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  • Where's the Yachting News?

    published Nov 05, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 22, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 8 Rundown Dear Sir: Un-Voiced Thoughts: I love Bill Manville, but finding out that he's a chief copywriter i... More >>

  • Beyond the Beat Generation

    published Nov 04, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 15, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 7 Beyond the Beat Generation By John Fles Any writer who hasn't been profoundly affected by the literary rev... More >>

  • Bartle's Bull: Old Voice Guy Goes McCain

    published Nov 03, 2008

    With more and more names added to the stunning list of prominent Republicans who have shunned John McCain and endorsed Barack Obama -- the most notable, of course, being former Secretary of State Coli... More >>

  • A Maverick in the Village

    published Nov 03, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 8, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 6 'Don Peyote' Tilts With Police Cabaret Bureau By J.R. Goddard In this Age of Conformity it's good to know a... More >>

  • Mad Men Drain Your Soul

    published Oct 31, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 1, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 6 Saloon Society By Bill Manville Two speeches in an uptown saloon; one delivered to me, one overheard. The o... More >>

  • The Princess and the Belafonte

    published Oct 30, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 24, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 5 Royal Invasion at Bank St. School By Mary Perot Nichols The visit by a royal princess to the Bank Street S... More >>

  • Sex on Campus? No Way!

    published Oct 29, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 17, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 4 Sex on Campus? By J.R. Goddard "Campus sex" may not be for all students, but why not condone it for those ... More >>

  • Dorothy Lamour Glams Up the Village

    published Oct 28, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 10, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 3 Lamour in the Village By Mary Perot Nichols There was a pedestrian traffic jam at the corner of Sixth Aven... More >>

  • Schizo Letter of the Day

    published Oct 27, 2008

    From the Voice mailbag: Vikas Bhushan, author of First Aid for the Boards [Various test-prep manuals], is behind a monstrous conspiracy involving the government, the entertainment industry, and multi... More >>

  • 1960 Election Not Close, At Least in the Village

    published Oct 27, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 3, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 2 Kennedy - 2 to 1 in the Village A landslide in Greenwich Village for Senator John F. Kennedy was strongly in... More >>

  • Matt Lauer's Roast: Tom Cruise, Katie Couric, and 3 Hours of Dick Jokes

    published Oct 24, 2008

    Just got back from the Hilton in midtown after three hours of dick and pussy jokes from some of the biggest stars of TV and film. Over plates of rubbery chicken, with Howard Stern in the audience, w... More >>

  • Nat Hentoff Digs Bill Manville's Book

    published Oct 24, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 27, 1960, Vol. VI, No. 1 Second Chorus By Nat Hentoff Nat reviews his colleague Bill Manville's newly released book, "Saloon Society... More >>

  • An Early Village Voice Lexicon

    published Oct 23, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 20, 1960, Vol. V, No. 52 Saloon Society By Bill Manville Mindful of the fact that Voice readers live in every state of the Republic,... More >>

  • Front-Page 1960 News -- Dog Bites Boy!

    published Oct 22, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 13, 1960, Vol. V, No. 51 Wanted in Rabies Test Mrs. Douglas Brown, of 70 West 11th Street, is looking for the dog who took a nip out ... More >>

  • Bill Manville's Saloon Society -- the Book!

    published Oct 21, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 6, 1960, Vol. V, No. 50 Saloon Society By Bill Manville "Saloon Society: The Diary of a Year Beyond Aspirin" will be published next ... More >>

  • From the Heartland: Obama as Antichrist

    published Oct 20, 2008

    Working and living on this deepest blue of the nation's blue islands of liberal influence, it can be startling to get a dispatch like the following from one's far-flung friends in Red State Land. Thi... More >>

  • Harlan Ellison's Day in Jail

    published Oct 20, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 29, 1960, Vol. V, No. 49 My Day in Stir By Harlan Ellison If Hemingway hadn't said: "A man should never write about what he doesn'... More >>

  • Tom Cruise and Oprah at Katie's Play: A Review

    published Oct 20, 2008

    Friday night, after we scored a couple of tickets to the star-studded new production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, we were looking forward to elbowing our way past a mob of Guy Fawkes impersonator... More >>

  • Madly for Adlai!

    published Oct 17, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 22, 1960, Vol. V, No. 48 Stevenson on Republicans "I am prepared to concede that there are some good Republicans. I would trust the... More >>

  • Belly Laughs in the Eisenhower Era

    published Oct 16, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 15, 1960, Vol. V, No. 47 Button, Button Dear Sir: A few weeks ago you published a letter suggesting that we change the Beat Genera... More >>

  • Getting a Fix from 'The Connection'

    published Oct 15, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 8, 1960, Vol. V, No. 46 So You Don't Identify By Mike Newberry So you don't identify with Marlon or Montgomery. Clift, that is, no... More >>

  • Belzer's Novel About Belzer!

    published Oct 14, 2008

    Richard Belzer sent us a copy of his new book, I Am Not A Cop!, and we actually like it. This one isn't about JFK, UFOs or any of the other conspiracies that Belzer has written about before. This... More >>

  • Harlan Ellison Reports from the Front Lines

    published Oct 14, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 1, 1960, Vol. V, No. 45 Coffee Houses Are Cabarets, Police Say; Owners Deny It By Harlan Ellison Though far from ended, the recent... More >>

  • The Voice Makes a Move in 1960

    published Oct 13, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 25, 1960, Vol. V, No. 44 The Voice Moves to Sheridan Square Almost five years to the week that it first occupied its battered and now ... More >>

  • Village Voice Praise for a Times Column

    published Oct 10, 2008

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 18, 1960, Vol. V, No. 43 Swinging Times Column By John Wilcock One of the brightest spots in one of the dullest of newspapers, the Ne... More >>

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