The NSA controversy, which continues to develop, has been useful in a lot of ways. It's gotten people talking after a long period of quiet about the surveillance powers of the state -- and whereas the national security state had legions of defenders back in post-9/11 days, in these post-post-9/11 da ... More >>
We've reported on iPhone thefts too many times: a few weeks back, we covered the runaway smartphone fugitive who thwarted his captors in a subway turnstile, which rides off the coattail of a Daily News report that these thefts have risen 44% in the past year. Another week, another blog post wit ... More >>
On Franklin Road and North 21st Avenue in Caldwell, Idaho, this little sign above exists. Even though it really bears no repeating, here's what it says.On the left is a picture Aurora shooting suspect, James Holmes - the man behind the largest mass shooting in American history - and a count of the n ... More >>
It's been a busy year for Bruce Springsteen. In March, he released Wrecking Ball, his seventeenth studio album and tenth release to top the Billboard 200, and after packing in arenas across America throughout the spring, he took the E Street Band to Europe. His name is also in a top-40 entry on the ... More >>
Last week, hot on the heels of the Congressional debt-ceiling fiasco and the ensuing stock market drop, Standard & Poor's downgraded the credit rating of the United States of America from AAA to AA , and placed the ailing superpower on "CreditWatch with negative implications." The reactions of Ame ... More >>
Jay-Z and Kanye West are not like us mere mortals. These are celestial bodies, ones who can sample seminal Otis Redding tracks ("Try a Little Tenderness") and not worry for a second about clearance. Hell, Hova isn't even worried about cops anymore, bragging "I got five passports, I'm never go ... More >>
Janet ReitmanOn Tuesday, we sat down with Janet Reitman, author of the terrific new book Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion, which is just hitting bookstores and will be released officially in July. Inside Scientology is a masterful telling of the Scientology ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 4, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 18 The Orwellian President: Vietnam is the struggle By David McReynolds I have, for some time, been bothered by the degree to which my father and Nixon seem alike. I love my father and, while I do not hate ... More >>
David Zwirner hosts the artist's new show, 'Corporate'
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Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 22, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 19 Scenes by Howard Smith NEW YORK's golden ears came out ringing from the Saturday evening performances of Janis Joplin at the Anderson Theatre on Second Avenue. The two shows were the East Coast prem ... More >>
The scene at City Hall Park yesterday afternoon.The sun shone brightly yesterday afternoon on an assembled crowd of parents and children who gathered in City Hall Park to protest A812, the Department of Education's recently instituted regulation banning school bake sales. Holding signs with s ... More >>
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