From silent films to virtual empire, watch the porn industry’s rise to prominence.
If The Deuce pilot introduced us to the world of the series — New York City circa 1971, from Times Square to the streets of Brooklyn — as well as its principal figures, then the series’ second episode demonstrates how its ecosystem functions on a daily basis. Most TV writers ... More »
College football fans are wondering why it’s not on a campus.
They’re coming to the big city.
Aaron Carter's is seeing phantom objects in the sky... or it's just a diversionary tactic. We got Aaron out at Times Square in NYC Tuesday night and asked about reports his family had suicide concerns. But Aaron wasn't having it, so he threw…
Nicki Minaj poses for a photo while attending Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief at the GMA studios on Tuesday (September 12) in New York City’s Times Square. Another music star at the same studio for the telethon was Dave Matthews, who performed during the one-hour event. Sam Smith was there as well! [...]
Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Foxx pose for a photo after giving a speech together during Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief on Tuesday (September 12) at GMA‘s Times Square studio in New York City. The guys worked together in the 2012 movie Django Unchained and now they’re working together to help raise funds [...]
Former Late Show with Seth Meyers writer/performer Conner O'Malley has continually impressed us with his trenchant commentary on income inequality, his brave political stances, and his deep appreciation for the arts. Now he's back with...Show More Summary
Built in the Moorish-revival style in 1925, the Village East Cinema did not need too much work to transform it into a seedy 1970s-era Times Square porn theater. For scenes in an upcoming episode of... To view the full story, click the title link.
It's a typical late summer weekend in New York's Times Square, and tourists from around the world are snapping pictures beneath the commercial hub's iconic neon billboards -- watched closely by a heavy contingent of police. Four cruisers...Show More Summary
HBO's new drama explores the past life of Times Square.
The new HBO series The Deuce, which premieres tonight (though the first episode dropped a little early for streaming), is set in 1970s Times Square. Behind the show are The Wire veterans David Simon and George Pelecano, who recreate the dark corners and bright lights of the area perfectly. [ more › ]
HBO’s gritty ensemble drama “The Deuce,” from David Simon and George Pelecanos, is set around the seedy Times Square of 1971. It's slick and entertaining but filled with sex, nudity, and ugly moments, the series doesn't really reson...
PAID STORY: Veteran journalist Gail Sheehy shares what it was like investigating sex work in ‘70s Times Square.
PAID STORY: The Deuce takes New York back to the days of prostitutes, pimps, porn purveyors, and patrons making Times Square their home.
Before Maggie Gyllenhaal agreed to play Candy, a Times Square prostitute in the 1970s-set HBO series “The Deuce,” she had one condition: She needed to be a producer on the series too. While Gyllenhaal was excited to work with co-creators David Simon and George Pelecanos, she’d only seen scripts...
American political activist Pamela Geller shocked New Yorkers this morning with her latest anti-Islamist ads posted in Times Square nicknamed “Crossroads to the World.” The bus ad reads: “Can’t We Talk About This?” Via IOTW Report: And...Show More Summary
In The Deuce, his latest examination of social ecosystems in this country, David Simon takes a typically granular and decidedly unglamorous look at the legalization of pornography in 1970s New York. The drug-slinging game of The Wire has been replaced with prostitution, a business with every bit as expansive and… Read more...
In partnership with Advertising Week, Times Square Arts presents artist Benjamin Lebovitz?s Borders on Times Square?s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in September. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. Show More Summary
With Houston still recovering from the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey, the country's celebrities are coming together for a star-studded telethon fundraiser this month. And a portion of the nationwide broadcast will come out of beautiful Times Square. [ more › ]