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  • What do hipsters and pornography have in common?

     
    What do hipsters and pornography have in common? As the saying goes, you know 'em when you see 'em. That was the joke moderator Christian Lorentzen used to kick off the eight-person discussion "Look at This F*ing Panel: A Sociological......
  • Lollapalooza 2010: Day 1 in review

     
    Video by Kevin Pang It was supposed to be Lady Gaga’s night, and there was no doubt that a majority of fans Friday at Lollapalooza were there to see her. But Gaga hasn’t got anything on Mavis Staples, who threw......
  • He's back: Kenny 'K-Strass' Strasser, yoyo master strikes again

     
    Hysterically funny video clip of Kenny "K-Strass" Strasser, ersatz "yoyo master" and Andy Kaufman-esque prankster punking a local newscast. I love how the newscaster valiantly soldiers on here. Once kids have heard his nerdy, white guy rap, they're "ready...
  • Potato Heads: Connecticut Latke Throw Down at Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford on Dec. 4

    Potato Heads: Connecticut Latke Throw Down at Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford on Dec. 4
    Connecticut Latke Throw Down, Dec. 4, 2 p.m., $10-$25, The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Dr., West Hartford, (860) 236-1275, emanuelsynagogue.org. Five chefs, four judges and an MC participate in Emanuel Synagogue's Latke Throw Down on Sunday. No,...
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Jiro Dreams of Sushi
    Jiro Ono is an 85-year-old sushi chef. I think it’s safe to say he’s the best in the world. His place is the only restaurant of its kind to be awarded a 3 star Michelin review (the best, in what we’re told is a prestigious publication)....
  • The chronicler of Old Town

    The chronicler of Old Town
    Across the street from a school named for one of the earliest explorers of this area, Frenchman Robert de La Salle, sits Twin Anchors, a venerable Old Town restaurant/saloon that has seen its share of history in more than 75 years of serving ribs and...
  • "SNL": We'll Re-Air Carlin Premiere

     
    Here's a unique tribute from "SNL," just announced: The classic, which BEGAN 33 years ago with a classic edition featuring George Carlin, will re-air that episode in its entirety this weekend. Carlin "SNL" clips have been all over the......
  • 'SNL' : The Five Things I Learned

     
    Here are the five things I learned from watching the very first episode of "Saturday Night Live," which NBC aired this weekend as a tribute to the show's host, George Carlin. 1. John Belushi played a character who lived......
  • Frank: Mighty Mac?

     
    Barney Frank's latest on McCain: "He???s been irrelevant to the process. He remains to be. I was afraid that his dropping in here, like Andy Kaufman???s Mighty Mouse???'here I am to save the day'???I thought that would slow things down.......
  • Letterman: Joaquin Phoenix, Weirdo or Fake-o?

     
    Watch this video. Watch it now. Drop whatever you're doing. I don't care what your doing. Just drop it. And watch this video. It is a "Late Show" classic for the ages -- Joaquin Phoenix as truly the strangest......
  • Paul Shaffer knows what to spill -- and not -- in his memoir

     
    Paul Shaffer has shared the stage with so many big names that it's probably easier to list the stars he hasn't worked with. How many television sidekicks can boast to having played with both Andy Kaufman and his alter-ego, Tony......
  • Rudy Ray Moore: The original king of blaxploitation movies

     
    When I was in high school, one of my pals was considered the coolest kid in our circle, largely because he had a cache of Redd Foxx and Rudy Ray Moore party records. If you've never heard these comedy records......