weekend at Bernie's" guys are going free (by the way—anyone catch the beginning of last night's Law & Order, our friends were "ripped from the headlines"), the Post drops a new bombshell: an exclusive on a second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2008

    Etiquette Lesson: The LIRR Cellphone Guy

    The antics of those who operate outside of the bounds of societal norms are fab fodder for the tabloids. Whether it's the infamous "Weekend at Bernie's" guys or that cranky Bay Ridge super, sometimes you have to laugh at these curmudgeons and wackjobs despite their bad behavior. The latest entry i ... More >>

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