In the epic quest to find the perfect snack, New Yorkers may want to take a turn into Brooklyn to buy a bag of BjornQorn, a bold popcorn looking not only to become your go-to nosh but maybe even to save the world. Former freshman dorm-mates at Bard College, Bjorn Quenemoen and Jamie O'Shea combined ... More >>
Designer Tom Ford said a fashionable mouthful in his interview with Fern Mallis at the 92nd Street Y the other night. Here are the tres chic highlights, as reported by well-dressed attendee Christian Freedom: "Though Wikipedia states that Tom went to Bard College, he never attended that school. ... More >>
David Horvitz is $58,412.10 in debt after getting an MFA from Bard College. A Brooklyn-based artist who's currently "not working," he has a grand plan that might also count as a crowd-sourced experimental art project, a project that he has recently released to the Internet: Help repay his stu ... More >>
A group of kids from New York City's exclusive Stuyvesant High School are being disciplined after a classmate posted a video they recorded to YouTube, in which four white guys hold an embarrassing cypher, taking turns freestyle rapping over a slap-bass beat. Their abuse of the form is less of ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. After last year's itchy (and shockingly prescient) Bedbugs 7", the scum-scraping bloody-booger-wipes in nu-pigfuckers Pop. 1280 have returned with their first 12", The Grid EP. Holing up in producer ... More >>
via Yahoo ShineWho should we feel worse for: Chelsea Clinton, who's trying to have a normal wedding as the public speculates about every detail, or Emn Haddad-Friedman, a Brooklyn teacher scheduled to marry on the same day and in the same town where Clinton is widely rumored to be tying the k ... More >>
Sixteen years after a controversial departure, a return
Downtown HEADS for the hills!
Bill Clinton and the Pataki administration made a huge mistake when they signed legislation in the mid-1990s that blocked state prisoners from obtaining a college education from their cells. That's the finding of a report released Friday by the Correctional Association of New York, a leading p ... More >>
Your own private Idaho. When you can no longer afford even a night out in Boise, Idaho, your country's in deep financial trouble. In a clever immorality tale about 21st century capitalism, the Wall Street Journal tells us this morning that people in the Intermountain West are having to give up m ... More >>
The experimental filmmaker offers a ride through an anxious brain
On the eve of his PEN American Center celebration, the Nigerian author sits down with the Voice.
DOWNLOAD Old Time Relijun, "Daemon Meeting" (MP3) Old Time Relijun, "Indestructible Life" (MP3) Any idea this little corner of the Interuniverse was important enough to quote in a press release? Me neither. Then again, it's not your SOTC narrator, it's that Monday guy who's press-release material. ... More >>
Lights on, lights off-Turner-winning conceptualist Martin Creed gets a major U.S. retrospective
But while a Republican, the mayor made quite a contribution to the party
A choreographer with a painterly eye deconstructs Christian imagery
Romantic-era composer and postmodern choreographer commune across centuries
The quintessential 'Broadway opera,' Blitzstein's Regina demands a full set of theatrical skills.
Lynne Harriton was the jury foreman at Andre Smith's trial in the Carnegie Deli murder case. Now she's his closest friend.
Down and out in Brooklyn, young artists turn to public assistance
A.J. Liebling had an eye for the beauty of a con and an ear for the city's idioms
Three Months, 11 Exhibits
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Marquee Architects Draw Mixed Reviews on Campus
Nuruddin Farah Talks About Raw Nerves, Refugees, and the Imagination
Red-Letter Day for a Counterculture Experiment
Tracking the Resurgence of Experimental Film
A First-Time Director's DIY Solution
Despite his recent troubles, it's business as usual for Carl McCall