Archive for February, 2011

Gergiev’s Mahler Raises The Roof

Conductor Valery Gergiev, whose punishing schedule sometimes results in less-than-burnished performances, wasn’t phoning it in the … Read more »

Charlie v. Mel: Who’s More Macho?

Maybe it’s because I have a few drops of testosterone left in my body, or because … Read more »

Did You Say Helmut Newton?

The New York Times’ critic Cathy Horyn watched this week’s Gucci show in Milan and commented: … Read more »

You, Too, Can Feel The Whoosh!

The New Scientist reports: “Imagine a world in which there is no need to express your … Read more »

Miss Cathy Gets CBE From Charlie

She may be a blowsy Welsh vulgarian when winning a Tony award, but Catherine Zeta-Jones Ascot-ed … Read more »

Is This Man “Hot Chocolate”?

Idris Elba is best known in my house for his work on “The Wire,” but the … Read more »

“American Idol”: Regaining Speed?

“American Idol” seems to have shored up some of its losses from last season. I’m still … Read more »