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  • Attica: The Death of '60s Radicalism

    published Dec 31, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 16, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 37 Attica: the death of '60s radicalism By Clark Whelton There are three treatments for cancer -- radiation,... More >>

  • The 20 Most-Read <i>Village Voice</i> Stories of 2010
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    The 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2010

    published Dec 30, 2010

    This really felt like a breakout year at the Voice, with our big NYPD investigative series, the Runnin' Scared, Sound of the City, and Fork in the Road blogs blowing up, and, um, you know, we're still... More >>

  • Bella Abzug Helps Quixotic NYC Attempt to Divorce Itself From Albany

    published Dec 30, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 9, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 36 The divorce proceedings for the 51st State By Robin Reisig In a room improbably decorated with six huge ma... More >>

  • Art Director John Dixon's 10 Favorite Voice Covers of 2010

    published Dec 29, 2010

    We're still tallying which of our 2010 stories were most popular with readers, but in the meantime, we asked art director John Dixon to choose his 10 favorite Village Voice covers of the year. Here th... More >>

  • A.J. Weberman Buries Paul McCartney

    published Dec 29, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 2, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 35 The McCartney Burial: 'His ego was his amigo' By Blair Sabol Maybe it's time for A.J. Weberman to change h... More >>

  • It's 1971, and the Voice is Already Nostalgic for the 1960s

    published Dec 28, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 26, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 34 One-way street By Lucian K. Truscott IV Last Wednesday was hot and sunny. On St. Mark's Place, once the home... More >>

  • Billy Jack is the 'Nicest Surprise' of 1971

    published Dec 27, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 19, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 33 A vision of American multiplicity By Stuart Byron One feels that de Tocqueville, or Frederick Jackson Turner... More >>

  • Wavy Gravy Gets Clobbered at MSG

    published Dec 24, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 12, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 32 Who clubbed the clown? By Ron Rosenbaum Wavy Gravy, recovering from amoebic dysentery, tropical fever, opium... More >>

  • George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton: The Concert for Bangladesh

    published Dec 23, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 5, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 31 The Event wound up as a Love Feast By Don Heckman You could see it was going to be an Event almost immediatel... More >>

  • Troy Donahue Explains Charlie Manson's Appeal: "His Cock."

    published Dec 22, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 29, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 30 Troy Donahue was always just like he is By Ron Rosenbaum Why interview Troy Donahue anyway? "Believe me, you ... More >>

  • Drugs and Porno in the Village? Oh my!

    published Dec 21, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 22, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 29 Hitting where it hurts By Mary Perot Nichols Greenwich Villagers have been noticing for some time now that som... More >>

  • Losing Satchmo and Jim Morrison The Same Week

    published Dec 20, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 15, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 28 Jim Morrison By Don Heckman It was another one of those times, last week. In one day the papers reported the d... More >>

  • TV With Dirty Words: NY's Public Access Debuts

    published Dec 17, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 8, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 27 The electric soapbox: 'This is your channel' By Robin Reisig "We spent 10 hours last night taking out all the d... More >>

  • The Last Show at the Fillmore

    published Dec 16, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 1, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 26 Fillmore, Summer of '71: Graduation Day By Don Heckman So it turned out to be with a whimper, after all. Expect... More >>

  • Nat Hentoff's Role in the Pentagon Papers

    published Dec 15, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 24, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 25 U.S. v. N.Y. Times v. Zion v. Earth By Nat Hentoff As has been noted in the Washington Post, among other place... More >>

  • Abbie Hoffman Peddles "Steal This Book"

    published Dec 14, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 17, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 24 Steal This Story By Alan Weitz A new street vendor was hawking his wares on the sidewalks of New York last wee... More >>

  • Lenny Bruce Isn't Served By "Lenny," Nat Hentoff Says

    published Dec 13, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 10, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 23 The hunting of Lenny Bruce By Nat Hentoff During the first half of the play, "Lenny," I was thinking primarily... More >>

  • Germaine Greer: Liberal, not Liberated

    published Dec 10, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 3, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 22 Germaine Greer is a liberal woman By Minda Bikman Last August 26, after 50,000 women marched down Fifth Avenue,... More >>

  • Elaine May! Stacy Keach! Otto Preminger! It's the 1971 Obies!

    published Dec 09, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 27, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 21 27 Receive 'Obies' for '70-'71 By Clark Whelton The 16th annual Village Voice Off-Broadway theatre awards were ... More >>

  • The View from the Panther Trial Jury Box

    published Dec 08, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 20, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 20 Notes from the Panther jury box By Edwin Kennebeck We found them not guilty, 13 Black Panthers, on all 12 count... More >>

  • Melvin Peebles Gets a BAADASSSSS Review from the Voice

    published Dec 07, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 13, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 19 Protest package By Michael Kerbel Melvin Van Peebles's "SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG" does for the black m... More >>

  • Bill Graham Closes Down The Fillmore

    published Dec 06, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 6, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 18 Remember the Fillmore? By Lucian K. Truscott IV Out on the street, a group of black-clad, tough-looking longhair... More >>

  • MEMO TO FOSTER KAMER

    published Dec 03, 2010

    You still owe us $978,123 for the dick joke. I'll take a check.... More >>

  • When Vets Went on the Spring Offensive Against the Vietnam War

    published Dec 03, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 29, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 17 The vets & Mayday By Robin Reisig WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A man in dirty green was shouting at me in a language I... More >>

  • NASA Bores Us to Tears: Bacteria Eats Arsenic, Probably Shits It, Too

    published Dec 02, 2010

    Well, this is turning into a letdown of the microbe-on-Mars kind. Just hours ago, we were on the edge of our seats waiting for a big announcement that NASA had found some new form of life on Earth, o... More >>

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