It's high time Chuck Cleaver and Lisa Walker, the core of Cincinnati crust-stained yet dreamy jangle-pop heroes Wussy, get uttered in the same breath as holier-than-thou lady/dude combos like John Doe & Exene, Ira & Georgia, Mac & Laura, and Thurston & Kim. The rough-and-tumble, whiny disposition of ... More >>
At 9:26 pm EST Wednesday night, LeBron James told us what we already knew.
Since Tuesday night, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Stephen A. Smith had been betting his reputation on LeBron's choice of the Miami Heat, and nearly three hours before the climactic moment, rumors of preparations for ... More >>
Terry Pluto, sports columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, has been covering LeBron James since his first high school game. His latest book, LeBron James: The Making of an MVP (cowritten with PD Cavs beat writer Brian Winters) is the definitive work to date on how James became the best pla ... More >>
David Thomas tries somebody else's face on for size. Photo by Richard Gehr.
Le Poisson Rouge
Sunday March 29
We can't read most of the notes we scribbled during Pere Ubu's rendering of Alfred Jarry's 1896 Absurdist masterpiece "Ubu Roi" at (le) Poisson Rouge last night. But that t ... More >>
Erika Wennerstrom: "I want to sound like Nico and Lou Reed."
photo by Cambria HarkeyDave Colvin, Erika Wennerstrom, Jesse Ebaugh
Heartless Bastards are having an incredible year: a spot on The Late Show with David Letterman, great reviews for their latest record The Mountain, and an appearance on ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
November 25, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 6
James Brown: Knocking 'Em Dead in Bed-Stuy
By Susan Brownmiller
An hour and a half before show time they queue up in front of the Brevoort. The posters are stuck up everywhere, in the bars, the lunch ... More >>
Dark Meat at last year's SXSW, photo by Rebecca Smeyne
See, it's totally lame, don't worry, you're not missing a thing
South by Southwest just firebombed everybody's inboxes with a partial list of names playing this year's barbecue-and-booze blitz. A quick scan reveals the midsize marquee names to ... More >>