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Like to gamble online? Political odd couples like Barney Frank and Al D’Amato are fighting for your right to do so. Meanwhile James Giordano made millions via internet gambling, and wound up in prison. So… do you feel lucky? Graham Rayman has the story.

Tom Robbins has previously covered the curious connection of Mod Squad star Peggy Lipton with scandal in Albany. Now more scandal has come down on the state capital, and once again Lipton figures in.

Michael Musto interviews the star of Cagney & Lacey and Queer as Folk, and the new film Hannah Free, Sharon Gless (“You need an old lesbian in a wheelchair? Get Gless!”). Musto also catches the acts of entertainment legends Liza Minnelli and Dirty Martini. And he has something to say about Tiger Woods.

Sure you can get plenty of good Spanish food in New York, but Catalan has been a scarcity — until Mecat Negre opened in Brooklyn. Sarah DiGregorio has a taste.

We finally got Rob Harvilla to go see Phish. Just this once. Does he have the munchies for more?

Peter Jackson uses 3-D effects in The Lovely Bones but, J. Hoberman finds, the film stays one-dimensional.

Plus more Music, Art, Theater, Film, Books, Dance, Restaurants, Free Will Astrology, Ask a Mexican, Dan Savage, and plenty of side dishes.

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