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Andy Warhol/ Seeing Red at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

One line gets a big laugh at Guild Hall's production of Red, the play screenwriter John Logan wrote about the painter Mark Rothko: in his studio, supe...

L.A. Woman On New Year's Eve

Chef Rossi | Posted 03.04.2014 | New York
Chef Rossi

We are talking about multi-taskers zipping down La Cienega Boulevard, sipping soy cappuccinos, admiring their facelifts in the rear-view mirror, texting their yoga guru and reading notes for a screenplay.

Weeklings!: How to Celebrate 'Straight Pride Month' (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 09.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Happy July -- or as it's now called, Heterosexual Awareness Month! This treasured holiday dates all the way back to June 2012, when a group of smart holiday inventors wanted to give "heterosexuals a voice in the face of growing pressure and indoctrination from the LGBTP community."

Fran Vs. Frank

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 10.19.2012 | Arts

She's the fighter. “I wanted to jump thought the TV set and say, 'Mr. President, move over, I got this,'” Fran Lebowitz says, recalling the fr...

Quintessential New Yorker and Social Commentator, Fran Lebowitz, Comes to Chicago

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.28.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Were it not for Fran Lebowitz, celebrated author, humorist and social commentator, the art of pontification might be lost. Lebowitz hails from the by-gone era when people sat around in cafes all day, observing life around them and going on about it.

Battle of the Glam Rock Fairies 2012: Jobriath A.D. vs. Adam Lambert

Tomas Mournian | Posted 07.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Caught by the military police, Campbell spent six months in a military psych hospital, suffered a nervous breakdown and began writing the songs that lead to his later reemergence as "Jobriath."

PHOTOS: Amazing Portraits Of An Edgy 1980s Times Square

Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

Nowadays, as Fran Lebowitz put it, "If you’re a New Yorker and you run into another New Yorker in Times Square, it’s like running into someone at ...

15 Most Hilarious Author Quotes

Andy Borowitz | Posted 10.26.2011 | Books
Andy Borowitz

While editing my new book, The 50 Funniest American Writers: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to the Onion, I made a discovery: "If Mark Twain had had Twitter, he would have been amazing at it. But he probably wouldn't have gotten around to writing Huckleberry Finn."

Aphorism Of The Day

Posted 05.24.2012 | Weddings

There are no shortage of aphorisms about falling in love; the same can be said about getting married. But the ones we hear most frequently (often in m...

'The Cranky New York Jew’s Answer To Oscar Wilde'

Boulevardier | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There is one area in which Fran Lebowitz has by all measures succeeded brilliantly, one that Scorsese's film, which consists almost entirely of uninte...

Pre-Fall and the Lost Audience

Alex Geana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Geana

This interim season is about the buyer and the consumer, more so then any other. So if the designers are caving in to the pressure of commercial design, and few are striking out to explore innovation.

How Labeling and Hyperbole Sabotage Your Writing Productivity

Hillary Rettig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Hillary Rettig

Make no mistake: labels create a powerful expectation. Only use those that support your success -- and feel free to use them abundantly.

10 Tips on Loafing Creatively

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

I loaf and invite my soul, I lean and loaf at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. --Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself" Five years ago, I blew a ch...

The Wit and Wisdom of Fran Lebowitz

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Fran Lebowitz is a motormouth, so all you really have to do is press "ON." That makes television a perfect medium for this unusual talker, who, part J...

Fran Lebowitz goes Public

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

She speaks truth to power - or at least to silly pretension - with aplomb and fearlessness. Mice, however, are another matter for Fran Lebowitz. It'...

Author Who Stopped Being An Author Gets Profiled

startribune.com | Posted by James Lileks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As far as the rest of the world is concerned, Fran Lebowitz stopped writing in 1981 to devote herself fully to smoking. There's been talk of a novel, ...

New Documentary Tries to Solve the Riddle of Andy Warhol's Candy Darling

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

Able to embody a stunning spectrum of selves, Candy was an encyclopedia of female archetypes. As a result, her every word and gesture were a tribute to the ladies in whose image she had built herself.

Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Jealous that Gay Weddings will be Better than Theirs

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Francesca Biller

No more aging D.J.'s to get all the grandparents from Miami and New York and The Los Angeles Valley to dance to the Village People's "YMCA," because the Village People will finally be allowed to get married, and in high style at that.