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Time was, Andrew Cuomo would pass a lot of harsh comments about rival politicians. Now, the attorney general mainly lets his indictments do the talking. And they’ve been eloquent. But has the former bully-boy really changed, or just changed tactics? Tom Robbins looks at the possible second Governor Cuomo.

Rebirth suggests that Lil Wayne “seems to like the idea of rock music more than any actual rock music itself.” Christopher R. Weingarten explains.

The city’s preeminent art house Film Forum has been run for 37 years by Karen Cooper. Melissa Anderson gets her to talk about what she’s done, and what she’d advise to anyone trying to do the same.

There’s nothing like a Michael Musto interview, in part because he picks people like Douglas Carter Beane, author of As Bees in Honey Drown and Xanadu (and the new Mr. and Mrs. Fitch), who provides pop to Musto’s snap and cackle. You also get hors d’oeuvres from Penny Arcade and Jeffrey Ross.

Robert Sietsema treks to Jersey City to sample veggie Indian restaurant Sapthagiri, and suggests you do the same.

Big-time Brit artist Steve McQueen recently scored with the feature film Hunger. Now he has three shorter films at the Marian Goodman Gallery, in which Christian Viveros-Faune discerns some depth of field.

Plus more Music, Art, Theater, Film, Books, Dance, Restaurants, Free Will Astrology, Dan Savage, and more.

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