MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Justin Ravitz

  1. overnights
    Damages Season Finale: A Highly Satisfactory Hearing of the EvidenceThrillingly comprehensive, pungent, psychologically satisfying!
  2. overnights
    Damages: We’ve Got QuestionsWill the following inquiries be answered? Believers in miracles, we say yes.
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    Damages: We Love It When a Plan Comes TogetherWe celebrate the bracing, burning clarity of matters finally locking into place — not that we saw it coming.
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    Damages: Freud, Esq.Oedipal and Electra complexes ain’t nothing new ‘round these parts, but whoa, Daddy/Mommy, did they emerge last night.
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    Damages: Dangerous Liasons Meets The GodfatherPlus: rugbylike sex!
  6. overnights
    Damages: What a Long, Strange Trip…An episode heavy on psychodrama, remembrances of things past, and spiritual quests.
  7. overnights
    Damages Goes on a BingeElectronica-fueled coke binges, excitingly linear plot progressions … this episode is a blast!
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    Damages: Lawyers and Idiots, Not Mutually ExclusiveWhat exactly is going on here?
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    Damages: Nurturers — of Rage!This episode strikes us as particularly potty-mouthed, with startling flashes of violence.
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    Damages: Bite-size Guide to a Great EpisodeThe proceedings are lively, even pleasantly wacky!
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    Damages, As Seen Through the Eyes of Lost (and Other) FansFlash-forwards are out, slightly less confusing flashbacks are in!
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    Damages: Think of the Fake Dead Babies!Cleavage-bearing rivals! Thwarted treachery! Sonograms!
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    Damages Season Premiere: Is This the Show’s Mad Men Moment?Come: Join us on the bandwagon!
  14. Still Your WomanSandra Bernhard rings out 2008 with a few choice words.
  15. chat room
    ‘24’ Star Cherry Jones on Playing the President and What She Thinks of Meryl Streep in ‘Doubt’’She’s not Hillary… She’s a combination of Eleanor Roosevelt, Golda Meier and John Wayne.’
  16. chat room
    Florence Henderson on Her New One-Woman Show and Why She Was No Fan of Cousin Oliver’The show was like a fairy tale, seen through the eyes of the child. And if you start breaking that…’
  17. last night's gig
    Antony and the Johnsons Transcend Death, Gender, and Bad Breakups at the ApolloThe surprise guest at last night’s Antony and the Johnsons full-orchestra concert at the Apollo? Not a Wainwright, Björk, Lou Reed, or a homeless performance artist.
  18. party chat
    Alan Cumming’s One Crazy Election NightOur absolute favorite actor tells us about what he did the night George Bush won in 2004.
  19. party lines
    Dunst Not a Fan of Mags Photoshopping Her TeethShe also demonstrates how to lose friends and alienate people.
  20. party chat
    Tom Arnold & David Carr on How to Eat & Be ManlyAt a party for ‘How to Lose Friends and Alienate People,’ the comedian and the media writer share with us how to do exactly that.
  21. last night's gig
    In the Flesh, Swell Season — the Band From ‘Once’ — As Sexually Tense You’d ImagineThe band almost blew their wad immediately.
  22. news reel
    Ricky Gervais on the Perks of Being Ricky GervaisNow that Ricky Gervais is a big Hollywood star, he won’t be inconvenienced by dogs or put off by dead, multicolored kittens.
  23. last night's gig
    Goldfrapp Sleepily Schizo at Radio CityAt times the frizzy-haired diva, slouching in a human-maypole frock, sipping white wine, a harlequin collage swirling on the giant screen behind her, seemed to be hosting an after-after-after-party.
  24. party lines
    Danny Masterson Sells Us on ScientologyMasterson — in town to buy stuff for his soon-to-open East Hollywood boutique Confederacy — amiably fielded our questions about his hot-button religion.
  25. party lines
    Jocks Inspire High Spirits in Anna Wintour at LeBron James Party“Oh wow!” she said, giggling girlishly as she palmed a basketball. “Will LeBron James sign it to me?”
  26. gossip girls
    Taylor Momsen’s Shocking Style Evolution: From Girlie Tween to Goth Glamour GirlThe 15-year-old ‘Gossip Girl’ actress has worn two startlingly Joan Jett–inspired looks in two weeks!
  27. chat room
    Elisabeth Shue on ‘Hamlet 2,’ Making Out With Old Co-StarsShue raps to Vulture about her love of make-out scenes and her first commercial, and does an impromptu rendition of ‘Babysittin’ Blues.’
  28. To Be or Not to Be: Elisabeth ShueIn a small role in Hamlet 2, Elisabeth Shue plays herself. Well, a completely fabricated and befuddled version of herself, like a South Park cel […]
  29. Would Hillary Get ‘The Office’?Maybe she’s a Michael Scott.
  30. Prêt-à-Portman’s Cruelty-Free ShoesSave animals, not planet.
  31. Unemployment’s a Downer for ‘SNL’-er DratchAnd Vanity Fair rubs it in.
  32. Lindsay’s Dad Sorry for Sam SlamUnchristian e-mail.
  33. ‘30 Rock’ Rolls With City HallBeeper King says mayor’s a natural.
  34. ‘Business Week’ Launches RedesignHenry Kissinger, Gavin DeGraw, Atoosa Rubenstein and Others Celebrate the Redesign of ‘Business Week’ Magazine
  35. Lily Rabe, Katie Lee Joel, Aaron Eckhart, and Others at the New York Premiere of ‘No Reservations’
  36. Don’t Come On Down, Donny Osmond!Wrong for Price Is Right.
  37. Ethan Hawke, Frank Whaley, and Robert Sean Leonard at the Screening of ‘The Hottest State.’
  38. Diamond Monkey Collection Launch hosted by Bergdorf GoodmanAshanti, Heidi Klum, Pharell, and Others at the Diamond Monkey Collection Launch hosted by Bergdorf Goodman
  39. ‘Sicko’ PremiereMichael Moore, Kathleen Turner, Russell Simmons, and Others at the ‘Sicko’ Premiere
  40. Kimora Lee Simmons, Angelina Jolie, Kal Penn, and Others at ‘A Mighty Heart’ Premiere
  41. Tina Brown, Isaac Mizrahi, Harvey Weinstein, and Others at the Book Party for Tina Brown’s ‘The Diana Chronicles’Tina Brown, Isaac Mizrahi, Harvey Weinstein, and Others at the Book Party for Tina Brown’s “The Diana Chronicles”
  42. New ‘Vacation’ SunkChase not king of the world.
  43. Writer’s Block for ‘Da Vinci’ Dan?No conspiracy, says Howard.
  44. Cynthia Nixon, Chevy Chase, Lost’s Michael Emerson and more climbed aboard the Queen Mary 2 for last night’s Brittania Ball. Justin Ravitz found out who’s taken a sailor home.Cynthia Nixon, Chevy Chase, Lost’s Michael Emerson and more climbed aboard the Queen Mary 2 for last night’s Brittania Ball. Justin Ravitz found […]
  45. After Magical, DidionPlays it as it lays.
  46. Big Regrets From Former Mr. BigSex and the City star Chris Noth and the city.