Author: Laurie Kamens

Now Hear This, Comedy Unfolds in New York

Drag queens in cotton candy wigs and aerodynamic heels strutted in to its massive atrium for the third annual RuPaul’s Drag Con at the Javits Center in New York. Just two flights down, quite a different scene was unfolding. Lined up patiently on the cavernous subterranean level, men with glasses...

Exploring the ‘Force’

The ‘Force’ is still strong nearly 40 years later. Star Wars has captivated the public’s imagination since the first (or IV’s) film debuted in 1977. Now, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters, the cultural phenomenon is once again sweeping the nation. Flying at warp speed off the screen,...

Wormburner Release Third Album

Last Friday evening at the Mercury Lounge in New York City Wormburner, a Brooklyn band by-way-of Hoboken, NJ, celebrated the launch of their third album, Pleasant Living in Planned Communitites. The new album, which is officially released today, is a barreling hurricane of rock anchored by the impish tones of...