We were glad to see our friend Matt Taibbi on John Stewart last night. He’s a funny, articulate guy and was a great guest. His book, Spanking the Donkey is in stores now. Check it out. It’s a hilarious gonzo-style documentation of his journey on the 2004 campaign trail. A great read. Click here to […]
Archives for July 2005
There are two new restaurants in Williamsburg. My Moon and Lodge. The former has a beautiful, spacious garden. We’re too cheap to visit them this week so please add your own reviews. Let us know if they are worthwhile.
From NY Times: The White House is suddenly facing damaging evidence that it misled the public by insisting for two years that presidential adviser Karl Rove wasn’t involved in leaking the identity of a female CIA officer. President Bush, at an Oval Office photo opportunity Tuesday, was asked directly whether he would fire Rove — […]
by Dave Thomas The second half of July actually looks promising; a Townes Van Zadt flick, The Aristocrats, and Lollapalooza with cum shots. Here’s the full rundown: OPENING JULY 15 • CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY WHAT’S THE PITCH? Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s Michael Jackson-esque take on “Willy Wonka.” WILL IT SUCK? Well, they’ve […]
The Island Opens everywhere July 22 Starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson Directed by Michael Bay “Our favorite scene involves some none too subtle Bush bashing….” Movie Review by Robert Lanham Against our better judgment we went to see a sneak preview of Michael Bay’s The Island. Our desire to see Scarlett Johansson in a […]
Now we know exactly what Rove meant when he said this in regard to Valerie Plame: “I didn’t know her name. I didn’t leak her name” Newsweek reported today on the contents of Matt Cooper’s internal Time Magazine email: “it was, KR said, wilson’s wife, who apparently works at the agency on wmd [weapons of […]
Sunday July 10 The Blind Boys of Alabama (with Citizen Cope) Free at Summer Stage (Rumsey Field at 72nd St) From FlavorpillThe Blind Boys of Alabama love New York City. It was here, in The Gospel at Colonus, that their stirring Southern harmonies earned them mainstream attention. Since the group’s genesis more than 60 years […]
There’s lots of hype surrounding Death of Fashion so we decided to catch up with them at the Delancey last week. They have the fashionable stylings of the Talking Heads and the Velvet Underground, along with their more recent progeny like the Killers, the Walkmen, the Strokes — ah hell, just read the bio on […]
This makes us want to move to Montreal. [From The Scourge] Right, so there are a colony of nerdy D&D-playing medeivalists who gather in Mount Royal Park every Sunday to run around screaming and slapping each with swords made of duct-taped iron bars and shields made out of the lids of recycling bins. Shit, there […]
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