Monthly Archives: "February 2015"

South Beach Wine & Food Festival

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments Scoop Du Jour: Food Festivals Suck

Confession: before last weekend, I had never been to a food festival. I’ve poured hundreds of cups of white gazpacho into plastic cups, topping each one with a fat pink shrimp, doling them out with...

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Is Jon Stewart New York’s greatest gift to the lesser, rest of the world? More to the point: Is Jon Stewart our greatest New Yorker? Of course he is. Granted, there isn’t a lot of...

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Jessica Chastain Oscars

February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments Vintage Gossip: Awards, Awards, Awards

“For the first time, you can actually see the losers turn green.” — Bob Hope (1965) “Every time an Oscar is given out, an agent gets his wings.” — Kathy Bates (2003) Welcome to the Academy/Grammy/Golden Globe/pre/post...

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Long before I discovered that a porn actress had stolen my last name, I worked at an independent video store whose cash cow was its adult movie section. I was a senior in high school....

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Jeremy Lin Knicks

February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments Born & Raised: I’m No Fair Weather Knicks Fan!

I have been a Knicks fan since I was a little kid. Unfortunately, I haven’t gotten to see them at their best. Don’t get me wrong, there were a few stretches in there where it...

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