The Eight-Day Week
Wednesday, July 27
Summer’s caught up with us—and we know, we complain about it every week, but the aggregate effect of sweating this much packs a more crippling punch than Wendi Murdoch! We find ourselves regressing to childhood: leaning hard on the chocolate-frozen yogurt handle at 16 Handles, wearing Read More
It wasn’t quite as gorgeously epic as a certain all-day hearing earlier this year, but Ted Danson’s visit to the Senate today was very memorable nonetheless. He was there at 3:15 to see the United States Senate Committee on Finance’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, where the actor and marine conservationist Read More
Maybe we’re being a bit finicky, but we have a problem with critics around the interwebs hailing 2009 as one of the strongest years for television in recent memory. Quite the contrary: from where we sit, this year felt decidedly weak. Perennial favorites, like Lost and How I Met Your Mother, were saddled by disappointing Read More
When the dust settles and Heroes gets rightfully canceled (expect this to happen in the spring), it will be remembered as the Creed to Lost‘s Pearl Jam; this is a show that has degenerated so quickly into tedium, we find it hard to imagine Heroes was ever taken seriously by the geek Read More
Monday: Bored to Death
Since Sunday nights are so crowded, you’ve probably let Bored to Death slip through the cracks. Good thing then for DVR and Monday night rebroadcasts! The HBO comedy, about a Brooklyn novelist-turned-private eye isn’t necessarily the funniest new show of the fall—that would be Community [Editor's note: Modern Family!]—but it’s certainly Read More
On Tuesday, June 9, the conservation group Oceana joined the clothing company Nautica and Vanity Fair magazine to host a blue-carpet party at Hudson Terrace, celebrating the official recognition of World Oceans Day by the United Nations.
New York Ranger Brandon Dubinsky was among the earliest arrivals, looking as clean and eager as if Read More
We’re less than a week away from the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs Sunday night on ABC. And in preparation, we thought it would be fun to give you a little help on your office pool. Welcome to Day 2 of our Emmy preview!
We’ve already looked at the Supporting Actresses. Now it’s Read More
Hey, we think HBO might be getting back on track! Our colleague at the Culture Czar recommends True Blood, the new show from Alan Ball, but we’re actually more psyched about Bored to Death. We were thrilled about the prospects of the series just from hearing the premise: a struggling writer with a Read More