Jerry’s Rig

Jerry Stahl, a writer who got his start putting one-liners into ALF’s mouth, was saved by drugs in the best and perhaps only way…

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A Kick in the Rumpus

Unlike fairies, who come back to life when you clap your hands, or angels, who get their wings when a bell is rung, fledgling…

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Angry Sex

HarperCollins, publisher, hypes Stephen Elliott's new anthology Sex for America with a list of males: Anthony Swofford, Jerry Stahl, Rick Moody, and Jonathan Ames….

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Naked Lunch

Lydia Lunch's new book, Paradoxia: A Predator's Diary, concerns her travails through the no-rent city life of gloriously depraved late-'70s, early-'80s New York. It…

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This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, July 28, 2004 There was a period in the mid-'90s when anyone who threw a birthday party was certain to receive a magnetic…

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Night + Day

Wednesday April 7 Get on the Bus New York isn't just a location in Bennett Miller's documentary The Cruise; it's more like a central…

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Hollywood Babble On

Permanent Midnight Based on the autobiography by Jerry Stahl. Directed by David Veloz. Starring Ben Stiller, Elizabeth Hurley, Janeane Garofalo, and Maria Bello. Opens…

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