New York Times parody site The Final Edition has named Mike Myers a columnist.
The Final Edition was founded by Spinal Tap star, former Spy and National Lampoon editor and Vanity Fair contributor Tony Hendra. As his pedigree might suggest, it’s like a more insidery, lower budget Onion.
Except for Mr. Myers’s column, which appears to be its Read More
Wondering what movie to spend your hard earned money on this weekend? Here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
Shrek: The Final Chapter
What’s the story: Because three Shrek films weren’t enough, Dreamworks Animation brings the fourth installment to theaters. And considering the last one grossed nearly $800 million worldwide, who can blame them? Read More
Country singer Kellie Pickler is a bit of a skirt chaser.
“I think it’s sexy,” the platinum blond 22-year-old former American Idol contestant told the Daily Transom. “I think it’s great. Real men wear kilts!”
Ladies, not so much! Ms. Pickler wore a non-plaid Gwen Russell-designed red gown to the Read More
In a recent New Yorker essay on the subject of theodicy, James Wood wrote: Theologians and philosophers talk about ‘the problem of evil,’ and the hygienic phrase itself bespeaks a certain distance from extreme suffering, the view from a life inside the charmed circle. They mean the classic difficulty of how we justify the existence Read More
The Lotte Berk Method flagship exercise studio on East 67th Street is closing, after catering to the rich, famous and saggy for the last 35 years. “It’s like a divorce,” said Upper East Side writer and dismayed devotee Cathy Rubin after her 8:15 a.m. class yesterday. “Really, it breaks your heart.”
Lydia Bach, the owner Read More
After so many different looks and dye jobs, Gwyneth Paltrow is back to basic peroxide in the alleged comedy View from the Top. Apparently, you can also get movies in a bottle. This one is labeled “Discard Immediately-Formula Has Expired!” It’s the one about the trailer-trash escapee who wakes up one morning, trips over the Read More