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  • Washington Square Saved for Warblers

    published Dec 04, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 30 Mayor Relents, Opens Square to Folk-Singers By J.R. Goddard "Did you hear that?" the woman sweeping the stoop ... More >>

  • Norman Mailer on 'The Blacks'

    published Dec 03, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 11, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 29 Mailer on 'The Blacks' No one who believes in the greatness of certain plays would go to any one of our houses ... More >>

  • If I Were Krushchev

    published Dec 02, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 4, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 28 If I Were Krushchev By Edmond Cahn [The Village Voice would like to associate itself with the views expressed i... More >>

  • Norman Mailer's Open Letter to JFK

    published Dec 01, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 27, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 27 An Open Letter to JFK By Norman Mailer Dear Jack: Back in a certain nice Summer before a long Fall, I wrote... More >>

  • Sing a Song, Sing It Loud...

    published Nov 28, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 20, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 26 Right to Sing Rally By J.R. Goddard Judson Memorial Church, with its immense wooden cross rising dramaticall... More >>

  • Jimmy and His Needle

    published Nov 27, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 13, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 25 'It Had to Happen' By Mary Perot Nichols Last Thursday morning a 21-year-old boy lay dead in his own hallway... More >>

  • The Day Janet Napolitano Will Never Live Down

    published Nov 26, 2008

    Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano, you may have heard, is being considered for the post of Homeland Security secretary by President-Elect Barack Obama. Earlier today, we posted a story which provides ... More >>

  • John Wilcock Defends Henry Miller

    published Nov 26, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 6, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 24 The Village Square By John Wilcock [Henry Miller is] regarded by many as one of the great writers of his time... More >>

  • The Coffee Houses Strike Back!

    published Nov 25, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 30, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 23 Gaslight Boss Blasts Police The MacDougal Street turmoil, which has seen Fire Department closings, summonses,... More >>

  • Andrew Sarris Demands You See This

    published Nov 24, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 23, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 22 Movie Journal By Andrew Sarris As long as the great foreign films continue to trickle into New York at the p... More >>

  • When Lofts were New

    published Nov 21, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 16, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 21 Loft Colony Holds Out By Patrick Chavez Where does a New York artist, writer, or photographer go when he can... More >>

  • When Hips and Squares Collide

    published Nov 20, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 9, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 20 'Tis Merry to Be Married in a Village Coffee House By Mary Virginia Briggs The Harlequin Cafe Theatre at 23 W... More >>

  • Romany Marie: Death of a Village Icon

    published Nov 19, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 2, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 19 La Reine Est Morte By Mary Perot Nichols "Yes indeed, yes indeed, yes indeed, the old man mumbled as he shuff... More >>

  • The Voice Shrinks in Size -- in 1961

    published Nov 18, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 23, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 18 Voice Wins Again (And Shrinks) TOP TABLOID AGAIN, The Village Voice last Friday in Syracuse was named num... More >>

  • The Long, Slow Death of Bookshops

    published Nov 17, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 16, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 17 Book Row By John Wilcock In a leisurely age that seems not so long ago, husbands and wives could always f... More >>

  • Jonas Mekas Loves Marilyn Monroe

    published Nov 14, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 9, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 16 Movie Journal By Jonas Mekas Marilyn Monroe, the Saint of Nevada Desert. When everything has been said abo... More >>

  • Bourgeois of the World, Relax

    published Nov 13, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 2, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 15 Bourgeois of the World, Relax If you are a middle-class type who has fled to the anonymous classlessness of... More >>

  • Villager Survives Plane Crash, Jokes About It

    published Nov 12, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 26, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 14 Villager Unhurt as Plane Pancakes Jack Keenan, a Village resident and labor-relations man, did not plan to ... More >>

  • Schizo Letter of the Day - Armageddon Alert!

    published Nov 11, 2008

    Our schizo letter of the day begins with a nice touch - handwritten at the top are two lines of telling self-reflection: Believe it or not, this article is on-target. And now, for a sample of what ... More >>

  • Why the Mormons Hate the Gays

    published Nov 11, 2008

    Michael Musto really stepped in it yesterday when he pointed out on his blog that tomorrow evening there will be a peaceful protest outside the Manhattan Mormon Temple on Columbus Avenue at 65th Str... More >>

  • Before 'Carjacking' Was A Word

    published Nov 11, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 19, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 13 Auto Mayhem A 30-year-old alleged former mental patient last Saturday afternoon set off a series of acciden... More >>

  • A Developer Explains High-Priced Condos To Us

    published Nov 10, 2008

    It's probably useless complaining about the seemingly endless supply of new housing for the rich in New York, which doesn't appear to be slowing down even as we head into the next Great Depression. ... More >>

  • Cups Down! It's a Coffeeshop Raid!

    published Nov 10, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 12, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 12 Gaslight's Night-of-Travail By Dan List A goodly portion of the Sabbath was unwillingly observed last week... More >>

  • Jean Shepherd Defended! And 1960's Best Films

    published Nov 07, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 5, 1961, Vol. VI, No. 9 Shep Dear Sir: A fine way to treat your good friend and generous champion, Jean Shepherd! I'm referring to S... More >>

  • Jean Shepherd, Hatemonger?

    published Nov 06, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 29, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 8 Entertainment: Jean Shepherd Through New Year's Eve, Jean Shepherd will be at One Sheridan Square, making s... More >>

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