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  • Maysles Brothers Release 'Gimme Shelter,' One Year After Altamont

    published Nov 02, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 19, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 47 Scenes By Howard Smith IT WAS A LONG WAY from Woodstock to Altamont. Knowing upfront what happened at Altam... More >>

  • A Squirming Penis, Emerging on Prince Street

    published Nov 01, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 12, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 46 Of rats and men By Nancy Barber Blood. Guts. Rats. Naked people. Right there on Prince Street in front of P... More >>

  • Jail Time for Selling R. Crumb Comics!

    published Oct 29, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 5, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 45 Bookshop Bust: Convicted for Selling Zap By Jack Newfield Last year an undercover policeman from the Morals ... More >>

  • Even with a Shirtless Robert Redford and Johnny Cash Soundtrack: 'Rotten to the Core'

    published Oct 28, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 29, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 44 Film: Little Fauss By Molly Haskell Can Robert Redford be a nasty skunk? Can Jack Nicholson be without charm... More >>

  • Lance Armstrong in 39 Quotes

    published Oct 27, 2010

    To celebrate Lance Armstrong's 39th birthday, Cyclingnews writer Peter Cossins has put together 39 of the cyclist's best quotes that span his long winning career. The collection of utterances neatly ... More >>

  • Nat Hentoff: I Was an Extremist for the N.Y. Times

    published Oct 27, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 22, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 43 I was an extremist for the N.Y. Times By Nat Hentoff On October 14, Representative Richard Ichord, chairman ... More >>

  • The 'Voice' is 55 Today

    published Oct 26, 2010

    55 years ago today, the first issue of a newspaper put out by editor Daniel Wolf and publisher Edwin Fancher (and paid for by their buddy Norman Mailer) made its debut in the Village. More than half ... More >>

  • Pre-Roe v. Wade, Abortion in NYC Still Difficult in 1970

    published Oct 26, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 15, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 42 The New Abortion Law: Back to the Quacks By Robin Reisig If you need an abortion after next Monday, when New... More >>

  • Janis Joplin, 1942-1970

    published Oct 25, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 8, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 41 Scenes By Howard Smith LAST WEDNESDAY I TAPED a phone interview with Janis Joplin from California. I played i... More >>

  • WTF? Best of NYC...with Los Angeles Backdrop??

    published Oct 22, 2010

    ​Hey, New Yorkers, we just discovered another reason you should pick up a copy of this week's super-special "Best of NYC" issue of the Village Voice. We have no doubt it's going to be a collector's ... More >>

  • Prune Juice Jenny: 'They All Worked Here'

    published Oct 22, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 1, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 40 Prune Juice Jenny: 'They All Worked Here' By Lucian K. Truscott IV The short lady in rhinestones and chiffon ... More >>

  • Bike Lanes on City Streets Coming 'Soon': 1970

    published Oct 21, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 24, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 39 Cyclists in The City: Ride On! By Clark Whelton A thousand bicyclists left Central Park last Wednesday mor... More >>

  • Partying Down at Bill Buckley's House

    published Oct 20, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 17, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 38 A Day at the Buckleys: Big Blight at Great Elm By Barbara Long SHARON, Connecticut -- Several months befor... More >>

  • 'Five Easy Pieces' Highlights the 1970 New York Film Fest

    published Oct 19, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 10, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 37 Films in Focus By Andrew Sarris September is upon us and with it the (Eighth) New York Film Festival of wh... More >>

  • 1970: The Women's National Strike for Equality

    published Oct 14, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 3, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 36 Women on the March: 'We're a Movement Now!' By Mary Breasted ...There was no great unity of styles or goal... More >>

  • A Gink's Last Gasp: Stop, You're Killing Me

    published Oct 13, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 27, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 35 A Gink's Last Gasp: Stop, You're Killing Me By Paul A. Du Brul I am a member of a minority group. I have lung... More >>

  • Richard M. Nixon, Cinephile

    published Oct 12, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 20, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 34 Film in Focus By Andrew Sarris President Richard M. Nixon may not be quite the cinephile his recent press not... More >>

  • Janis Joplin Highlights a Surprisingly Good 'Summer Festival for Peace' at Shea

    published Oct 11, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 13, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 33 Riffs By Don Heckman If anybody out there is looking for a convenient, already-built set for a film of Kafka'... More >>

  • Daniel Montalvo, 19, Leaves Scientology, Which Convinces LA Sheriff to Jail Him For It (UPDATED)
    FEATURED STORY

    Daniel Montalvo, 19, Leaves Scientology, Which Convinces LA Sheriff to Jail Him For It (UPDATED)

    published Oct 08, 2010

    An amazing story is hitting the Internet today of 19-year-old Daniel Montalvo, a lifelong Scientologist who decided to leave the wacky cabal, only to find himself arrested by LA sheriff's deputies and... More >>

  • Mungo Jerry Arrives to Save Rock 'n' Roll

    published Oct 08, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 6, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 32 Riffs By Andrew Lycett LONDON -- The Beatles are dead, the Stones are playing bad, repetitive music. In fact, ... More >>

  • MEMO TO BRUCE McMAHAN, DAUGHTER-SEDUCER (UPDATED)
    FEATURED STORY

    MEMO TO BRUCE McMAHAN, DAUGHTER-SEDUCER (UPDATED)

    published Oct 07, 2010

    Dear Bruce, Listen, I know you have a lot of money. Like, piles of cash that you don't know what to do with. But surely, there's got to be a better way to throw your money away than to keep trying... More >>

  • Woodstock Hangover: Ripping Off Rock Festivals

    published Oct 07, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 30, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 31 Rip-offs and revival By Don Heckman Summer rock festivals. Hippie capitalists. Rip-offs. Exploitation of the "r... More >>

  • Woodstock Hangover: The New York Pop Festival Doesn't Measure Up

    published Oct 06, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 23, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 30 A study in mistrust By Carman Moore Imagine packing a picnic lunch, taking a few of your friends out to the co... More >>

  • The Non-Crazy Responses to "White America Has Lost Its Mind"

    published Oct 05, 2010

    After twice publishing examples of the nutcases and bigots who responded to last week's cover story, "White America Has Lost Its Mind," we thought we'd share some of the other kind, the people who rea... More >>

  • Kermit the Frog Brings the Green, Freaks Out Silly People

    published Oct 05, 2010

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 29 'Sesame Street' Learns It's Paved with Gold By Carol B. Liebman The Children's Television Workshop, producers o... More >>

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