Better Than: The emotional, drug-enhanced séance you and your friends in college hosted to listen to In the Aeroplane Over the Sea in near-total darkness If you're into Neutral Milk Hotel, there's no way to show up to a concert like last night's and not brace for the worst. The quartet is one of t ... More >>
We keep seeing Twitter reactions as people are stunned to see a 2-minute ad for Scientology show up on network television. We've written earlier about the negative reactions the ad is getting as it appeared during NFL playoff games, the Miss America pageant, the Golden Globes, and during such weekly ... More >>
In November we started a new feature here on Fridays: the Voice has obtained hundreds of copies of L. Ron Hubbard's previously unpublished "Orders of the Day," which he gave to crew members as he sailed the Mediterranean. Our documents cover the period from late 1968 through 1971, and this time we'r ... More >>
In Waste Of Paint, our writer/artist team of Jamie Peck and Debbie Allen will review goings-on about town in words and images. This weekend, Debbie and I continued our Homeric quest to find bands over which to get excited. In an effort to broaden our search, we decided to look a little bit ... More >>
As Gay Pride Week starts, the LGBT Center is hosting its annual Garden Party tonight, a fundraiser that many old-time LGBT activists have viewed with increasing skepticism — most of the people who use the center can't afford the $100 admission. And this year, the Israel/Palestine situation, ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 15, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 11 John Lindsay: Goodbye to all that by Clark Whelton It had been raining through the early spring afternoon, but 30 minutes before John Lindsay was due to land in Milwaukee the weather turned around and ... More >>
The prospect of post-blues dirge shredders Come reforming with all four original members didn't exactly trigger an earth-shaking ruckus akin to what ensued when Guided by Voices and Dinosaur Jr schlepped their "classic" lineups on the road. But the reunion of singer/guitarist/badass Thalia ... More >>
Sarah DiGregorioTrade plot twists for the pretzel kind. Somewhere on a dusty chunk of earth bordered by two rivers, a king's BFF got shit-faced on beer, then started yelling at the hooker who was trying to ply him with alcohol. You might think this titillating bit marks the beginning of a Mid ... More >>
20 years later, our bandannad national treasure is still kicking ass and taking names
Charles Mee's Iphigenia 2.0 throws a big violent Greek weddingand it's yours
A new play wants to convince you that the Bard was black, Jewish, and female
From the 'Voice' archives: Remembering Robert Altman through the words of Voice critics past
Shaikhing up race, faith, and adolescence for a potent shot of Updike noir
Is the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees turning into a war of attrition?
For city and glory, Dan Doctoroff seeks Olympic gold at home and abroad
Is Anyone Watching the Iraqi Media Network?
Todd Graff's Camp's Youth and Follies
Did the Media Have a Choice?
Scrounging Up $3 Billion in 'New' Tax Money? Hey, No Problem.
How Pataki's Disastrous Energy Plan Fattened His Friends and Campaign Coffers
Cities Die. Should New York Be the First to Clone Itself?
The SITI Company Makes a 'Room' of Its Own
The Worst of the Best in College Football
The Triumph of Cynicism at the Times
A Greek Director Updates the Eleusinian Mysteries