If billionaires replace all the comedians in Manhattan, will laughter die? Or will the rich just sit around guffawing simply because they’re rich?
At the Central Park West glass monolith Trump International, Carol Burnett, who turns 75 this week, sold her apartment this month for $5.58 million, city records show. It’s a two-bedroom, 1,945-square-foot Read More
Wednesday, May 12
@ Tucker Carlson, CNN’s 34-year-old paleo-yuppie pundit guy-Robert Novak’s right-wing apple-polisher on Crossfire -will launch his own half-hour talk show on PBS on June 18. That’s right, PBS-dybbuk to the right, enemy to four Republican administrations, broadcaster of the Watergate and Iran-contra hearings.
They’re calling it Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered .
Comedians talk about their first time and their worst time (which was one and the same for us) … and take turns signing How to Do It Standing Up , a collection of stories by comics published by the Friars Club. On hand for a panel discussion will be Curb Your Enthusiasm Read More
Another Stephen Sondheim revue of greatest hits! At this rate, our musical poet of urban angst is fast becoming the cerebral equivalent to The Three Tenors .
Putting It Together , starring Carol Burnett at the Ethel Barrymore Theater, is a retread of the 1993 Sondheim evening starring Julie Andrews at the Manhattan Theater Club, Read More
Gillian Welch’s second release, Hell Among the Yearlings (Almo Sounds), is the most spare and lovely album since Nick Drake’s Pink Moon . Most of Ms. Welch’s neo-Appalachian folk songs consist of just her and her partner, David Rawlings, singing and plucking guitars or a stray banjo. “Dave and I really get off on just Read More