David Lee Roth’s ‘The Roth Show’ Is More Ridiculous and Absurd Than Any Intentionally Comedic Podcast
By Nathan Rabin
By Nathan Rabin
Final answer: Exhaustion.By Brett Smiley
Fans want him to be his 1984 self, even though in practice that would be innately creepy.By Josh Wolk
Still wearing sunglasses inside, at night, huh, DLR?By Eliot Glazer
What's your secret, David Lee Roth? Because you don't look a day over 50!By Eliot Glazer
For real this time!By Sarah Bennett
In baring his Christian nipples, Stapp carries on a long tradition in music.By Nick Catucci
But can it be more fun than the David Lee Roth soundboard?By Mark Graham
After all, someone had to!By Mark Graham
Plus: Michael Ian Black on his work in 'Kids in the Hall.'
The Shitty Tipper Database on bitterwaitress.com keeps track of people like David Lee Roth, who recently left a $20 tip for a $200 lunch. [NYP] Alan Richman is out as Bloomberg’s food critic. [Eater] The bhut jolokia chile pepper is 200 times hotter than a jalapeño and could potentially be used in pepper sprays, but people like eating it and U.S. sales are projected to increase 500 percent this year. [WSJ]
Woody Allen once had to drop Winona Ryder and Robert Downey Jr. from a movie because no one would insure them — just like Lindsay Lohan is getting dropped because no one will insure her. 50 Cent claimed that he'll no longer put out any solo albums if Kanye West's Graduation outsells his record when they both debut on September 11. In Jay McInerney's latest book, Evelyn's is based on now-shuttered West 9th Street speakeasy Marylou's. Ashley Olsen says that she and sister Mary-Kate have a psychic bond and "carry the weight of each other." Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld ate together at the Brooklyn Diner. Cheryl Tiegs likes to play hard-to-get with guys.
Plus industry news on Adam Rapp, Van Halen, and He's Just Not That Into You.
Plus: Dennis Hopper, William H. Macy, and Michael Chabon
New Line finalizes deal to produce Sex and the City movie, with series creator Michael Patrick King writing and directing and all four stars participating. Kim Cattrall had held things up with contract demands but receives a deal for a future show at HBO as part of negotiations for this project. [Variety]
During his Van Halen days, David Lee Roth used to pay staffers to bring him girls backstage. Pete Doherty writes in his new memoir that he and Kate Moss will get married if he stays away from the drugs. Newly minted NBC chief and notorious party boy Ben Silverman finally took, and passed, his company drug test. Not one of the Republicans Michael Moore invited to the D.C. premiere of Sicko showed up.
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