Two of America’s most popular Jewish celebrities, Scarlett Johansson and Jonah Hill, performed separately at Vice’s 20th anniversary party. Vice held a party for itself Friday in the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Duggal Greenhouse with a musical festival of sorts.
A wide variety of celebs, musicians, actors and the like, were seen binge drinking and partying like they were themselves celebrating their 20th birthdays at a college frat party. That seemed to be the theme of the night.
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Emcee and host Andrew W.K., who performed his hit “Party Hard” got things started by declaring, “Welcome to Vice’s 20th anniversary celebration. Perhaps you’ve heard, there are several supergroups, surprise performers, just for you. It’s gonna be crazy but it’s gonna be fun. There will be covers, originals, spontaneous orgasms — enjoy yourselves!”
Vice also described the event as a welcome party for Alyssa Mastromonaco, former White House deputy chief of staff, who joined Vice as chief operating officer last month.
Scarlett Johansson covered the New Order song “Bizarre Love Triangle” while wearing a motorcycle jacket. Jonah Hill joined Spike Jonze for a cover of Drake’s song “Marvin’s Room”.
Other performances included Jarvis Cocker singing Celine Dion’s “Power of Love”; Stephen Malkmus singing the Black Crowes’ song “Remedy”; The Black Lips and Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham did Jay Reatard’s “My Shadow”; Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves introduced a song by saying, “NYPD, everybody is watching. Black lives matter, ” before singing the Strokes’ song “New York City Cops” and Pussy Riot paid tribute to Le Tigre, singing their song “Deceptacon”.