Face It, “Match Point” Isn’t a Great Movie

Ok sometime before the New Year I saw that new Woody Allen movie “Match Point” in a totally packed theater. I was totally looking forward to it having skimmed some very positive reviews. So you can imagine how bummed out I was that it was so…not great. Like really not great. Uuuughhh. In the movie …

Why ISN’T There a Subway Near Tompkins Square Park?: This and Other Questions that “RENT” Makes You Think Of

As you guys know, I love RENT despite it’s immensely hokey nature, bad acting (thanks Adam), and ridiculous premise. But check out this article by Jesse McKinley in the New York Times which touches upon some interesting ideas: Does RENT make you angry when you see the outside of Horseshoe Bar on 7th and B …

When RENTheads Unite: Midnight Show at the Ziegfeld

Tonight I went to the 12 midnight showing of RENT. Yes, that makes this the 2nd time I’ve seen this movie in one week. The first time was at the world premiere. But this time was just as fun. It was great to see it with such a responsive crowd. The most fun thing was …

Just Take Me…Out Tonight!

As you may already know, I LOVE RENT! Like, a lot. Through the kindness of a really sweet person, I was fortunate enough to attend the world premiere of the movie at the Ziegfeld Theater tonight and the after party at Roseland. I was a little nervous about seeing the movie because I’m such a …

Revealed: Michael Pitt, Musical Superstar?

Around 4:30 PM today I got the best email ever–and email informing me that Michael Pitt‘s band Pagoda would be playing with Aloke at Pianos for the first 4 Wednesdays in June–starting today. Who knew that Michael Pitt even had a band?!?! I quickly dashed off frantic emails to anyone I thought would be remotely …

This Past Week In a Few Paragraphs

The week that was started off last Thursday at Le Prom de Ultragrrrl thrown by SPIN (see right). Stepping inside Rothko, we instantly felt like we stepped into indie prom heaven. Boys in penquin suits and ladies in fancy dress. The Killers provided live music, all the while decked out in formal attire. It was …

It’s a Berliner!

I enjoy Peter Stemmler. Sometimes he does portraits of famous people… other times it’s just naked ppl… curiously- usually chicks… but we also like Krispy Kreme. Check out the freakin’ Soap Machine. So funny (and NOT office- friendly- be warned)! Actually.. come to think of it, there are a LOT of naked cartoon women on …

Hooray for Jack Black

Concert update… The Walkmen are opening up for G vs B Jan 26. at Bowery, 21+ (damnit). The Faint hit the Bowery on the 31 Jan (just might have to be a hipster and go and throw something at the band). I watched Untitled (aka- the “bootleg” version of Almost Famous) on DVD today. God, …