On August 1, on what would have been guitarist Jerry Garcia’s 68th birthday, the New-York Historical Society will offer free admission, and a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream cone, to anyone in a tie-dyed shirt. The exhibition on view is “Grateful Dead: Now Playing at the New-York Historical Society,” and, with its lobby Read More
With Zooey Deschanel’s Janis Joplin biopic The Gospel According to Janis in limbo, it’s good to know another 60’s musical icon is getting their silver-screen dues. According to The Hollywood Reporter (via Stereogum), Eric Eisner, Albert Berger, and Ron Yerxa (the latter two responsible for Election and Little Miss Read More
Things must’ve been a lot quieter when it was an “illicit after-hours spot“–or perhaps people were just more afraid of the proprietors.
But now that a legitimate business has moved in at 506 East 13th Street, the NIMBYs just can’t shut up about the noise.
After reading that rather even-handed Times article Read More
Here’s one cog in the Barack Obama machinery: 29-year-old Carl Polgar of Tennessee standing outside a rally in Norristown, PA., on Saturday.
Polgar, and others, follows Obama everywhere and sells buttons and t-shirts touting him as not just a presidential candidate…but as Superbama.
Since Phish and the Grateful Dead aren’t touring, Read More
This is the week that parents, fingers fluttering, open the acceptance and rejection letters from nursery and private schools. It seems like a judgment not just of your child, but of your parenting, of all your hopes. No matter how many times you tell yourself that your child’s life is not on the line, you Read More