Professor Conan T. BarbarianThe website for Trinity College in Dublin was vastly improved last week when a prankster posted the profile of a new English professor, Dr. Conan T. Barbarian. The profile, which has since been taken down but can be viewed on the cached page, features a picture of ... More >>
Burnham, circa 1960, at the telescope Clyde Tombaugh used to find Pluto 30 years earlier Today, June 16, 2011, would have been Robert Burnham Jr.'s 80th birthday. Burnham was an Arizona astronomer who produced one of the most unusual, and most beloved, set of books of science, his Burnham's ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 9, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 45 films in focus by Andrew Sarris By the time you read this column you will know the results of the 1972 election. You will know who won and by how large a margin, and everything you read will be color ... More >>
But the empirical method thwarts theatermakers again
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 8, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 8 Dick Gregory on His Way To Entertain the Jailed By Joe Flaherty Dick Gregory sat under the pale spot at Art D'Lugoff's Village Gate, his hands fluttering around his head like black and orange butterf ... More >>
Orpheus, Dick, and a little reefer: our annual round-up of the year's best
On to Chapter Two! We ask another round of authors for recommendations.
Portrait of the artist as a young man (and his lover as an old one)
Enough with the news anchors running the debatesit's time to give Oprah a turn
How Is It That Mike Milbury Hasnt Been Voted Off the Island Yet?