Welcome Back, Kotter

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Top 20 Throwback TV Theme Songs Part 2

    Only a big dummy wouldn't have this show on the list.​Yesterday, we hit you up with the best ten TV theme songs that didn't quite make the top of our list. We heard a few quibbles from fellow television aficionados, but their cries of frustration were muffled by the sounds of "The LOOOVVE BOA ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Las Puertas: 10 Things You May Not Know About The Doors

    "Hey Robby, don't try to look too not-stoned in our press still. Thanks, buddy."​On this day in 1965, The Doors began recording demos together, laying down some songs set to Jim Morrison's freaky poems. Nearly 50 years later, the band is an exalted classic-rock group, firmly implanted in that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Brooklyn's "Fourth-Largest City" Boast Threatened By Us

    Brooklyn's boast may be in contention soon​ Way back in the benighted `70s, there was a (terrible) sitcom called Welcome Back, Kotter, starring Gabe Kaplan and a young John Travolta (just to indicate clearly its levels of terribleness).The opening credits each week featured a montage with the abov ... More >>

  • Film

    October 7, 2010

    Remedial Ed

    Davis Guggenheim ignores too many inconvenient truths in Waiting for "Superman."

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010

    The Devil’s Rain

    The cast includes Ida Lupino, John Travolta, William Shatner and Ernest Borgnine

  • Home Entertainment

    June 14, 2007
  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    Hometown Legend

    Coming of age and stayin' alive on the mean streets of Astoria, Queens

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    Guitar-Shredding on the High Seas

    Built to Spill and the Decemberists offer alternate takes on alt-rock

  • Music

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming, and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures

  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    The Gift of Gab

    Fourth Dimensional Rocketships Going Up (Quannum)

  • Film

    October 31, 2002

    Fly Spy

    Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson's cash-in pays off

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2002

    Infernal Reproduction

    Infernal Bridegroom Productions has set up shop at the old Axiom

  • Music

    December 24, 1998
  • News

    October 9, 1997

    The Unchanging Face of Milby

    For more than 70 years, Milby High School has educated working class kids from the East End. In the early 1960s, I was one of them. I recently went back to Milby to see not what had changed, but what, if anything, remained.