Earlier this month, several members of the New York Observer staff took one for the team and tried out AeroShot Pure Energy, a “breathable caffeine product” that Senator Chuck Schumer has been campaigning to outlaw. It didn’t go so well.
Yet despite the liveblogging of our panic attack and possible allergic reactions to the products, the company behind AeroShot sent us more of their products, including their line of Le Whif “Whiffable Chocolate Powder.” This time, we videotaped the results. For science!
Angel investor Ashton Kutcher, wife Demi Moore and the simian Beanie Baby she calls Pursemonkey had a latenight run-in with members of team GroupMe late last night at South By Southwest.
Pursemonkey was on the way back from hanging backstage with Diplo, who was playing at the well-documented Vimeo and NIKON party at Read More
David Letterman talks Twitter, Kate Gosselin goes home and Read More
Running time 95 minutes
Written and directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein
Starring Demi Moore, Parker Posey, Rip Torn, Ellen Barkin
One star out of Four
The inmates are running a different kind of asylum in Happy Tears, a vulgar, happy-as-cancer aberration that takes the dysfunctional family idea to a new Read More
On Monday, April 13, the actor Ashton Kutcher sent a message out to his fans using the microblogging tool Twitter.
“My dad always said ‘I’ll believe when I hear it from the horses mouth,’” was the message his subscribers received. “twitter is the horses mouth. no more ‘well the news said …’”
By Friday, April Read More
Like the rest of you, we’ll be watching The Watchmen next weekend, though, truth be told, the whole experience is starting to feel a bit like homework.
The early reviews have been split down the middle, with the fanboys drooling (spoiler alert: Harry Knowles loved it!) and the real critics meeting the film with Read More
I didn’t go to the Jane Fonda tribute at Lincoln Center back
in May. My excuse was a long-standing engagement, but that wasn’t the real
reason. As much as I’ve admired many of her films, Ms. Fonda’s career-watching
her morph from Barbarella to barbells-brings out a sense of confusion and
embarrassment. Demi Moore taps the Read More
Mission: Impossible was one of the worst movies ever made. Naturally, it grossed a fortune. Now comes the dreaded sequel, called (what else?) Mission: Impossible 2 , better known as M:I-2 . The title looks like a highway marker, and you will need a map to find the plot. But who cares? With Read More