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But The Lobby Is Pretty

First Avenue, Thursday, 10pm Yuppie Woman 1: Wow, they really put those apartments up fast!Yuppie Woman 2: What used to be there?Yuppie Woman 1: Um, there was a bar and a bodega. Nothing good.Yuppie Woman 2: Right.

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Broadway Friday

-The cast of Spring Awakening has been added to the performing lineup of Broadway Backwards 3, to be held at the American Airlines Theatre on Monday, February 4. Seth Rudetsky will host this gender-bending concert, which will feature a diverse cast of male singers performing songs traditionally performed by female singers, and vice versa, with all proceeds benefiting the LGBT ...

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Im Augenblick

According to a new study, gaydar works faster than we thought. They showed men and women photos of 90 faces belonging to homosexual men and heterosexual men for intervals ranging from 33 milliseconds to 10 seconds. When given 100 milliseconds or more to view a face, participants correctly identified sexual orientation nearly 70% of the time. Volunteers were less accurate ...

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Gibson Apologizes For Ledger Remarks

Fox News’ John Gibson offered a weak apology yesterday for his cruel remarks about the death of Heath Ledger after an avalanche of angry emails and an action alert from GLAAD. Obviously, he’s not really sorry, judging by that typical “if I offended anybody” crapola.

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NY Times Endorses Clinton & McCain

As expected, the New York Times today endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary. As Democrats look ahead to the primaries in the biggest states on Feb. 5, The Times’s editorial board strongly recommends that they select Hillary Clinton as their nominee for the 2008 presidential election. [snip] As strongly as we back her candidacy, we urge Mrs. Clinton to ...

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Kucinich Quits

Dennis Kucinich will announce tomorrow that he is ending his presidential bid. No big surprise here, other than his word that he will not endorse another candidate. This, after throwing his caucus support to Obama in Iowa. Interesting. Kucinich says that it’s hard for him to continue to compete when he no longer is allowed into the debates. He will ...

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Reading For Filth: Next Wednesday

Here’s the ad that will appear in tomorrow’s bar rags for the next edition of Reading For Filth, in which I’ll share the stage with Eric Leven, Sam J. Miller, Chadwick Moore, Jonny “The Gay Pimp” McGovern, and Sherry Vine. And no, I don’t know who the model above is. Rapture Cafe & Books is located on Avenue A in ...

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No Such Thing As Bad Publicity

Audiences of Cloverfield are literally being made sick by the movie. “Cloverfield” is the first adrenaline-pumping monster hit of the year, bringing in more than $40 million dollars on its opening weekend. The thriller is told from the point of view of five young New Yorkers using their handheld camera. But for some viewers, being “part” of the movie is ...

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Ledger Story Derails Feds

What a world when the high road in the Heath Ledger story is taken by George Bush. George Bush has postponed a scheduled statement promoting a federal advertising campaign on the dangers of prescription drug abuse. White House press secretary Dana Perino confirmed that the decision was taken in light of the death of actor Heath Ledger. It is still ...

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