Has it really been three summers since we swooned over Escort's "All Through the Night" video? The clip, which cagily synched their "If you wanna sex me, give it up" sentiment to the Muppets, led our own Rob Harvilla to write, "Jim Henson is doing the Hustle in his grave" (a compliment, we th ... More >>
A few weeks ago, the music writer Dave Tompkins took a podium in one of NYU's many windowless annexes to promote his upcoming book, How To Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder From World War II To Hip-Hop. Behind him was a still from The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms frozen on the projector screen. In ... More >>
Photo: Melissa HomDanny AbramsProlific restaurateur Danny Abrams just launched Mermaid Oyster Bar on Tuesday. The restaurant joins his stable of establishments, including the two locations of the Mermaid Inn.
Tell us a little bit about the Mermaid Oyster Bar concept--what distinguishes it f ... More >>